EBay Beats Sellers' Claims Over Search Delays

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 12:38 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday threw out a proposed class action targeting eBay Inc. over alleged delays in its online auction listing process, saying the plaintiffs had failed to prove actual harm.

The lawsuit centered on the gap between the time a seller posts an item for sale and the time the listing appears in search results. The plaintiffs claimed eBay failed to disclose the delays, and they sought a pro rata refund of the fees paid by sellers to list their items. But the...
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