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eBay struggles to please

Amid user protest about its proposed policy change, the Web's leading auction house endeavors to balance company strategy with customer demands.

 

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Amid user protest about its proposed policy change, the Web's leading auction house endeavors to balance company strategy with customer demands.

"It's a very open system that we have. ?It relies very heavily on trust and honesty."

- Kevin Pursglove, eBay company spokesman

 


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