September 17, 2009
eBay Recognized As Most Trusted Company for Privacy
Privacy and information management research firm Ponemon Institute along with Internet privacy leader TRUSTe have named eBay the 2009 Most Trusted Company for Privacy, citing the company as proof that an e-commerce site can protect consumer privacy while handling massive volumes of sensitive data across the globe.
September 9, 2009
PayPal Joins Pilot Program on Open Government
PayPal is among 10 industry leaders to be a part of the open government program. Open government is part of President Obama’s mandate for transparent, participatory, and collaborative government. <a href="https://www.thepaypalblog.com/2009/09/paypal-joins-pilot-program-to-part... target="_blank">Click here</a> to read PayPal’s Chief Information Security Officer Michael Barrett’s blog post on the Open Government program.
August 26, 2009
eBay China and Shanghai Law Enforcement Host First-Ever Seminar
eBay China and Shanghai People’s Procuratorate of Huangpu District Branch jointly hosted a seminar on "Prevention Against E-Commerce Crime”. This is the first time in Shanghai for Law Enforcement authorities and E-commerce companies to sit in one room to discuss how to prevent E-commerce crime.
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August 18, 2009
iAWFUL Laws…They’re Baaaaack!
In June, we told you about iAWFUL (the Internet Advocates\' Watchlist for Ugly Laws) as part of a broader effort to push back against America\'s worst Internet legislation. This week, NetChoice unveiled iAWFUL’s newest list of the <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/files/iAWFUL-Ten-Worst-Bills-Round-2.pdf" target="_blank" title="iAWFUL Ten Worst Bills">10 Worst Internet Bills/laws in America</a>.
August 14, 2009
PayPal Introduce Student Accounts
PayPal is introducing a new product, Student Accounts. Parents can have up to four student accounts associated with their PayPal account. This is a great opportunity for parents to help teach financial responsibility to their children.<a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/08/14/paypal-makes-a-bid-for-student-ba... target="_blank">Click here</a> to watch an interview with PayPal VP Don Fotsch on the new Student Accounts. <a href="https://www.paypal.com/StudentAccounts" target="_blank">Click here</a> to get started with Student Accounts.
August 5, 2009
US Local Governments Adopt PayPal
The safety, security and cost saving benefits of PayPal are leading local governments to adopt it. <a href="http://gcn.com/articles/2009/08/05/local-governments-adopt-paypal.aspx" target="_blank">Click here</a> for the full article. <a href="https://www.paypal-portal.com/government/gov_home.html" target="_blank">Click here</a> to get started with PayPal for Governments.
July 31, 2009
US House Committee Passes Consumer Protection Against Price Fixing
Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy passed the Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act of 2009, H.R. 3190, by voice vote without opposition. eBay applauds the Committee for taking this important step to protect consumers and small businesses from the anti-competitive effects of retail price fixing.