Caveat eBay, Caveat Emptor, Caveat Vendor, Caveat eBayer
The Latin expressions Caveat Emptor, Caveat Vendor are well known, meaning let the buyer / seller beware. On eBay the advice should be Caveat everybody and everything. Nobody plays fair on eBay and gets away with it!
Fakes Abound on eBay
There are always large numbers of fake coins, and other goods, for sale on eBay, probably because eBay don't care as long as they are making money, and nobody seems to be responsible for policing eBay.
Frauds Abound on eBay
For the same reasons as fakes abound, but there are fraudulent sellers and fraudulent buyers.
Copyright Thieves on eBay
We already have a page naming and shaming dealers using our images without permission. It's time we did the same for eBay, although if we include them all, this could be a very long page.
Dishonest eBay PowerSellers
Is this tautological?
You might be surprised at the number of eBay so-called PowerSellers who are dishonest and lazy enough to steal our images instead of taking their own photographs. According to eBay, their PowerSellers are "the pillars of our community". Pillocks more like!
But then, the more we see of eBay, the more we think of a den of thieves.
Seller ID. There is nothing to stop eBay members changing their "Seller ID", or opening a new account.
Item Number. We may have shown only one out of many similar items.
Date = End date or date added to this page if item still current.
Description = Description as used by the seller as his item title.
Price = Final selling price if known, otherwise "Current Price", or "Starting bid".
Highest eBay Feedback Member & PowerSeller in Copyright Abuse
Over 16,000 and still stealing images!
eBay Fail to Remove Reported Infringements
We look forward to suing the pants off the greedy and negligent b**stards.
Here is one example 2003 Proof Krugerrand
Alphabetical Listing of Other Copyright Theft Sites
Auctiva, eBay, & Copyright
Be careful about using Auctiva if you do not respect IP rights.
View More Items From This Seller
Similarly, be more careful if you use this eBay marketing feature.
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