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Ever find yourself wishing you could go back and look at that listing you won one more time to see if what you bought is really what the seller claimed to be selling? Or, maybe you're about to create a new auction listing or ten, and would like to copy and paste some text from your last batch of auctions.

Either way, the question is the same: does eBay save old listings, and if so, is there some easy way to crawl into the past and look at them again? The answer on both counts is yes. Read on to find out how.
July 4, 2006 at 6:16 pm
(1) aimbez says:

this is clever. bylas.jarizona.com

August 11, 2009 at 4:09 pm
(2) UC alum says:

I contacted eBay customer service for information about an auction older than 90 days, and they said they simply could not provide any such information. Could not, or would not? Maybe a subpoena is required?

March 14, 2010 at 6:14 pm
(3) John says:

Nah, a subpoena isn’t even required, but they won’t help their customers unless they make them enough money (even if you offer to pay them for the service).

After a certain amount of days they take the information offline, and only they can access it. A subpoena or very active seller requesting the info are two ways to get it. The third is to get a law enforcement agency to send a request on letterhead.

eBay and paypal give all your info to any law enforcement officer writing in on letterhead, no matter the reason- they admit so in their public interviews and their internal guidelines were leaked a while back confirming this.

So you have the audacity to suggest women should be able to divorce a woman who beats her in Iran? Well, paypal will give all your info if the iranian police send in a note asking for it.

Really ridiculous. I’m fine with them responding to lawful subpoenas, but they brag about not requiring formal process and will send your personal details/financial info to anybody with a letterhead who claims to be a law enforcement agency (worldwide, they didn’t limit this to US or European agencies, so if China asks, they tell them everything about you, and you disappear next time you try to pass through Chinese customs)

April 22, 2010 at 6:51 pm
(4) vex says:

So basically you claim your law enforcement from small small unknown place, make some letter head in m$ word, and they’ll give you whatever info ya want eh?

December 11, 2011 at 9:44 pm
(5) womia says:

you will like wholesalers bags for more to take huge discount

March 4, 2012 at 10:48 am
(6) jim says:

How ca i find old Ebay auctions that did not sell??

March 4, 2012 at 10:53 am
(7) jim says:

Is it possible to find any older auction http://www.photocameraservice.gr lets say about one month ago?

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