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AuctionBytes Newsflash: Other Online Auction News, February 8, 2006

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Here is the AuctionBytes online-auction news roundup for Wednesday, February 8, 2006.

"BMW falls foul of Google "web spam" rules," By Kate Mackenzie, Financial Times, 2/6/06

"Big eBay Seller Vanishes," posted by Rob Hoff on Businessweek's "The Tech Beat" blog, 2/6/06

"Callers concerned about," by Heather Donahoe, The Leaf-Chronicle, 2/4/06

" hopes to clear up rumors," by Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, 2/6/6

"Power Seller Profile: Kompolt Online Auction Agency," By James Maguire, Ecommerce-Guide, 2/6/06

"System problems result in a big 2005 loss for Overstock," Internet Retailer, 2/7/06

"eBay Evolving Away From Auction Roots: Meg Whitman says eBay well on its way to becoming an electronic-commerce site," by Simon Taylor, (IDG News Service) PC World, 2/7/06,aid,124648,00.asp

"Online auctions: navigating the minefield," by STEPHANIE HOO Associated Press ASAP, 2/1/06

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to

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