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E-Bay Boycott To Last One Week

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If you are an e-Bay shopper, you might not be able to find what you need this week. Starting Monday February 18th, many e-Bay sellers are declaring a boycott to the site, in protest of a change in fees.

These changes are scheduled to go in effect as of February 20th. The site is increasing the amount it charges when an item is sold, but decreasing the fee for listing an item by only nickels and dimes.

Many regular buyers and sellers are concerned.

"They may save 20 cents on a listing but when the final value kicks in, they're hurt by the percentage because they're selling items for a grand price more often," said Colin Dowd, a buyer and seller on e-Bay.

The boycott is scheduled to last until Monday February 25th. This buyer also says many e-Bay users are switching to Craig's list, because this site has no listing fees. Boycotters have also created a MySpace page for anyone wanting to comment.

 

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