April 19, 2011
Korea’s Joong Ang Daily Interviews eBay’s VP Tod Cohen
Joong Ang Daily, the Korean partner news agency of International Herald Tribune (IHT), recently interviewed eBay Vice President Tod Cohen in Seoul. The interview gave Tod an opportunity to share eBay’s goal of providing exceptional value to buyers all over the world and how, through eBay, local entrepreneurs and small businesses have the opportunity to reach global markets and are not limited to national boundaries. Read the <a href="http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2935027" target="_blank" title="Korea\'s JoonAng Daily | eBay executive says Korea holds special appeal">entire report</a> on the JoongAng Daily website.
April 18, 2011
‘Korea is the most wired nation in East Asia.’ - Tod Cohen, eBay VP
There\'s a simple fact that has sold countless stories on the silver screen and elsewhere: Audiences love to see the underdog win. There\'s a definite subversive pleasure in seeing the undisputed champion cornered while the fresh up-and-comer threatens the leader\'s position. And even in an unlikely setting as Korea\'s e-commerce market, such an analogy has driven the media narrative. Then who\'s in the defending corner? Multinational e-commerce giant eBay Inc., whose local unit eBay Korea owns No. 1 and No. 2 online marketplaces GMarket and Internet Auction Co., better known as Auction. <a href="http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2935027" target="_blank" title="http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2935027">Read the full article in the Korea JoongAng Daily.</a>
April 15, 2011
eBay Asia-Pacific Takes the Lead Against Counterfeits
The eBay Inc. Cross-Border Trade (CBT) Government Relations team participated in a panel discussion this month on the Internet sale of counterfeits, organized by the Quality Brand Protection Committee (QBPC) in Beijing. More than one-hundred members were in attendance, including representatives from eBay’s Asset Protection Team, The Ministry of Public Security and Louis Vuitton Malletier. <A href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-asia-pacific-takes-lead-a... here to read more about the event</a>.
April 15, 2011
eBay VP Tod Cohen Speaks at Cross Border Trade Forum
Tod Cohen, eBay\'s Vice President of Global Government Relations, was recently invited to speak at a Breakfast Forum jointly-organized by eBay and the Korea Human Development Institute. The Korea Human Development Institute is an influential research and academic organization.
April 12, 2011
eBay Applauds Senators Kerry & McCain’s ‘Privacy Bill of Rights’
eBay Applauds Senators Kerry & McCain’s ‘Privacy Bill of Rights’ Today, eBay, HP, Microsoft and Intel released a statement in support of Senator Kerry’s (D-MA) and Senator McCain’s (R-AZ) Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act. Over the years, eBay has advocated for the enactment of strong federal privacy legislation that not only ensures consumer trust and confidence in the ecommerce marketplace, but also encourages innovation and growth on the Internet. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-applauds-senators-kerry-m... here to read more about the \'Privacy Bill of Rights\'.</a>
April 8, 2011
CNBC: “Will Paperless Change the Face of the Ticket Industry?”
April 5, 2011
eBay Takes the Lead Against Counterfeits Online in China
The Cross-Border Trade (CBT) Government Relations team recently participated in a panel discussion on the online sale of counterfeits, organized by the Quality Brand Protection Committee (QBPC) in Beijing. More than 100 members were in attendance, including representatives from eBay’s Asset Protection Team, the Ministry of Public Security and Louis Vuitton Malletier.
April 4, 2011
eBay and Federation for the Blind Increase Entrepreneurial Opportunity
eBay Inc. has been committed to the issue of accessibility for several years. Whether it’s working with lawmakers on related public policy or improving technology to assist the visually impaired, we work hard to make sure that everyone who wants to use eBay can do so. <a href="http://www.ebaymainstreet.com/news-events/ebay-and-federation-blind-incr... about eBay’s recent training program in partnership with the National Federation for the Blind (NFB)</a> and <a href="http://pages.ebay.com/help/account/accessibility.html">visit eBay’s Accessibility Center</a> on <a href="http://www.ebay.com">ebay.com</a>.
April 4, 2011
Jerry Moran Comes to Silicon Valley
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) paid a visit last week to eBay Inc. headquarters in San Jose, California. Senator Moran arrived early and enjoyed lunch with his staff at eBay’s Mint Café. He then met with Tod Cohen to learn more about eBay’s small business retailers and the latest developments from eBay and PayPal.
April 1, 2011
Online Business Index Launch
On 21st March 2011, Senator Conroy launched eBay’s second Online Business Index at Parliament House in Canberra.
The outlook for Australia\'s businesses selling on eBay is overwhelmingly positive, in fact the results show that Australian-based eBay businesses grew 10 times faster than retail growth over the same period. <a href="/news-events/online-business-index-launch">Click here to download the OBI and see photos from the event.</a>