September 18, 2009
eBay presents 750,000 petition signatures to European Union
<p>On 17 September 2009, eBay called on the European Union to amend EU competition law to stop brands from restricting the sale of their products on the internet. Presenting a petition signed by 750,000 European citizens, eBay called for an end to the abuse of 'selective distribution' agreements that unjustly block the online sale of legitimate products across Europe.</p>
September 17, 2009
"I am eBay" Community Members Share Success Stories
Community members were recently given the opportunity to share their eBay success stories at the eBay Radio birthday party in Las Vegas. Check out these <a href="http://www.screencast.com/users/BigIdeaGroup/folders/I_am_eBay_Videos/me... target="_blank">compelling videos</a> of buyers and sellers explaining how eBay has impacted their lives.
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.