What am I missing here?

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Sun Jan 5 20:18:01 2003

> Yes, it does happen ("bid sheltering") and the seller can chose not to sell
> the item if it does in fact happen. So no loss. Also no bad feedback
> either because the item gets removed as a cancelled sale after the fact. I
> have seen this happen.

The scammer still gets away with what he intended - lots of potential
competition are scared away. If the sale does not go thru - wait 'til next

> I think the actual term is "bid shielding".

Yes, it is.

William Donzelli
Received on Sun Jan 05 2003 - 20:18:01 GMT

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