August 07, 2007 | 12:00PM a SGT
In our efforts to ensure a fun and condusive trading environment, listed below are some listing policy clarifications that we are implementing with immediate effect:
Apple iPhone Pre-Sales are prohibited.
This highly-anticipated device will be in high demand after the release. Prior to the release of similar high-demand electronics, we saw a high number of well-intentioned sellers unable to meet their pre-sale obligations to buyers due to restricted supply, as well as an increase in fraudulent listings for these items. To prevent similar problems with the iPhone, eBay is prohibiting all pre-sales of this device.
Criteria for Apple iPhone Post-Launch Sales.The listing must include a unique photograph of the item or items.
Your User ID must be clearly displayed within the photograph (watermarks will not be accepted).
In order to continue to ensure protection for our Community after these items are made available by the manufacturer, the following requirements have been put in place for the sale of the iPhone:
The eBay Team