Originally Posted by MoreToasties
Well that right there is the issue.
Since eBay cant check every single listing to make sure it complies with their rules, they deny responsibility for anything not allowed.
For example, you buy an airsoft gun on eBay, and the seller runs away with your money.
While you could successfully sue, eBay will not take any part, seeing as airsoft rifles are against the rules.
Unfortunately, you're on your own with this one.
actually, they try to. a guy in my class used to work doing that. they would go through all new auctions to check for illegal items, they have an entire section of people dedicated to this. they do however miss some auctions.