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BYE BYE! E-BOOKS & OTHER E-JUNK SAYS E-BAY

Postby Robert Newman » March 25th, 2008, 1:36 am

Scroll down to 24 March Announcement

ADIOS! SEE YA IN THE CLASSIFIEDS OR BURIED IN SEARCHABLE NO MAN'S LAND

Maybe the purveyors of this generally overpriced tripe can figure out a way to use carrier pigeons to get their PDF**K products into the hot little hands of their customers.
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Re: BYE BYE! E-BOOKS & OTHER E-JUNK SAYS E-BAY

Postby Jonathan Townsend » March 25th, 2008, 7:57 am

Not quite the end of an era for copyright infringment - to be more precise:

"effective March 31 all goods that can be digitally downloaded or transferred electronically must be listed using the Classified Ads format.
Using the Classified Ads format, sellers receive a 30-day ad at a fixed price. This solution enables sellers to continue to market their digital goods on eBay; however, because Classified Ad listings are a lead generation tool and do not result in transactions that go through eBay, Feedback cannot be exchanged between buyer and seller.

Sellers who wish to continue to offer digital goods can do so by selecting the Everything Else>Information Products category in the Sell Your Item form and choosing the Classified Ads format (not auction-style or fixed price). For more information about the Classified Ads format, please read Advertising with Classified Ads. "

Or more simply - all they cared about was loading up the feedback on sellers and folks can (and will?) continue to sell ebooks and digital media as they please

As oft posted on the Magic Cafe - "Reading is fundamental".
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

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Re: BYE BYE! E-BOOKS & OTHER E-JUNK SAYS E-BAY

Postby Robert Newman » March 25th, 2008, 11:56 am

Reading is indeed fundamental.
Seller's of this type of material efforts are now restricted to the classifieds AND/OR the Everything Else>Information Products category which is the catch-all category for searchable display listings.

The point being that the "THINK AND GROW INTO A RICH MAGICIAN" E-PLAN crowd will be forced to sell their wares through classifieds or the more obscure "Everything Else..." display listings.

Ergo, No more of these things showing up under the more frequented eBay categories of Magic>Books and Lecture Notes etc.

My reading skills are fine, sir.
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