March 9, 2009

eBay understands the priorities of Internet users. That\'s why we wrote to Congress and asked them to reject discriminatory stolen goods legislation that would raise the prices consumers pay and jeopardize the safety of their personal information.

February 26, 2009

Read eBay\'s full statement on the online sale of stolen goods legislation. This legislation, just introduced in Congress and backed by the National Retail Federation, doesn\'t have much to do with shoplifting, despite the NRF\'s protestations to the contrary. Take action now and tell Congress to reject such retailer-biased, stolen goods laws.

February 26, 2009

Details on the legislation are starting to emerge. Read about eBay\'s opposition in Bloomberg and Reuters. And read about the three bills\' potential impact on e-commerce over at the NetChoice blog.

February 23, 2009

If you think adding a new tax burden on small Internet retailers is a bad idea, now is the time to make your voice heard. Send a letter to your U.S. Representative and Senators today.

February 18, 2009

2009 is already a big year for eBay Main Street. 6,000 new people joined the Community in January, and we\'re happy to welcome them with a brand-new web site.  If this is your first visit - or just your first visit in a while - spend some time looking around. Are you passionate about preserving a free and open Internet? Do you love all things e-commerce? Then spread the word with a link from your blog or web site and be sure to subscribe to the site feed to keep updated with what\'s going on. Here\'s to a successful 2009!

February 11, 2009

HR 4040, the Consumer Safety and Improvement Act went into effect Feb. 10.  How will it affect your online business? Check out eBay Ink’s recent interview with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) spokesperson, Scott Wolfson to understand the Act and what it means to eBay sellers.

February 9, 2009

eBay Government Relations is hosting a Law Enforcement Training session on April 21 in Washington, DC, to educate law enforcement professionals on how they can help solve Internet crime.  eBay and PayPal Legal teams work tirelessly to support the prevention, detection and prosecution of criminal activity on eBay and PayPal sites.

February 9, 2009

eBay Government Relations is hosting a Law Enforcement Training session on April 21 in Washington, DC, to educate law enforcement professionals on how they can help solve Internet crime.  eBay and PayPal Legal teams work tirelessly to support the prevention, detection and prosecution of criminal activity on eBay and PayPal sites.

February 8, 2009

eBay Main Street welcomed more than 6,000 new grassroots advocates this month as a result of a national recruitment campaign.  With impending battles including the fight against new Internet sales taxes and retailers’ efforts to ban the sale of numerous eBay product categories, we need your help this year more than ever.  Have friends who want to preserve a free and prosperous Internet?  Encourage them to sign-up today!

February 8, 2009

eBay Main Street welcomed more than 6,000 new grassroots advocates this month as a result of a national recruitment campaign.  With impending battles including the fight against new Internet sales taxes and retailers’ efforts to ban the sale of numerous eBay product categories, we need your help this year more than ever.  Have friends who want to preserve a free and prosperous Internet?  Encourage them to sign-up today!

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