EBay to fight DOJ suit over non-hiring pact with Intuit

SAN FRANCISCO Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:17pm EST

SAN FRANCISCO Nov 16 (Reuters) - EBay Inc said it will fight a suit filed against it on Friday by the U.S. Justice Department alleging the e-commerce company agreed not to hire Intuit Inc employees.

"The DOJ is taking an overly aggressive interpretation in their enforcement of antitrust law in this area," eBay spokeswoman Lara Wyss said in a statement.