Because the company accusing Amazon of approaching illegally their sellers. Today as Amazon continues to grow and raising shine as the biggest online marketplace in the world. Amazon rivals are days by day complaint about some unethical practice of the giant. For often crossing the legal barrier against them.
In this particular one is the oldest Amazon competitor eBay. Who filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 in Santa Clara County in California. The reason is eBay accusing Amazon of stealing its high-value customer from them. But how Amazon may do that?
From the same document, eBay says it’s competitor Amazon is fraudulently infiltrating an internal messaging system called M2M to take its high-value buyers clients. eBay also says that its competitor is intentionally “unwilling to compete for third-party seller business.” Amazon categorically rejected the idea of un proper behavior against eBay. Nevertheless non-official of the company wants to comment on the lawsuit.
eBay says Amazon business conduct is a shame because this company violated its user agreement policies and “induced eBay sellers to do the same.” eBays complained by the fact that “Amazon’s misuse of eBay’s M2M system has been coordinated, targeted, and designed to inflict harm on eBay”. But Amazon indeed coordinates his efforts and build up a customer representative service insider team. Specialize of using M2M messaging system to hunt eBay high value buyers and sellers.
As a matter of fact one of the Amazon sales representatives. Who participated in this stealing corporate espionage against ebay. Describe he worked as a “hunter/recruiter” for Amazon. Searching for sellers to convince them they can do better on the Amazon platform. To find out about this big Amazon scam against eBay.
eBay as monitoring the messaging system to looking for illegal use and said observed that messages sent by a “large number” of Amazon representatives indicated that they were attempting to avoid detection. eBay says Amazon practiced these illegal activities for years. But unfortunately, eBay could find out what happened to them. Why the were losing so many high-value sellers along the years.
eBay finally find out about the leak a couple of weeks ago because an eBay seller reported Amazon illegal practiced to a representative. eBay saw the critical effects the problem sent immediately a cease-and-desist letter to Amazon. For now, eBay submitted the case on the court and the complaint as damages will be determined by a jury trial.
From now we have to wait. It may take weeks months or perhaps a year to know the outcome of this lawsuit eBay Vs. Amazon.