No more bids from the EU

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Date: Thu Nov 4 02:13:58 2004

> On Nov 3 2004, 23:37, Fred N. van Kempen wrote:
>> On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Christopher McNabb wrote:
>> > Well, it looks like I won't be able to accept bids from the EU
> anymore:
>> >
>> >
>> Correct, this has been a known law. It's a good law in general,
>> but can be "wierd" when it comes to border-crossing situations
>> such as ePay.
> I'm not sure the regulations apply to most eBay transactions though.
> In the UK, at least, I understand they only apply to *business* to
> consumer transactions, not sales by private individuals. And I can't
> see how they can be enforced against a seller outside the EU.

I agree, as far as I know the 8 day return policy Fred mentioned is
only applicable to business here in Holland, not to individuals who
sell something. Anyway, when I sell something on ebay, I explicitly
state (for the EU buyers) that it is a private sale.

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