Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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PayPal, heroin and eBay Australia, oh my!

May 8th, 2008 2 Comments

Among all the changes happening to eBay worldwide, one of the most startling announcements has been that eBay Australia will require that PayPal be used for virtually all transactions in Australia (except for items picked up locally). eBay Australia is hosting several Q&A meetings with eBay users to discuss the new policy. According to, […]

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eBay promises to refund money to scammed Aussies

March 10th, 2008 No Comments

The Gold Coast Bulletin in Australia is reporting that eBay will refund thousands of Australian eBayers who lost money on fake vacation packages they purchased from an eBay seller. Refunds could amount to $1 million (I would assume that’s in Australian dollars). The Bulletin originally broke the story of the holiday sales Mar. 8. GOLD […]

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