Carl Icahn has officially been told off by eBay's founder, board chairman, and largest shareholder, namely Pierre Omidyar.
In a statement released Thursday, Omidyar accused Icahn of "making unsubstantiated claims" about eBay. He also defended the decision not to spin off the PayPal unit and stood behind the board members targeted in Icahn's attack.
The skirmish between eBay and the activist investor flared up last month after the company rebuffed Icahn's proposal that it jettison PayPal and nominate two of his employees to the board.
In response, Icahn sent an open letter to eBay investors … Read more