Los Angeles Business Journal

EBay to Target Under-18 Set

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Internet marketplace EBay Inc. is considering allowing consumers who are under 18 years old to set up accounts and access the eBay.com website to buy vintage T-shirts, jewelry, school supplies or other products. The Wall Street Journal reports that this untapped class of buyers is potentially lucrative, but also fraught with privacy and parental oversight concerns.