April 21, 2010
eBay Main Street Member Responds to Internet Tax Article
Ann Whitley Wood, an eBay Platinum Power Seller, responds to an article in the Dallas Morning News about the potential harms caused by Internet taxes on small businesses. <a href="http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/stories/041410dnbusInter... the full article</a> and Ms. Wood\'s <a href="http://dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2010/04/on-the-tax... to the editor<a/>.
April 15, 2010
Tax Day 2010 - Interview with Brian Bieron on Internet Sales Tax
Today is Tax Day 2010. We thought it would be the perfect day to get an update on the Internet sales tax issue from eBay\'s Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy. <a href="news-events/tax-day-2010-interview-brian-bieron-internet-sales-tax">Read more.</a>
April 8, 2010
PayPal iPhone App Downloaded 1 Million Times
The new PayPal iPhone application has been downloaded One Million times in only three weeks. The new PayPal application has a lot of new features including allowing users to “Bump” payments, spilt the check and of course send money, all from their phone. <a href="https://www.thepaypalblog.com/2010/04/paypal-mobile-iphone-app-one-milli... here</a> to read the article from the PayPal Blog and <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paypal/id283646709?mt=8">Click here</a> to get the app for yourself.
April 8, 2010
Government Agencies See Savings from PayPal
Government Agencies all over the US have been adopting PayPal as a way to accept payments and save money. <a href="http://www2.morganton.com/content 2010/apr/07/commissioners-ok-buying-new-online-tax-system/">Click here</a> to read about one county doing just that, and <a href="https://www.paypal-portal.com/government/gov_home.html">Click here</a> to find out more information for your county.
April 2, 2010
Breaking: eBay Victorious in Tiffany Case
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruled that eBay is meeting its responsibilities in fighting counterfeiting under trademark law. “The decision is a critically important victory for online consumers who want the best prices for genuine products and underscores eBay’s commitment to connecting buyers and sellers under the pillars of trust, value, and selection..." <a href="http://bit.ly/cNv4OX" target="_blank">Read more.</a>
March 31, 2010
The results are in from the 2010 eBay Main Street Member survey
<p>At eBay Main Street, we\'re always looking for ways to better serve our supporters. So, we recently conducted our first-ever member survey. Read what we learned from your answers and how we\'re going to put your responses to use at Main Street.</p>
March 31, 2010
Bidding for Abbott’s Swimmers Online
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s swim wear generated a raft of bidding on eBay over the last week with the winning bid reaching $3400 on Wednesday 31st March.
Mr. Abbott completed the 20/20 challenge on Sunday 21st March to raise funds for The Spastic Centre to help purchase communication and mobility equipment for children with cerebral palsy.
March 30, 2010
Poll: How often would you like to receive e-mail from eBay Main Street?
At eBay Main Street, we\'re always looking for ways to better serve our supporters. So, we recently conducted our first-ever member survey. 43% of you want more policy news, and 70% of you prefer to receive it via e-mail. Now we\'d like to know how often you want to receive e-mail from us! <a href="/news-events/results-are-2010-ebay-main-street-member-survey">Read what else we learned</a> from your answers and how we\'re going to put your responses to use at Main Street.
March 29, 2010
PayPal Announces a Partnership with TAITRA
On March 25, 2010 PayPal announced an exciting partnership with Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, TAITRA is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. <a href="https://www.paypal-mainstreet.com/dispatches/360/">Click here</a> to read more.
March 24, 2010
The Inaugural Online Business Index Launch
<p>The release of eBay‘s inaugural Australian Online Business Index (OBI) demonstrates a robust and growing e-commerce sector. The OBI found that 67% of those surveyed were optimistic about their 12 month business outlook with 38% expecting to increase staffing levels during the period.</p>