Class Actions Accuse eBay Of Tying Services

Law360, New York (April 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The prominent online auction market eBay Inc. was hit with another proposed class action this week, following a number of suits filed in the last month accusing the company of illegally tying its services in order to wipe out competition.

The lawsuits, filed by sellers who have used the Internet auction house, claim that by acquiring rivals, such as online payment services PayPal Inc. and Verisign Inc., eBay has been able to keep a tight grip on its monopoly, holding on to about 90% of the...
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