EBay Wants Recurring Fee Class Action Tossed

Law360, New York (November 1, 2011, 5:12 PM EDT) -- Online auctioneer eBay Inc. urged a California federal court on Monday to toss a proposed consumer class action accusing the company of misleading customers by hiding the automatically recurring nature of some of its listing fees from its user agreements.

The suit, filed in September, claims that eBay deliberately tricked customers into paying recurring fees for its “Good 'Til Cancelled” listings, which automatically renew every 30 days until the seller cancels the listing or the item is sold. According to the plaintiff, Richard Noll, eBay suggested...
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