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Users Riled by eBay's Stake in Craigslist

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A former employee of craigslist, an Internet classifieds site, has sold his 25 percent share in the business to eBay. Loyal craigslist users are worried the site will lose its tight-knit, community appeal. The site's creator says its culture won't change, but the security will. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.



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