Non-profit reselling

From: Joe <>
Date: Fri Jan 25 14:46:02 2002

At 02:49 PM 1/25/02 -0500, Ian wrote:
>> So yes, I encourage for-profit reselling of old computer
>> equipment, whether it's by me or a computer club.
> Personally, I have no problem with this, but it would
>seem to make the museum or club actually a dealer. And
>this I also have no problem with, as long as the members
>of the "for profit" computer club themselves are not
> Gunther Schadow had an auction on eBay, and he had some
>kind of "thing" about someone buying his item who might
>want to make a little money on it.

  Quoted from Gunther's auction >> "Woops! I should have noted earlier that
I'm going to cancel bids from people who are obviously ebay resellers and
take advantage of a sluggish economy to stock up. I sell with NO RESERVE
and would hate to have a good deal not go to an end-user. Especially with
DEC stuff."

   Hmmm. Since he obviously didn't make this cable then doesn't that make
him an E-bay reseller? Doesn't that stkike anybody else as being

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