Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster testified Friday that he would never have agreed to do business with eBay Inc. if he knew in 2004 what he knows now about how eBay executives do business.

Buckmaster said that as the relationship between the two Internet giants grew increasingly sour, his mind kept returning to the assurances he had received from former eBay CEO Meg Whitman in the 2004 meeting that cinched the deal in which eBay acquired a 28 percent minority stake in Craigslist for $32 million.

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