Why Are the Feds Getting Protective of Craigslist?

Ryan Tate · 09/14/11 01:30PM

Federal prosecutors just jumped into a long running slapfight between eBay and Craigslist over how the former acquired a stake in the latter. As it turns out, they're on Craigslist's side: They've opened a criminal probe into whether eBay executives used their ownership to illicitly obtain competitive information.