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AuctionBytes Newsflash News Roundup 5/12/09

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Ecommerce news stories from around the web:

"Will Craigslist Have to Crack Down? South Carolina joins other states in calling for tighter Craigslist ad scrutiny, which could threaten Craigslist's low-cost, laissez faire business model," BusinessWeek, 5/10/09
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"Lawmakers Pass Internet Sales Tax Plan: Excise Would Apply To Internet Sales Made From Hawaii,", 5/7/09
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" Introduces Tiered CPC Pricing and Variable Logo Rates," Comparison Shopping Engine Strategies blog, 5/10/09
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"PayPal's E-Commerce Leadership Series," PayPal blog, 5/9/09
PayPal ecommerce events: May 12 in Chicago, IL; May 14 in New York, NY; May 19 in San Francisco, CA; and May 21 in Los Angeles, CA.
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OZtion May 2009 newsletter
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"Skype Voice and Chat Discontinued in eBay Listings," TheBrewsNews blog, 5/8/09
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"Entrepreneurism may be easier than you think," The Tennessean, 5/8/09
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"Connecticut BBB warns against a summer scam going door-to-door nationwide," Press release, 5/8/09
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" adds a food information site to its investment menu," Internet Retailer, 5/11/09
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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to

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