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Jet Blue Breaks eBay Terms of Service Offering Numerous "Mystery" Auctions

Jet Blue has gained a lot of notoriety with the recent announcement the Airline would be auctioning off flights on eBay. Unfortunately the big box retailer of airfare and travel packages apparently has not read the eBay rulebook or terms of service and has begun breaking the very same rules standard sellers on eBay must abide by within the first week of Jet Blue/eBay operations.

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Auction Format Dead on eBay – Long Live The Auction

With this additional announcement, eBay is ringing the bell that tolls a change in the way consumers will search the site. This new or revamped search engine (can you say Best Match on steroids?) will offer fixed price listings side by side with auction listings (tests leaked on this system last February). Will this new search “disadvantage” auctions so much that they become irrelevant and eventually through market pressure simply cease to exist?

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Paypal re: IRS – A "Small Percentage" PayPal Customers Process $20,000.00 Per Year

The following statement “a small percentage of PayPal customers are effected” by this impending IRS & Online sales tax issue,says little for PayPal or eBay as a route to business success . I mean… if the use of PayPal as a business solution to process payments from online sales, is a healthy concern, wouldnt more than a “small percentage” of PayPal users be effected by this IRS fact finding mission?

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Phone Support Number- Customer Care From eBay?

I have been on hold now for over 15 mins and I really do have other things to do… So I will let someone else have my place in the queue… But I will keep this eBay customer support number for future reference… If I had a real problem it could come in handy – especially if a real employee with real answers answers the call…

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eBay Trust & Safety & Live Help Fails Miserably – Cornerstone Commercial Supply Update

“It still upsets me that we have not received any e-mails or communication from eBay at all. I think they needed to talk to us and let us know what is going on. I have e-mailed them once and you e-mailed them. You did a live chat and I did 2 live chats. I even talked to a supervisor and was promised I would get a response from them. Absolutely nothing. That furiates me.” Connie Carpenter

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