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I have problems with the Paypal payment process (checkout). Each step takes very long and often ends with error messages such as “403 forbidden”. My latest payment is not successful since 5 days.

They probably block tor, your exit node, incoming traffic from anonymity networks. I don’t think there is anything that whonix can do by itself, only if you try to put a vpn at the end of the chain.

Also note, it is very difficult for these companies to allow tor, they have their policy and is very improbable that you can change settings to lower their block on tor for your account.

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https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Donate/PayPal#PayPal_versus_Tor

Thank you for this link. With another browser it works.

Great!

Mostly an IP thing. Using Tor versus not using Tor. Not a browser thing.

So even Firefox over Tor would very most likely fail.