eBay vrs42?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sun Feb 13 11:10:43 2005

On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Scott Stevens wrote:

> A good question to ask: are bid retractions by third parties recorded
> visibly on the bid page for buyers? I know that the seller is notified
> of a retraction. Is it possible a third party shill bid 'high' in
> order to suss out what his high bid was, then retracted it and bid again
> to drive his bid to his max.

Yes, retracted bids are still posted, but marked as retracted.

Most instances where people think shill bidding is going on is just
paranoia. Unless it's all you do (eBay selling as a career) who the hell
has time to track all the auctions and shill bid each one?

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