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AuctionBytes Newsflash: Other Online Auction News, April 26, 2006

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Here is the AuctionBytes online-auction news roundup for Wednesday, April 26, 2006.

"eBay Eachnet Accused Of Selling Chinese Porn," ChinaTechNews, 4/26/06

"Skype rings up tones for phones deal: Inks agreements with EMI, Sony and Warner," By Marguerite Reardon,, 4/26/06,3800004463,39158378,00.htm

" and Skype Bring IVR Solutions to More Than 94 Million Skype Users Worldwide," Press release posted on PR Newswire (via Yahoo), 4/26/06

"PayPal: Watchdog investigates the online money transfer service and offers advice on how to use it safely," BBC, 3/28/06

"PayPal is no friend to us!" by James Coney,, 3/1/06

"Going, going: surprise bids at auction," by Barbara Gengler, Australian IT, 4/25/06

"Networker Hoffman launches Rapleaf - to track your reputation beyond eBay," posted by Matt Marshall on Mercury News' Silicon Beat blog, 4/24/06

"SAGE BRENNAN'S THIS WEEK IN CHINA: China E-commerce Back In Focus With EBay, Yahoo," Morningstar, 4/24/06

"Expert says eBay hunt addictive as games," Australian IT, 4/25/06

"eBay Careers: How to be an eBay Trading Assistant," by James Maguire, Ecommerce-Guide, 4/24/06

"N.Y. man gets 5 months for threats to eBay founders," (San Francisco Chronicle),, 5/25/06

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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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