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Re: eBay Policy Shift Angers Users
Posted by: Lori Enos 2001-08-22 13:15:48
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This week's decision by eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) to enforce a prohibition on offline deals between members has angered many users, sparking allegations that the Internet auction giant's stated goal of protecting its customers is disingenuous.

It has long been the official policy of eBay to prohibit members from arranging deals outside the confines of cyberspace, but company spokesman Henry Gomez told the E-Commerce Times that eBay announced its intention to enforce the policy after receiving complaints from members.

Re: eBay Policy Shift Angers Users
Posted by: portex 2002-11-17 01:36:44 In reply to: Lori Enos
I support the assertion that eBay is focused on profit in their rules enforcement. My experience is that they will not enforce their own rules unless it benefits eBay directly.
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