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AuctionBytes Newsflash: Other Online Auction News, February 7, 2008

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Here is today's AuctionBytes online-auction news roundup.

"EBay's PayPal uses e-mail authentication to combat fraud," By Ellen Messmer, Network World, 02/4/08
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/020408-paypal-email-authentication.html

"Pennsylvania takes on online auctions: Pa. went after Mary Jo Pletz’s eBay business. Now, changes in law may come," By Bob Fernandez, Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/30/08
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/home_top_left_story/20080130_Bidding_goodbye.html

"Angry, Exasperated EBay Sellers Unsure of Strike," posted by Betsy Schiffman on the Wired blog, 2/5/08
http://blog.wired.com/business/2008/02/angry-exasperat.html

"Therein Lies The Rub," posted by Kevin Harmon, Inflatable Madness on 2/5/08
http://buybackmadness.typepad.com/my_weblog/2008/02/therein-lies-th.html

"eBay's Griff offers shaky defense of feedback changes," posted by Steve Weber on his Selling Books blog, 2/2/08
http://weberbooks.com/selling/2008/02/ebays-griff-offers-shaky-defense-of.html

"Small Romanian Town Gets Rich Through eBay Scams," By Nicola Smith, FoxNews, 2/6/08
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,328878,00.html


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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 ina@ecommercebytes.com.


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