OT: Re: OT: Re: Periodic rants on eBay

From: Chad Fernandez <fernande_at_internet1.net>
Date: Wed Oct 24 23:44:19 2001

Sellam Ismail wrote:
> This would be true if it weren't for the fact that eBay doesn't keep their
> auction data around for people to make these sorts of analyses.

Auctions are around for something like 30 days. Any longer and the
prices would be irrelavant.

> Another reason why I hate them. They obviously aren't doing anything with
> the data...why don't they let someone else do something with it? It's not
> their data to begin with, in the same respect that they are not content
> providers, therefore they don't own the content of each auction.

Who cares? What is there even TO DO with the data? Track people buying

> That's another thing that pisses me off about eBay, how they re-define
> rules to suit their own greedy purposes.

They are a company.

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA
Received on Wed Oct 24 2001 - 23:44:19 BST

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