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It’s A Double Whammy Bad Day For eBay and PayPal

eBay pirated software

eBay could have become the largest worldwide verified buyers / sellers membership club, where anyone could buy whatever they needed with confidence. Along the line of what Angie’s List is doing today with services. But CEO John Donahoe went in and chopped eBay to pieces. Donahoe’s destructive innovation did just what it was intended to…
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Shills And Sockpuppets Eroding Trust On The Web

Internet Sockpuppet

Trust in information on the web is being damaged by the huge numbers of people paid by companies to post comments online Could eBay be guilty of doing this? It’s been said more than once that’s the case. eBay community manager “John Bodine” brags about using his community as lab rats, and using agents to…
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eBay Tracking Discussions With Google Analytics

ebay forum tracking code

eBay forum members beware you are being tracked. In a blink of an eye Doc noticed a flash by his browser while a page was loading. Further investigation of eBay discussion boards page source code revealed a snippet of Google Analytics code embedded in the header. Google Analytics is a finely tuned piece of tracking…
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eBay Suspends DocsQualityCars Account As Fraud Runs Rampart

DocsQualityCars eBay Sellers Act Suspended

eBay Unjustly Suspended Docs Quality Cars Sellers Account along with a couple of board posting ID’s in January 2006. So in late 2010 he decided to register another account to buy a few small items. Naturally Doc was attracted to the Motors Forum and was chit chatting with the regulars he was friends with. Unfortunately…
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eBay Forum Sterilization Keeps The Site Looking Good

eBay Discussion Board Censorship Sucks

Doc previously blogged about an eBay member that gave countless hours daily helping other eBay members with problem transactions and providing links and quoting eBay policy for whatever the situation might have been. You see, eBay used to be about community and members helping other members. But since the John Donahoe regime took over Meg…
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eBay Hacker Vladuz Released From Prison

Vladuz - eBay Hacker From Hell

eBay hacker Vladuz released from prison. This is a translation of THIS ARTICLE posted on In Drăgăşani, people have seen today, in freedom, Liviu Mihail Concioiu (23 years), after which the hacker the FBI and Secret Service, arrested on September 23, 2010 for fraud on the Internet. “I visit her sister, parents, in his…
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Former eBay Employee Claims eBay Ending Auctions

eBay Pulled Post On Seller Central From Former Employee - Re eBay Ending Auction Format

eBay seller central forums posting by John Delson claiming eBay was ending the auction format. eBay promptly Pulled This Whole Thread yesterday. It is available for a short time via Google cached search but will most likely be removed soon. And here is the Full Screen Capture in png format. Click to expand in your…
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eBay Selling Pay-Per-Click Ads Via It’s Partner Network

eBay Selling PPC Ads

eBay is offering sellers pay-per-click advertising through it’s partner network. Doc wonders if this has anything to do with eBay sellers listing and keywords not being visible through any normal off site search. In Doc’s previous post he did a series of tests on eBay Motors Vehicles VIN Searches. Doc recently conducted more tests on…
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Photos And Tales From eBay Live AKA eBay Dead

ebay live 2008 aerial photo

Looks like eBay Live 2008 Was A Big Flop. This eBay members post on eBay’s eBay Live Discussion Board Was Priceless. My husband and I were so disillusioned with the conference that we went home on Friday morning. We purchased priority passes for the second year and we had even reserved our hotel room almost…
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