I think I have been hearing for calls for her to step down for a long time now.
And I think one of the key quotes from the article is
The company is undoubtedly an auction powerhouse. The problem is that it hasremained just that, despite numerous attempts to expand to new areas.
Try as it might under Meg Whitman eBay has yet to become more than just an auction house. It may be time to allow someone who has a different vision to take the helm. I mean we may see something better than the purchase of Skype or the introduction of eBay neighborhoods.