Ebay launches official legal action against Amazon for “aggressive, unscrupulous conduct.”

BEN STEVENS | October 18, 2018

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Ebay has officially launched legal action against Amazon after it accused the online giant of “repeatedly” attempting to poach sellers.Earlier this month it was reported that the auction website had sent its rival a cease and desist letter following accusations that it was perpetrating “an unlawful and troubling scheme” to coerce traders on Ebay to instead sell on its own platform.Today Ebay has launched a lawsuit in California claiming that Amazon has for years attempted to “infiltrate and exploit eBay’s internal member email system”, in what it said appeared to be part of a “larger pattern of aggressive, unscrupulous conduct.”

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