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Posted on Feb, 02/01/2012

As someone that is active on eBay as both a seller and buyer, I've seen enough "creative" marketing by less than scrupulous individuals to remain unsurprised by newer initiatives that are only ever about separating novice buyers from their money....

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Posted on Jan, 01/22/2012

A recent press release from the Professional Numismatists Guild and eBay states that a policy decision has been made "to remove replica coin listings from eBay.com. Effective February 20, 2012, new replica listings and replica re-listings will be disallowed."...

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Posted on Oct, 10/09/2009

I thought I'd seen it all when it came to new technology in the world of ebusiness, but the guys over at coinace.com have really lifted the bar when it comes to online promotion.

They've just released a new book covering what is regarded...

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Posted on Nov, 11/07/2008

I wasn't aware of it, but apparently there is an "eBay Nutcase of the Week" award, at least according to the good people at Tech Digest. They're referring to the fact that (presumably pristine) newspapers in major US capital cities with prominent Obama themes are now selling for a pretty...

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Posted on Jul, 07/05/2008

News this past week that eBay has chosen not to contest the ACCC's draft ruling on their requirement for all sellers to accept Paypal only on their Australian site have been met with sighs of relief around the country I'm sure, but is it really a victory?

There was a...

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Posted on Jun, 06/14/2008

I've had a personal experience this past week with a relatively new policy on eBay.com that was introduced to "minimize the opportunity for consumer fraud."

The new policy places a range of restrictions on sellers of...

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Posted on Jun, 06/14/2008

The big news this week in the world of eBay was the ruling made by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) regarding eBay's proposed policy to...

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Posted on Sep, 09/25/2007

eBay's
about to introduce a policy change that will help improve the
transparency of their marketplace - the removal of "private feedback"
.
This means that eBay members will no longer be able to list on eBay if
they choose to block others from reading their feedback, which has to
help. This ...

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Posted on Sep, 09/25/2007

An article in the Australian newspaper last Friday (October 13th) detailed how a suspect in a plot to blow up a plane in Britain had actually been trading on eBay to raise funds for the operation. The juxtaposition between a person's apparently "normal" life and their commitment to wreak terror on fellow...

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