October 28, 2010
In Depth: eBay’s Brian Bieron on Internet Sales Tax
eBay Main Street recently asked Brian Bieron, Senior Director, Federal Government Relations and Global Public Policy to discuss the latest in Internet sales taxes. <A href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/in-depth-ebay-brian-bieron-int... Here</a> to read the transcript.
October 27, 2010
In Case You Missed It
Check out this great interview with PayPal President Scott Thompson. Scott talks about the exciting future for PayPal, as well as great overview of the PayPal in general. <a href="http://pressheretv.com/?p=852">Click here</a> to check out part one, and <a href="http://pressheretv.com/?p=855">Click here</a> to check out part two.
October 27, 2010
eBay Gets on Track with a Big Finish at NASCAR
eBay Motors sponsored NASCAR driver Mark Martin and the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the Tums Fast Relief 500, held Oct. 24 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. Martin finished in second place behind No. 11 Denny Hamlin. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-gets-track-big-finish-nas... here</a> to read more.
October 27, 2010
Check Out Innovate 2010
This week PayPal is kicking off its developer’s conference in San Francisco, Innovate 2010. Innovate gives developers a chance to learn about all the exciting new tools available and how they can use them in new and unique ways. <a href="https://www.thepaypalblog.com/2010/10/welcome-to-innovate-2010/?utm_sour... here</a> to check out the coverage on the PayPal blog, <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ebayink/sets/72157625122054411/">Click here</a> to check out photos from the event and <a href="http://ebayinkblog.com/2010/10/26/paypal-presents-the-future-of-money-in... here</a> for the full run down on eBay Ink.
October 25, 2010
eBay on Location Goes to France
Members of the eBay Government Relations team in Europe were excited to be a part of two mini “eBay on Location” events in the French region last week. Strasbourg on Oct. 19th and Toulouse on Oct. 21st <a href="http:/www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-location-goes-france">Click here</a> to read more.
October 18, 2010
Hate Writing Checks?
PayPal’s new iPhone app will allow users to simply take a picture and have funds placed into their PayPal account. <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/207387/paypals_iphone_check_deposit_it_wo... here</span></a> check out this great article from PC World on how the app works. <a href="https://www.thepaypalblog.com/2010/10/more-than-100000-in-first-36-hours... style="color: windowtext;">Click here</span></a> to get the full scoop on the PayPal Blog,
October 8, 2010
eBay Applauds Lawmakers’ Efforts to Exempt Small Business from New Tax Bill
On September 16th, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), Congressman Jim Matheson (D-UT) and Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA) sent a <a href="/files/Small-Business-Exemption-Support-Letter.pdf" target="_blank">letter to leaders of the House Judiciary Committee</a>, urging them to reject any attempt to advance H.R. 5660, legislation expanding sales taxes on the Internet, unless a robust small business exemption is added to the legislation. eBay appreciates the support that these Members of Congress have shown for the hundreds of thousands of small online retailers and entrepreneurs that would be impacted by the new tax burdens of the proposed bill.
October 5, 2010
eBay, Microsoft, and Intel Advocate for Federal Privacy Legislation
On Monday, eBay along with Microsoft and Intel sent a letter to Chairman Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Ranking Member Ed Whitfield (R-KY), the leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, in support of Chairman Rush’s initiative to enact comprehensive privacy legislation. Over the years, eBay has advocated for strong federal privacy legislation that not only ensures consumers’ trust and confidence in ecommerce, but also encourages innovation and growth on the Internet. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-microsoft-and-intel-advoc... here</a> to read more information and find a link to the official letter.