When a 38-page anonymous submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) was filed arguing against eBay’s request to force Australian eBay users to only use PayPal, questions buzzed over who the complainant was. An unhappy Australian eBay user analysed the PDF’s metadata and discovered it was prime suspect No.1 – Google!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has joined a growing throng of PayPal and eBay competitors and detractors opposing eBay's push to have the Australian Competitition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) look the other way while it seeks to enforce PayPal exclusivity on the Australian arm of the world's largest auction site.

The role of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is to regulate for free and open competition in the marketplace and to protect consumers. There is a viable competitor to PayPal that protects eBay consumers. That is just one reason why the ACCC cannot allow the intention of eBay Australia to accept payments only through its PayPal subsidiary.

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