May 13, 2011
PayPal Leads the Industry
Sam Shrauger, VP of Global Product and Experience at PayPal, has a great article on how PayPal is the trend setter in the online and mobile payment spaces. Sam helps to show how PayPal is an industry leader. <a href="https://www.thepaypalblog.com/2011/05/paypal-leads-others-follow/">Click here</a> to read his article on the PayPal Blog. </span></p>
May 12, 2011
More Members of Congress Pledge to Oppose New Net Taxes
eBay Inc. applauds the most recent cosponsors of H. Res. 95, which supports the "Preservation of Internet Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses" and calls on Congress to protect small online retailers from onerous new sales tax burdens. Click here to read more about the cosponsors and here to read eBay Inc.\'s position paper on Internet sales taxes
May 5, 2011
EU Rights Owners and Internet Retailers Sign Historic Agreement
This week, following two years of negotiations between Internet platforms and rights owners, 29 participants have signed an EU Memorandum of Understanding on the sale of counterfeit goods over the Internet. eBay, Amazon, LVMH, L\'Oréal, Adidas and other prominent brands agreed on a set of cooperative best practice principles. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/eu-rights-owners-and-internet-... here to read more about the Memorandum</a> and <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/policy-papers/stolen-goods">here for eBay\'s policy paper on stolen goods.</a>
May 3, 2011
Congressman Lungren Tours eBay Inc.’s Headquarters, Meets CEO John Donahoe
<a href="http://lungren.house.gov/index.html">U.S. Congressman Dan Lungren (CA-3)</a> toured eBay Inc.’s California headquarters last week and met with CEO John Donahoe to discuss public policy matters of interest to eBay, PayPal and the greater e-commerce industry. Lungren is a lead co-sponsor of <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/policy-papers/internet-sales-tax">eBay-app... legislation</a> to protect small online businesses from costly sales tax burdens.
May 3, 2011
TAKE ACTION: Preserve Your Rights to Your Tickets
Producers, sports teams and ticketing agents already have out-sized control over ticket prices, delivery fees and technologies. They\'re advocating for restrictive ticketing policies to prevent people from reselling or even sharing their tickets. If you believe that when you buy a ticket YOU own it, then tell your state legislators to preserve a vibrant secondary market. Visit the Fan Freedom Project today to make your voice heard.
April 22, 2011
“Fan Protected Paperless Ticketing”…Who’s it Really Protecting?
Don’t let the name fool you. “Fan protected paperless ticketing” is Ticketmaster’s name for its new restrictive ticketing system. And while it’s touted as a way to protect fans, this new system will actually limit fans’ rights, including the right to give away or sell your tickets online and on your own terms. Check out some press on the issue and read eBay/StubHub’s position on ticket sales.
April 21, 2011
Premier O’Farrell’s 100 Day Action Plan and how it may affect you.
On 4th Monday 2011 the Hon Barry O’Farrell MP, Premier of NSW, unveiled his 100 Day Action Plan for the State.
The 100 Day Action Plan will implement many of Premier O’Farrell’s election promises and make the improvements in NSW that the community has called for.