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eBay to acquire

eBay has agreed to acquire Ltd. for about $620 million in cash, comScore
Networks has prepared the following data and commentary.

"'s consumer-friendly comparison shopping functions are compelling
additions to eBay's portfolio," comments James Lamberti, vice president of
comScore Networks. "This acquisition brings together two of the largest properties
in an increasingly competitive e-commerce landscape."

-- comScore Media Metrix found that 13.8 million consumers visited both eBay and Sites during the month of April.

-- On a combined basis, the two sites reached 71 million consumers in April 2005.

-- 22 percent of eBay visitors also visited Sites in April.

-- 61 percent of Sites visitors also visited eBay in April.

Total U.S. Unique Visitors (000)
April 2005 vs. April 2004
Source: comScore Media Metrix

                                    April 04         April 05         % Change

eBay                             60,106         63,825             6% Sites       19,643           22,637           15%


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