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GitLab tries to address crypto-mining abuse by requiring card details for free stuff

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There are reasons why you might want to test cloud services without putting in your credit card.

Remember the story from a month ago where some startup used service X with a limit of $50 but it made some calls against service Y which cost $$$$$ and bankrupted them.

I always do tests with a reloadable visa gift card and throwaway name/email address

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