Phony eBay accounts bid tix up to 10 Million Pounds Sterling

16 06 2005

After Sir Bob Geldof referred to eBay as an “Electronic Pimp” he urged people to swamp eBay auctions for Live8 tickets so that sales couldn’t complete.  The masses did, and eBay has now pulled all Live8 tickets from its auctions.

People Power!

On a related note, the Live8 “send an SMS to get into the lottery for the tickets” resulted in over 2 million SMS messages being sent at one time (a new world record)

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