My account is disabled

Discussion in 'iPod' started by AeroBar, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Jan 21, 2009

    I have a US iTunes account, but I live outside the USA. I've been using it to buy TV shows because our TV reception was crap until we finally went digital. I know it's not "allowed" but I figured it was okay if I was paying anyway.:)

    Several months ago the account was disabled (I purchased an iTunes voucher on eBay just before the seller was banned - that is all I know).:(

    Should I contact Apple support and see if they can reactivate it?
    or should I just leave it?

    Could I end up losing my original account in Ireland because I have my name on the US account?

  2. macrumors 604

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    Lots of sellers on eBay were selling iTunes gift cards either purchased with stolen credit cards or from hacked cards. Apple responded by disabling all accounts that do that. Other posts have talked about it on the forums; try searching and calling Apple.
  3. macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    San Jose (CA)
    I called Apple about it and they reactivated my account.
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jan 21, 2009

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