The un-branded cards also require an activation fee at the time of purchase.This varies based on the fixed-amount of the card that you’re purchasing. The fees are the same for Visa, Mastercard and American Express.The reloadable cards usually involve actual credit and, as such, require a social security number to be activated.Non-reloadable cards only require a name and address. It is only used in Address Verification System checks, which is the system that merchants use to verify that a person using a card to make an online purchase, is in fact the card owner.
Visa, Mastercard, and American Express prepaid cards can be purchased at most grocery and drug stores.
Simon claims that American Express cards do not need to be registered for online use.
I’ve had trouble with American Express cards, both registered and un-registered and tend to avoid them now.
If the packet was encrypted before being handed to Tor (such as with common web communications using the TLS/SSL protocol), the exit node will also be unable to read its contents.
The easiest way to use Tor is by downloading the Tor Browser Bundle.
One could use an anonymous debit card to purchase VPN and prepaid cell phone services, both of which will contribute to preserving the privacy of your electronic communications.