September 9, 2009
PayPal Joins Pilot Program on Open Government
PayPal is among 10 industry leaders to be a part of the open government program. Open government is part of President Obama’s mandate for transparent, participatory, and collaborative government. Click here to read PayPal’s Chief Information Security Officer Michael Barrett’s blog post on the Open Government program.
August 26, 2009
eBay China and Shanghai Law Enforcement Host First-Ever Seminar
eBay China and Shanghai People’s Procuratorate of Huangpu District Branch jointly hosted a seminar on "Prevention Against E-Commerce Crime”. This is the first time in Shanghai for Law Enforcement authorities and E-commerce companies to sit in one room to discuss how to prevent E-commerce crime.
August 18, 2009
iAWFUL Laws…They’re Baaaaack!
In June, we told you about iAWFUL (the Internet Advocates\' Watchlist for Ugly Laws) as part of a broader effort to push back against America\'s worst Internet legislation. This week, NetChoice unveiled iAWFUL’s newest list of the 10 Worst Internet Bills/laws in America.
August 14, 2009
PayPal Introduce Student Accounts
PayPal is introducing a new product, Student Accounts. Parents can have up to four student accounts associated with their PayPal account. This is a great opportunity for parents to help teach financial responsibility to their children.Click here to watch an interview with PayPal VP Don Fotsch on the new Student Accounts. Click here to get started with Student Accounts.
July 31, 2009
US House Committee Passes Consumer Protection Against Price Fixing
Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy passed the Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act of 2009, H.R. 3190, by voice vote without opposition. eBay applauds the Committee for taking this important step to protect consumers and small businesses from the anti-competitive effects of retail price fixing.