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Consumer Reports WebWatch’s ‘Look Before You Click’ Campaign eBay Survey Sheds Light on Buyers And Sellers

In April 2007, Consumer Reports National Survey Research Center compiled the results of an extensive online survey concerning Web auctions. In all, 4,176 subscribers to Consumer Reports Online reported on their transactions and experiences with the largest and best known Internet auction site, eBay.