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Assembly Bill 3262 is bad for consumers and small businesses alike

When Americans across the country need to earn more money or get rid of stuff, we can list it on Craigslist, Nextdoor, and OfferUp.

These digital marketplaces were especially helpful during COVID-19 when most California retail locations shuttered their doors. In fact, without physical markets to sell and promote their goods, entrepreneurial Californians have relied heavily on online platforms like eBay and Amazon to continue operations.

The authors of this bill say their legislation applies only to “large online marketplaces” like Amazon and won’t affect Etsy or eBay. But that’s simply not what’s written in the bill.


Read more at Orange County Register