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Craigslist

In the aftermath of a horrible murder by someone who is now routinely referred to as "the Craigslist killer," the online classified site has been coming under increasing pressure from both the government -- which has been waging a prostitution-related crusade for some time now -- and others who see the service as somehow complicit…

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After being hit with an eBay legal missile last month, Craigslist has responded with a projectile of its own: the company has filed a countersuit accusing the online auction company -- which owns a 25-per-cent stake in Craigslist -- with "unlawful and unfair competition, misappropriation of proprietary information, deceptive passing-off, business interference, false advertising, phishing…

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A week or so ago, eBay filed a lawsuit against Craigslist, alleging that the controlling shareholders of the classified site -- namely, founder Craig Newmark and CEO Jim Buckmaster -- had taken certain steps to dilute the auction provider's minority stake in the company, and thereby had breached their fiduciary duty and injured eBay as…

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The blogger that Craigslist sent a cease-and-desist letter to earlier this week isn't going to back down quietly, it seems. He has published a response on craigslistblog.org to Jim Buckmaster's recent post, in which he says that the ads were just to "cover some hosting costs." He also says that with his misleading post, the…

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So another ad on Craigslist has resulted in a man's house being ransacked and many of his belongings -- including his horse and his porch swing -- being stolen. Robert Salisbury of Jacksonville, Oregon apparently came home to find people rummaging through his home, after an ad on Craigslist said that he was giving away…

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