eBay Inc. is excited to support the launch of the Fan Freedom Project. This is an important issue for everyone who cares about preserving the secondary market – for tickets and all goods.
eBay Asia Pacific Government Relations Team (APGR) has been awarded the Best In-House team by Public Affairs Asia as part of this year\'s Gold Standard Awards. Big Congratulations to team members in Australia, Greater China, Singapore, South Korea and, more recently, Hong Kong and Japan, led by Steven Liew, Senior Director for the Asia Pacific region, who is based in Singapore.
“Buying and selling online can deliver benefits to Australian businesses in the form of greater efficiencies, broader customer base and increased revenues. Shopping online can also deliver benefits to consumers in the form of greater customer satisfaction, better product information and, in some instances, lower prices,” Senator Conroy said.
In less than 24 hours, numerous technology industry trade organizations have released public statements of support for the Lungren-Lofgren resolution "Supporting the Preservation of Internet Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses," a bipartisan effort to oppose new tax requirements on small e-tailers. Click here to see what Tech America, CCIA, NetChoice and others are saying about the news.
Today in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Daniel Lungren (R-CA) and lead Democratic sponsor Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced a bipartisan resolution “Supporting the Preservation of Internet Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses.” This resolution clearly expresses opposition to states imposing new tax burdens on small businesses on the Internet, including requirements to collect and remit sales taxes for out-of-state online purchases. Click here to read more.
Are clients slow to pay you? Check out this article by Entrepreneur magazine on ways to improve your billing situation. Here’s a hint, Number 7: “Require PayPal instant-payment.” Click
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As part of last week’s “Analyst Day,” eBay Inc. outlined growth plans for its global payments and commerce businesses. Projecting double-digit revenue and earnings growth for 2011-2013, CEO John Donahoe shared with analysts that the company is “at the forefront of shopping innovation.” Learn more here.
Singapore’s Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts announced in Parliament that a new data protection bill will likely be introduced in early 2012. The government believes that it is in Singapore’s best interests to establish a data protection regime to protect individuals\' personal data against unauthorized use and disclosure for profit.
Check out this post on the PayPal Blog about digital goods. Digital goods are growing rapidly in use and seem to be the future of content distribution.Click Here to read more.
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