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REE- TARDED: eBay Policy Changes

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by yragcom1, May 24, 2008.

  1. yragcom1

    yragcom1 Junior Member

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    I saw this as I logged into eBay today. The note read:

    Big changes to Feedback start this May

    To help increase shopper confidence:

    Sellers will no longer be able to leave negative or neutral Feedback about buyer

    Buyer will only receive positive Feedback

    Important new seller protection will be added

    WT Heck is this? Some kind of joke? I still can't believe it.
     
  2. crsk8andsno56

    crsk8andsno56 Senior Member

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    Have you been dead the past 2 months?
     
  3. yragcom1

    yragcom1 Junior Member

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    I guess so. I know we've talked about the eBay affiliate program changes, and BANS bans, and how it's a no no to cookie stuff, but I didn't know all THIS was going on. That's just crazy.
     
  4. crsk8andsno56

    crsk8andsno56 Senior Member

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    Ya, this has been happenin for a while now!
     
  5. boomboomer

    boomboomer Executive VIP

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    I've not been able to find one explanation that provides a satisfactory reason why this stupid change is being introduced ... Must have been the result of some stupid sample poll or survey that ebay might have taken.
     
  6. GoldenTiger

    GoldenTiger Junior Member

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    Yeah, there were some other threads here discussing this before I think. Anyways, I dont sell on ebay, so it doesnt affect me.
     
  7. themagician

    themagician Regular Member

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    yragcom1,

    Here's the link to a thread I started a while back. There are others I'm sure...if you search.

    I don't sell on ebay but my girlfriend does. It is becoming almost impossible as you have to please ebay and it's ever-changing rules and you have to keep sweet with PayPal, (also ebay), or have frozen any money in the account.

    We have tried other, less dysfunctional auction sites but sadly they don't have the traffic. The merchants and customers desperately need a sane alternative to ebay, who clearly have an unhealthy monopoly. I'm sure it will happen, just not soon enough.

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...bay-feedback-extortions-already-starting.html

    themagician
     
  8. DrJekyll

    DrJekyll Senior Member Premium Member

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    I need to start putting as my feedback "positive, but have no other choice, so take it for what it is worth [nothing]"