January 5, 2011

VentureBeat has 6 great reasons why college is the right time to launch a start up.  Click Here to check the suggestions out.

January 5, 2011

Check out this interview with Laura Chambers as she talks about PayPal and mobile payments. Click Here to read more.


January 5, 2011

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 by holding that the distribution of promotional CDs constituted a sale or “transfer or title”(regardless of the language printed on the CD stating “not for resale”).

January 5, 2011

David London, Director of State Government Relations, and Jack Christin, Associate General Counsel for eBay Inc. attending the January 3rd inauguration of California’s new Attorney General, Kamala Harris.  


December 28, 2010

All of us at Main Street want to wish you a happy New Year and continued success in 2011!

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.

December 21, 2010

"eBay Inc. supports the action of the Federal Communications Commission today to protect  an open Internet that promotes investment, entrepreneurship, innovation and competition.  The open Internet ecosystem is a proven engine empowering job creation and consumer choice by bringing the global marketplace for goods and ideas to every small business and Internet user across America."

December 20, 2010

Check out this great interview with Sam Shrauger as he talks about digital goods and digital content. Click Here to read more.


December 16, 2010

The Government Relations team of eBay’s Asia-Pacific region is excited to join PublicAffairsAsia as a sponsor of the 2010 Gold Standard Awards (GSA).  The GSA recognizes excellence in public affairs and corporate communications. Nominations across several categories were announced last month, and eBay GR is proud to sponsor the Gold Standard Award for Political Communications.

December 14, 2010

The Federal Trade Commission has released its Staff Report on Privacy.  It is entitled: “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change:  A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers.”

If you would like to read the entire report, please click through to the FTC\'s website.