[nycbug-talk] Internet billing

Isaac Levy ike
Thu Apr 1 03:16:16 EST 2004

Hi all,

Thanks everybody for posting such good info!

On Mar 31, 2004, at 1:21 PM, Kevin Reiter wrote:

> If anyone else has any info, please spread the word...

Another to add to this thread:


I got this recommendation from a trusted colleague at PyCon last week, 

He runs http:zopemag.com and http://www.pyzine.com , and he's a 
Germany-based company, with half of his paying subscribers and 
customers in the states- the rest all over the world.

With that, international payment simplicity is important for him, and 
he raved about how good the worldpay gateway system handles exchange 
rate currency; with the ability to stabilize prices dynamically in the 
currency of a given locale.
i.e.: if you have a subscription/product which you want to offer at a 
set rate abroad, you can set the prices abroad, and they do the 
conversion to the dollar (or your local currency) automatically at the 
time of purchase.

With that, I'm evaluating worldpay for our small isp, as about 40% of 
our clients are abroad, so this is currently the gateway that's winning 
for us.

With that, I'll keep this thread posted as we continue to settle our 


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