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Mon Nov 20 2006 12:58:00

PESA Controversy: Group of Top eBay Sellers Splint

By: Ina Steiner

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If you've been following the PESA (Professional eBay Sellers Alliance) controversy, you probably know there have been accusations of censorship on the PESA discussion group. In addition to charges of locked threads, some members were removed from the organization.

The whole situation is disturbing, and I don't understand why the PESA leadership is letting things fester. The longer it takes for them to publish financials and put a system of accountability and transparency in place, the more the group's long-term sustainability is in jeopardy, in my opinion.

Steve Grossberg started a discussion group on eBay Groups, and after he was suspended from PESA, he renamed it the Internet Merchants Association. Can two organizations of top eBay sellers survive? Lots of questions, not many answers.

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PESA Controversy: Group of Top eBay Sellers Splint   PESA Controversy: Group of Top eBay Sellers Splint

by: Randy Smythe

Mon Nov 20 15:50:44 2006

Is PeSA about to implode? Is IMA any better? Will eBay really listen to either of them?

PESA Controversy: Group of Top eBay Sellers Splint   PESA Controversy: Group of Top eBay Sellers Splint

by: Beadyeyeguy

Tue Nov 21 13:48:15 2006

No Randy, Ebay won't listen to them.  To me these groups are just greed mongers and they could care less about merchants like myself.

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