January 13, 2011
EU Parliament Members Visit PayPal San Jose
eBay and PayPal executives recently met with several members of the European Parliament at the PayPal headquarters in downtown San Jose, CA. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/eu-parliament-members-visit-pa... here</a> to read more about the event and see a photo from the meeting.
January 12, 2011
eBay’s Asia GR Manager Talks Culture & Talent for PublicAffairsAsia
Steven Liew, senior director and legal counsel of government relations for eBay Asia Pacific, recently contributed an article to "<em>PublicAffairsAsia</em>" a digital compilation of thought leaders’ analysis for government affairs and communications professionals. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-s-asia-gr-manager-talks-c... here</a> to read more and link to the entire publication
January 11, 2011
eBay GR Mourns Victims of Arizona Shooting
The eBay Inc. Government Relations team joins the rest of the country in condemning the horrific attack on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. We send our heartfelt condolences to the families of the fallen and all of those affected by this senseless tragedy.
January 5, 2011
First Sale Doctrine Upheld in Ninth Circuit Court -- A Win for eBay Buyers and Sellers
In a victory for eBay buyers and sellers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the First Sale Doctrine this week in the case of Augusto versus Universal Music Group. After a series of previous setbacks for the First Sale Doctrine, Augusto defeated Universal Music Group. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/first-sale-doctrine-upheld-nin... here</a> to read more about the case and to download the Ninth Circuit Court\'s order.
January 5, 2011
eBay Inc. on the Scene
David London, Director of State Government Relations, and Jack Christin, Associate General Counsel for eBay Inc. attended the January 3rd inauguration of California’s new Attorney General, Kamala Harris. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-inc-scene">Click here</a> to see a photo.
December 24, 2010
On 30th November 2010, following nearly five months of consultations, the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council (CCAAC) provided to the Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs the findings regarding an inquiry into ticket onselling in the Australian market. The findings have ruled that ticket scalping is a minor issue in Australia and that no regulatory action needs to be taken.