• 'They don't exactly like us poking around': Amazon allegedly used these secret tactics to poach prized eBay sellers

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    EBay is suing Amazon for allegedly poaching high-value sellers via eBay's own messaging system.
    A lawsuit filed on Wednesday contains multiple examples of messages allegedly sent by Amazon representatives to coax eBay sellers onto Amazon.
    Amazon representatives used "creative ways" to evade being caught breaching eBay's rules by sending contact information.
    eBay is suing Amazon for allegedly infiltrating eBay's messaging system in order to poach high-value sellers.
    In a suit filed on Wednesday , eBay gives examples of the messages that were sent to its sellers in an effort to lure them...
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  • EBay is going to war with Amazon over an alleged scheme to steal business that is 'startling in breadth'

    EBay is going to war with Amazon over an alleged scheme to steal business that is 'startling in breadth'

    29 days ago - By Chron

    Getty/Rick T. Wilking eBay is suing Amazon for allegedly infiltrating eBay's internal messaging system to poach high-value sellers.
    The suit claims that the scheme was "startling in breadth," and coordinated from Amazon's headquarters.
    eBay says messages were sent from a broad range of countries, and some were successful.
    Amazon is investigating the issue.
    eBay filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Wednesday alleging that it is has been illegally poaching high-value sellers by infiltrating eBay's internal messaging system, The Wall Street Journal reports.
    eBay first accused Amazon of...
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  • First EBay Sent Amazon a Cease-and-Desist Order. Now It's Suing

    29 days ago - By Fortune

    Two weeks after sending Amazon a cease-and-desist letter, accusing the company of seller poaching, EBay has now filed a lawsuit against the company.
    EBay ebay says Amazon employees used the auction site's messaging service to contact top sellers in hopes of convincing them to switch platforms. EBay's internal investigation uncovered recruiting activity spanning several years and multiple continents.
    EBay is now accusing Amazon amzn of intentional interference with contractual relations and economic relations, as well as fraud and violation of California penal and business and professions...
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