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EBay lawyer says confidential data from Craigslist used

An EBay Inc. lawyer said confidential information the online-auction company gleaned from its part ownership of Craigslist Inc. was used to help start up a competing classified-advertising Web site. Brian Levey, an EBay vice president and one of its in-house ...

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EBay wanted to buy Craigslist, Whitman says

<!–[if !mso]> <! st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> EBay Inc. wanted to acquire Craigslist Inc. when it bought a minority stake in the classified-advertising Web site in 2004, former eBay Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman told a judge. Whitman said Monday the ...

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eBay says it lost $110 million to Craigslist’s moves

eBay Inc., the world’s most-visited e-commerce site, said it lost as much as $110 million on its minority stake in Craigslist Inc. after the online-advertising provider took steps to dilute the investment. The 28.4 percent stake fell in value after ...

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Alibaba’s Ma ‘kneecaps’ eBay, praises laziness, loves to fight

Jack Ma loves a good dustup, as his onslaught against EBay Inc. proved. The year was 2003. Though Ma’s Alibaba.com Ltd. had a lock on business-to-business online auctions in China, eBay still controlled 80 percent of the consumer market. Undaunted, ...

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EBay, online groups oppose crime bills

EBay Inc. and online trade groups are bracing for a fight over three bills that lawmakers planned to introduce Wednesday aimed at stemming sales of stolen goods on the Internet. The laws would require online outlets to monitor and report ...

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