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Old 06-10-2012, 07:45 AM
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Default eBay Buyer Sued For Leaving Negative Feedback on $6.44 Item

Couldn't believe it when I read it, so thought I would share it.

Orange County man sued over negative eBay feedback
May 23, 2012
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Old 06-10-2012, 09:23 AM
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that's crazy
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:19 AM
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Buyer waited over 30 days w/o receiving item before posting his negative feedback.
It wasn't like he left it after 48 hours.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:34 AM
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Man I gotta become a lawyer.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:36 AM
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This should go back to the absolute defense of libel or slander being the "truth". As long as the guy that gave the negative is being 100% truthful then he shouldn't have anything to worry about. It's still a hassle and in some states the loser of particular lawsuits has to pay both legal fees (I believe). Hopefully that is what will happen there. The only negatives I have ever given on ebay were for a few small items I bought that were just out and out theft. I think the 2-3 sellers I neg'd got booted quickly afterwards.

It is worth repeating that everyone is legally liable for what they say on this board too. Believe me, there have been threads on this board used in court cases already. I will be happy to work with any authorities on these issues. I have had calls from Postal Inspectors, USPS Special Agents, FBI and local authorities. It is always my pleasure to help them in their investigations.
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The world keeps getting crazier.....uh oh hope Mother Earth don't sue me now....please delete
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Not the best way to attract customers.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:57 PM
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Just when I thought I head everything.....
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The fact that the courts even let something like this happen shows that there's something majorly wrong with the system. There's no excuse, it's all about money to them, and there's no accountability.. Something needs to change.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:45 PM
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It would only be fair if he sued everybody and not just that one buyer who thought he was a bad seller

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