Week in Tech History – 5-18-09 – eBay Baby

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, 2008: they claim it was meant as a , but people didn’t take it with a grain of salt. The couple put their baby up for auction. 1 euro was the price, which at the time was about $1.57 US.

– who already had a policy of no sale of human beings – took down the listing and suspended the account. What was worse was the child was taken and the parents were investigated for child cruelty. Eventually the charges were dropped and the parents got their little bundle of “Buy it now” back on July 4th.

Other events of WITH: T. Boone Pickens puts in a ton of into after issues a . We also found out about the first idea of a moving sidewalk. Abbyword was released. Apple and were sued over “”, buys Bebe and the infamous 5 cent email tax.

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