California Wants Online Marketplaces To Set Clear Dispute Rules

Sept. 12, 2019, 11:48 PM

Amazon.com Inc., eBay Inc., and other online marketplace platforms would establish clear rules for resolving disputes and terminating or suspending accounts with their sellers under a bill passed by California lawmakers.

Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (D), the bill’s author, said A.B. 1790 would be the first law of its kind in the country.

It won a final vote of 62-0 in the Assembly Sept. 12 and heads to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), who hasn’t taken a position on it. He has until Oct. 13 to sign or veto it.

Amazon, the California Chamber of Commerce, CompTia, and ...

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