Is Ebay "Buy it now" an auction or an eCommerce?

Asked over 1 year ago - San Mateo, CA

We're argue over dinner - Does auction law cover EBay "Buy it now" button or
eCommerce law cover Ebay "Buy it now"?

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  1. Andrew Mark Jaffe

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    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . Actually, eBay's TOS will make both of your arguments to be about contract law. The TOS is your contract with eBay.

    After that I would say auctions are covered by auction law and buy it now is e-commerce.

    This post is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice specific to... more

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