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Tue Nov 28 2017 21:59:26

eBay Lawsuits and Cranky Sellers

By: Reader

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Dear Ina,
I have a couple of things I've been wondering about for a while.

I've seen a bunch of legitimate complaints within this forum regarding eBay's ever changing seller "rules". I have experienced many of eBay's seller-slams myself. Has there ever been an active legal complaint against eBay from sellers or stores? 

I know it's a huge machine with an intimidating legal department, but some of the screwing must be illegal in some way (i.e. not covered in the terms of service agreement). Just curious what has been attempted before. (or an expose from a large and visible news organization?)

Another query involves the incessant and repetitive responses from the same few users in the comments sections of your articles. I'm not sure how you feel about this as the host, but as a reader if I were to have a legitimate question or a helpful response of my own for the comments,  I hesitate to weigh in because some of the yik yak is predictably insulting in addition to adding nothing legit or new to the topic. It just is what it is? Bummer nonetheless.

Thanks for all you do; I've learned so much in your forum and so appreciate the comprehensive knowledge within the blog and its groups.  
Have a great week,

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by: Studiolines This user has validated their user name.

Thu Nov 30 21:55:12 2017

DOJ or states  AttorneyGenerals banded together are the only hope I see for Ebay to clean up there act

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This user has validated their user name. by: toolguy

Fri Dec 1 12:58:53 2017


The DOJ or Attorney Generals only get involved if a law is broken. . .

Can you name a specific law you think eBay has broken?

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by: mcposty This user has validated their user name.

Tue Dec 5 14:02:16 2017

arbitrition doesnt cover class action lawsuits anymore:

NLRB Tells Supreme Court It Opposes Class-Action Waivers. Employees can bring class-action lawsuits despite having signed arbitration agreements' class-action waivers, according to a brief filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in three consolidated cases before the Supreme Court

which to me makes sense, if it is a problem that large, then arbitration cannot solve it.

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