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Flash 09/02

Debunking the eBay myth, making Segways legal and more

This story appears in the September 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Lies, All Lies:

Remember the charming story of Pierre Omidyar starting eBay to help his girlfriend trade Pez dispensers? In The Perfect Store: Inside eBay, eBay's first PR person admits she made the whole thing up.

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