November 11, 2009

To all who are serving or who have served, thank you for your dedication and your sacrifice. We salute you!

November 11, 2009

Many brands don\'t want their products sold online — on eBay or elsewhere.  And they\'re not just talking about new, authentic goods...some are even trying to stop consumers from reselling a product they already own, like a used purse or an unopened bottle of perfume. On the heels of eBay\'s successful petition campaign in the EU, this army of supporters is growing online at, and

November 6, 2009

If you watched today\'s Congressional hearing on "Combating Organized Retail Crime", you\'d wonder how the rhetoric could change so significantly and positively, compared to a hearing on the same topic--in front of the same subcommittee-just a year ago.

October 27, 2009

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - 22 OCTOBER 2009.  The European Commission released on 22 October 2009 its follow-up report to the March 2009 report on cross-border e-commerce in the EU (available here), which first showed how the gap between domestic and cross-border e-commerce is widening as a result of cross-border barriers to online trade.

October 19, 2009

John Donahoe joined with the CEOs of major Internet and technology industry companies, including Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Amazon in a letter of support for Net Neutrality to the Federal Communications Commission.  The FCC is undertaking a rulemaking on the issue of non-discrimination on the Internet and the process is expected to run through early 2010.

Click here to read the full letter.

October 16, 2009

Larger-than-life posters hang throughout the Brussels subway system touting the success of the recent eBay petition campaign. More than 750,000 Europeans stood up against "selective distribution" by asking the EU to change competition laws that unfairly restrict the online sale of legitimate products across Europe.  Read more.

October 6, 2009

The eBay Government Relations team in France had a successful meeting with 45 representatives from the Institut des Hautes Etudes de l\'Entreprise (IHEE) - a program created by l\'Institut de l\'entreprise in 2000 to develop the links between the companies and other sectors of French society. eBay shared ideas about economic development and corporate life in the context of global business, to help encourage better understanding of the challenges facing the business world today.

October 1, 2009

eBay\'s team of trust and safety professionals is working to bolster the company\'s ongoing efforts to prevent the sale of stolen goods. Through vigilance and strategic collaboration with law enforcement and retail partners, we are working to address this issue head on.

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September 29, 2009

Click Here to listen to the PayPal Radio Interview with Tod Cohen, Vice President of Government Relations and Deputy General Counsel.


September 25, 2009

FCC Chair Backs Net Neutrality - In a victory for small business and all who love the open Internet, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski this week announced plans to formalize the current policies that require ISPs to treat all web traffic equally. eBay Inc. has been an outspoken advocate for net neutrality and its importance in enabling ecommerce for businesses of all sizes.