eBay is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 2009 NFIB Virtual Summit for Small Businesses. We invite you register and attend for free using promo code eby359. Below is a video preview of this year\'s event.
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.
The FCC remains committed to enforcing principles intended to ensure unobstructed access to Internet content, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski affirmed in an interview with CongressDaily. While much of the agency\'s manpower is focused on the tight statutory timeline for crafting a national broadband plan, network neutrality is still a top priority, he said, adding there is "no confusion in the marketplace" about whether this administration will be active on the issue. And in political developments, Democratic Reps. John Boccieri, a freshman from Ohio, and Rep.
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 10 Worst Internet Bills/laws in America.
PayPal Introduces 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. Click here to watch an interview with PayPal VP Don Fotsch on the new Student Accounts. Click Here to get started with Student Accounts.
US Local Governments Adopt PayPal- The safety, security and cost saving benefits of PayPal are leading local governments to adopt it. Click here for the full article. Click Here to get started with PayPal for Governments.
Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy passed the Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act of 2009, H.R. 3190, by voice vote without opposition. eBay applauds the Committee for taking this important step to protect consumers and small businesses from the anti-competitive effects of retail price fixing.
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eBay Voices Strong Support for the “Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act of 2009”
July 16, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tod Cohen, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Government Relations at eBay Inc, made the following statement today regarding the introduction of the “Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act of 2009, H.R.3190”:
In a recent Letter to the Editor of the Seattle Times, Tod Cohen, eBay Inc. Vice President for Government Relations argues that the "editorial advocating for new sales taxes on Internet retailers headlined "Sales-tax collections should be consistent" [Opinion, July 10] misses the mark. The "streamlined sales tax" it mentions would force small online businesses across Washington -- and the country -- to comply with complex tax laws from every tax jurisdiction in every state.