eBay Charges Skullduggery at Craigslist

Schachter, Ken
May 2008
Red Herring;5/1/2008, p1
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the legal dispute between eBay and craigslist. The tie-up between craigslist.org and eBay can be attributed to an August 2004 investment in which eBay purchased a 28.4% stake in the company's outstanding stock. In June 2007, relations between the companies started to deteriorate when eBay launched an online classified site called Kijiji. According to the lawsuit, a series of meetings were held to discuss the potential threat of an unwelcome takeover and adoption of a poison pill.


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