Auctionbytes: eBay Restricts Shoppers' Ability to Solicit Advice

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Auctionbytes: eBay Restricts Shoppers' Ability to Solicit Advice

Post by Doc » February 17th, 2010, 7:16 am

The eBay Shoes, Purses and Fashion Accessories discussion board has been a goldmine of advice for buyers and sellers alike who seek help on identifying legitimate designer items on the marketplace. Members who are experts on Louis Vuitton handbags, for instance, may help shoppers determine if a particular listing is a fake or a real LV item. Likewise, they may help sellers make the same determination before listing an item on eBay.

On Thursday, eBay's Uncle Griff posted a clarification of discussion board rules that has some longtime posters and fashion experts upset. Griff said users are prohibited from posting an item number, title, seller eBay User ID or any text, object or image that identifies a current live eBay item listing - unless it is the seller herself posting her own listing information

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Re: ABytes: eBay Restricts Shoppers' Ability to Solicit Advice

Post by Doc » February 17th, 2010, 8:46 am

I wonder why Ina Steiner closed the commenting on her blog?
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