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In a September article
, eBay's Joseph Sullivan admitted that eBay routinely hands private information over to law enforcement officers -- even if those officials do not present them with a subpoena. The reason: eBay is so bogged down with fraud complaints, that the corporation gladly hands its problems over to the law, even if those officials do not present eBay with the proper paperwork. That means, the average Jane can fax eBay a copy of anyone's police badge and ask for your private information.
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