June 25, 2010

Practical Economics has a great article on how to improve your online conversion rate. The article makes great use of the comScore and PayPal study on cart abandonment. Click Here to read up on their four tips.


June 21, 2010

The Minister for Broadband, Communication and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy together with the Attorney General, the Hon Robert McClelland launched National Cyber Security Awareness Week on Sunday 6th June at Melbourne’s Federation Square.

National Cyber Security Awareness Week ‘Protect Yourself Online’ is designed to better educate individuals by providing tools and information that can be used by individuals online.

June 21, 2010

A recent study commissioned by PayPal Canada showed the majority (62%) of Canadians are transferring money online using their computers.  Click Here to read the full story on the PayPal Blog.


June 21, 2010

This year\'s Spring Meeting of the Telecommunications, Internet and Media (TIM) Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany had the title “Responsibility in Telemedia Act – Finally LegalCertainty?”. The event with around 50 participants took place at eBay at Europarc Dreinlindnen just outside of Berlin. Members of the Parliament from the Coalition as well as from the SPD and the Green Party discussed the topic with industry and science representatives.

June 16, 2010

Congressman Rick Boucher (D-VA) and Congressman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) have released draft federal consumer privacy legislation and requested public comment.  eBay, long recognized as a leader in protecting user privacy, provided feedback.  eBay will continue to promote sensible and balanced reform as the issue is considered by the US Congress. Click here to read the draft of the legislation.

June 16, 2010

eBay works tirelessly to make its platforms a safe place to do business, and part of those efforts include the fight against retail crime and fraud. eBay’s Paul Jones, the global director of asset protection, recently penned a piece for AssetProtection magazine detailing our commitment to combating crime and the partnerships that help us fight fraud and abuse. 

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June 16, 2010

PayPal Australia is working with the Australian Federal Government to help educate the public on cyber security. Click Here to read Malte Feller\'s article on the PayPal Blog. 


June 12, 2010

The first "Click for Growth" Conference was co-organised by eBay, PayPal and Deutsche Post DHL and was held in Brussels on 9 June 2010.

Many thanks to those of you who joined us at the event!

The overarching goal of the event was to illustrate the contribution of the e-commerce supply chain to the EU economy and the importance of a well-defined policy environment and an integrated policy approach when it comes to the completion of the Internal Market.

June 10, 2010

On June 7, PayPal was pleased to host a delegation from Singapore that included the Minister of Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam. The Minister led a delegation from the Singapore Economic Development Board and met with PayPal President Scott Thompson, PayPal VP and General Counsel John Muller and Head of Global Government Relations Michelle Peacock.