Pennsylvania takes on online auctions

Philadelphia Inquirer story on the state’s pursuit of eBay sellers with no auctioneer’s license.

As we pointed out on this issue before, eBay’s seller rating do a better job of protecting the public than state bureaucracy does. Consider the seller in the story here:

D&J Virtual Consignment had 11,000 feedback comments on eBay and 14 were negative, Pletz said, giving her a 99.9 percent satisfaction rating.