Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - UCL Class Allegations Against EBay, PayPal Survive Motion To Dismiss

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - UCL Class Allegations Against EBay, PayPal Survive Motion To Dismiss

OAKLAND, Calif. - Some class action allegations against eBay Inc. and PayPal Inc. under California's unfair competition law (UCL) fail because they are based on contract terms that users agree to, but allegations based on unfair exercise of discretion by eBay and arbitrary monetary holds by PayPal state claims sufficiently enough to survive a motion to dismiss, a federal judge held Aug. 11 (Maggie Campbell v. eBay, Inc., and PayPal, Inc., No. 13-2632, N.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110806).

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