EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2344 - August 10, 2010     4 of 6

eBay Germany Overcharges Auction Sellers

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eBay informed developers it had incorrectly charged German sellers for listing auctions. The first 100 auction listings in a month are free (excluding the Mobile Phones Contracts category), but eBay incorrectly charged German sellers 0.25 for insertion fees, according to eBay's developer board announcement.

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