March 31, 2011
eBay Australia Wins "Best Online Retailer" Award at CHOICE Award 2011
eBay Australia proudly accepted the award for Best Online Retailer at the inagural <a href="http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/money/shopping-and-legal/shop... Award 2011</a>, beating industry heavyweights like Apple and Amazon.
March 30, 2011
Yee Haw! Texas Governor Comes to San Jose
eBay CEO John Donahoe met with Texas Governor Rick Perry last week at eBay Inc.’s headquarters in San Jose, CA. Governor Perry came to Silicon Valley to meet with tech industry executives, including heads of Facebook and HP. Donahoe gave the Governor a glimpse of eBay and PayPal’s global presence, and the two discussed ways to keep Texas a “business friendly” state. <a href="/news-events/yee-haw-texas-governor-comes-san-jose">See a photo.</a>
March 29, 2011
Fact Sheet: Protect Small Online Businesses from Costly Sales Tax Burdens
Recent Internet sales tax proposals do not establish a uniform sales tax rate among the states, nor does proposed legislation require a single sales tax rate within each state. Instead, the Internet sales tax regime envisioned by the SSTP would be complex and costly to small business sellers, requiring compliance with many thousands of state and local tax jurisdictions across the country. That\'s why any federal legislation to collect and remit sales tax on Internet commerce must include an <strong>exemption for small businesses</strong> that effectively safeguards the online small business community. <a href="/files/eBay_Robust-Small-Business-Sales-Tax-Exemption.pdf" target="_blank" title="eBay_Robust-Small-Business-Sales-Tax-Exemption">Get the facts.</a>
March 24, 2011
Obama Administration Calls for Federal Privacy Legislation
Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications, has called on Congress to pass a “Privacy Bill of Rights” that would protect consumers from unwanted data collection and use. eBay is working in an industry coalition to help develop a legislative proposal that would balance consumer protection and industry innovation. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/policy-papers/online-privacy">Read more about eBay Inc.’s position on privacy.</a>
March 23, 2011
eBay & PayPal Respond to India’s Strategy Report on Growing Exports
<p>In response to a strategy report published by India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry, PayPal and Marketplace have jointly submitted a white paper on the potential role of e-commerce and online payments in the country's growth plans.</p>
March 23, 2011
'eBay & PayPal Respond to India’s Strategy Report on Growing Exports'
'In response to a strategy report published by India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry, PayPal and Marketplace have jointly submitted a white paper on the potential role of e-commerce and online payments in the country\'s growth plans.'
March 21, 2011
PayPal Named Most Innovative Company in Finance
Fast Company magazine has named PayPal the 2011 most innovative company in the finance industry for “leading the charge on digital money.” Citing the company’s industry-leading integration with 3rd-party developers, Fast Company ranks PayPal tops on this most impressive list of financial players. <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1738549/the-10-most-innovative-companies-in-f... the entire article</a>.
March 21, 2011
eBay, StubHub Celebrate Launch of Fan Freedom Project
eBay Inc. is proud to support the launch of the Fan Freedom Project – sports and entertainment fans working together to preserve and protect the rights of live-event patrons. Check out <a href="http://www.fanfreedom.org">fanfreedom.org</a> to learn more about The Fan Freedom Project and their efforts to expose anti-consumer initiatives that thwart your freedom to buy, sell and share the tickets you purchase and you own.