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I have some Chrome extensions to publish, but when I log into my Chrome Webstore account it says:

Before you publish your first item, you must pay a one-time US$5.00 developer registration fee. We charge this fee in order to verify developer accounts and better protect users against fraudulent activity.

As it says, this charge is to verify my account. My problem is that due to US sanctions on my country, Google doesn't provide any financial trades with us, and so I have no means to pay this $5, so I can not publish any extensions :(

My question is, by what other way I can verify my account?

Any kind of help would be appreciated.

Edit: My question is not about bypassing law, It is about finding a legal way. And I'm trying to develop opensource extensions without any commercial use.

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What's wrong with your account being verified? It's a Google policy to do so and it has nothing to do whether you want to go legal or serve NGO's. –  Jacob Jan Tuinstra Mar 10 '13 at 9:22
    
I can't think of any other way, but you can try getting a friend from another country to pay the $5 for you and pay him back in cash. –  Hydra Mar 17 '13 at 9:43
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