There are a lot of reasons that being approved for a merchant account to accept credit cards in the adult industry is more difficult than traditional retail businesses.
First, since the adult industry is a constant source of international debate in politics, law, and religion many acquiring (or processing/funding) banks want to maintain a distance from the adult industry not only to protect their public image.
To that end, I should point out that a solid majority of these were listed in the Dmoz directory, so they should be quality websites in good standing with the powers-that-be.
Most, if not all, are 100% free dating communities.
Establishing credit for the first time, especially if you are under 21 years of age can be difficult.
The Credit CARD Act effectively prohibits a person who is under 21 from getting a credit card unless they have a joint account holder or can prove they have the ability to repay the debt.
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