ATTN fellow E-bayers (gun related)


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R.W.Dale
July 30, 2007, 10:29 PM
We just got HOSED. The fat times of selling handi rifle barrels for $200 is now OVER.

http://www2.ebay.com/aw/core/200707.shtml#2007-07-30094109

The July 30th announcment

uly 30, 2007 | 10:00AM PST/PT

Matt Halprin
Hello everyone…In mid-August, we will be updating our Firearms, Weapons and Knives Policy to place more restrictions around gun-related items. Once these changes take effect, we will prohibit listings of any firearm part that is required for the firing of a gun. This includes items like bullet tips, brass casings and shells, barrels, slides, cylinders, magazines, firing pins, trigger assemblies, etc. Please read the Firearms, Weapons and Knives Policy for more details on our current policy.

As you may know, eBay does not allow the listing of any items which are regulated by individual states or the federal government; however, there are still a large number of firearm-related parts that are legal and are widely available in retail stores. These items have also historically been allowed on eBay.

After learning that some items purchased on eBay may have been used in the tragedy at Virginia Tech in April 2007, we felt that revisiting our policies was not only necessary, but the right thing to do. After much consideration, the Trust & Safety policy team – along with our executive leaders at eBay Inc. – have made the decision to further restrict more of these items than federal and state regulations require.

This new update continues to encourage safety among our community members and brings our policies in the U.S. and Canada in closer alignment with our existing policies in other markets around the globe.

Sincerely,

Matt Halprin
Vice President, Trust & Safety




I don't know about ya'll but selling misc gun stuff on flea bay was a large source of the $$$ I would spend on my hobby. I guess I'll have to see if I can take up the slack on Gunbroker. I'm SERIOUSLY entertaining the notion of canceling all my e-bay, half and pay-pal accounts

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Bruce333
July 30, 2007, 10:36 PM
already posted...

http://thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=292497

There is another thread in L&P also.

Larry Ashcraft
July 30, 2007, 10:37 PM
Closed as duplicate.

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