The Answer Center is your place to ask fellow eBay Community members questions about buying and selling on eBay, and for you to share your best information, tips, and insights to help other members get answers to their own questions.
Meet other eBay Community members who share your interests and passions.
Groups are a great place to connect with other community members who share similar interests. Give support, share information, and connect with fellow members. Create or join a Group today!
The latest news and updates affecting eBay buyers and sellers
The single source of information for new and professional sellers
Our policies are designed to create a safe and fair environment for all eBay members. Learning what’s allowed can help you avoid unintentionally breaking the rules and helps everyone in working with reliable, trustworthy members.
on 02-21-2013 04:42 PM
I was restricted to my account due to selling Uktraviolet codes to movies I have legally purchased. I was sinled out as there are hundreds of other listings for the same thing. I have contacted ACLU and they are willing to take the case. I tried contacting ebay, but I just got their forein phone lines with no clue to my discrimination.,
on 07-24-2013 04:21 PM
He does have one point........there are a ton of completed auction sales where the only thing for sale was the ultraviolet code from a dvd package. How his was "chosen" and others go through is a mystery.
on 02-21-2013 04:49 PM
good luck widdat. The ACLU? Are you suing for human rights violations? Are you aware that selling codes is strictly prohibited in the rules? You have very little chance with this one unless you find an area that is NOT clearly restricted. It might have been a better idea to just learn the rules of what is allowed to be sold.
on 02-21-2013 04:53 PM
You were "discriminated" against because you chose not to follow the rules that everyone else on eBay must follow? Seriously? You must not have told the ACLU the whole story if they actually agreed to take this on. If everyone must follow the same rules, it's not discrimination to enforce those rules.
on 02-21-2013 06:34 PM
And your question is.....?
"if they actually agreed to take this on."
They didn't. OP is just name dropping.
There was another seller here a few months ago claiming discrimination as if ebay knows personal information about you to discriminate against you. They don't.
OP, unless you see a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn or someone says "God bless you" and you want to sue them, the ACLU will have nothing to do with you.
on 02-21-2013 05:34 PM
not clear here...
you're being singled out but want to start a class-action? those or for large groups of folks (not singles).
don't break the listing rules because others are. they'll eventually be singled out too. then you can all start a class-action lawsuit together.
on 02-21-2013 04:45 PM
THE ACLU? Are you serious?
How were your civil liberties infringed upon because you were violating ebay policy? I don't believe for a second that the ACLU would bother with this.
on 02-21-2013 04:50 PM
I wasn't sure what an ultraviolet code for a movie was....
You are selling the digital code that came with the Blu-Ray.
Then I see you email the code to the buyer - that's a violation.
Whether you were singled out or not, is not the issue.
You were violating policy and infringing on the copyright owners rights by reselling the digital code that was not intended to be resold.
You have other issues with your feedback and DSRs as well.
on 02-21-2013 05:00 PM
ACLU? LOL. OK.
But here's what you do--have their lawyers contact eBay's lawyers. That's how lawsuits work, you know. (Didn't ACLU tell you that?) Not by you calling eBay CS.
And good luck with all this.