If You Have an eBay Account - IMPORTANT!

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  1. donsgal

    donsgal Nohoa Homestead

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    Please log in to your account and go to "my eBay" "My Account" "Preferences" on the left navigation bar.

    Scroll down to almost the bottom of the Preferences Page and click on "Third Party Authorizations" and see who has authorization to act on you behalf.

    I had four people who I didn't even know who they were! You can revoke these authorizations if you don't know who they are.

    DO NOT THINK THAT YOU DON'T HAVE ANYTHING THERE JUST BECAUSE YOU HAVE NEVER GIVEN ANY AUTHORIZATIONS!!!

    Somehow these authorizations just show up for no reason. I do not know how they get there! It has something to do with sellers being able to pick this option or something. I'm not sure how it works. But PLEASE CHECK YOUR ACCOUNT NOW! To make sure that no one except you has authorization to your account.

    You just can't be too safe.

    donsgal
     
  2. tchan

    tchan Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info. I am going to check mine right away. You can never be too safe as far as online accounts of any kind go.
     

  3. PinkBat

    PinkBat Well-Known Member

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    None listed on my account.
     
  4. morrowsmowers

    morrowsmowers Well-Known Member

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    I just cleaned out ours -- they are from various things related to your accounts such as if you used Andale services, enter the ebay contests, order boxes made for ebay sales, etc.

    Ken in Glassboro, NJ :)
     
  5. A'sta at Hofstead

    A'sta at Hofstead Turkey Wrangler

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    Yup, I had auctiva and andale and some other auction service on there, I got rid of most of them
     
  6. arabian knight

    arabian knight Miniature Horse lover Supporter

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    I just looked at mine, nothing is listed~ But thanks for the heads up
     
  7. tamatik

    tamatik Well-Known Member

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    3 here..gone now..thanx
     
  8. dragonfly1113

    dragonfly1113 Well-Known Member

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    I cant get into mine. It is all blurred and ran together and the show option does not work. It is like the words were over other words. I dont know.
     
  9. Ninn

    Ninn Custom Crochet Queen

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    found "auctionworks" on mine-no idea who they are-revoked immediately.
     
  10. Woodroe

    Woodroe Well-Known Member

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    None on mine, thanks for making us aware.
     
  11. seedspreader

    seedspreader AFKA ZealYouthGuy

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    None here, but I think a lot of those "sniping" software inject those also.
     
  12. njmama

    njmama Well-Known Member

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    I had 7! :nono:

    Thanks!
     
  13. holleegee

    holleegee Well-Known Member

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  14. cc-rider

    cc-rider Baroness of TisaWee Farm Supporter

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    I can't find "preferences" :( I have "profile", but nothing that sounds like what you are talking about. I evidently have a "premiere" account...does that make a difference?

    I found that I have $8.68 in there from someone who put it there by accident. Duh. She sent it to me on the 4th of July, intending to pay for something she bought from someone else. I ignored it, thinking she'd figure it out and ask for it back. Hasn't happened yet.
     
  15. mightybooboo

    mightybooboo Well-Known Member

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    None,thanks for the heads up.

    BooBoo :gromit:
     
  16. m39fan

    m39fan Acres of Blessing Farm

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    CC-Rider,
    I think you're into your PayPal account. Go to "My eBay" at the top of any open window once you're on eBay. Look for preferences on the lower left hand. Click on it, 3rd Party Authorizations are towards the bottom of the list.

    HTH,
    Mike
     
  17. quietstar

    quietstar Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the heads-up Donsgal...Found and removed one established this year sometime...Glen
     
  18. sisterpine

    sisterpine Goshen Farm Supporter

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    Thanks! I had 7 as well and I dont get what the "ebay government relations" thing was? anyone know?
     
  19. sisterpine

    sisterpine Goshen Farm Supporter

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    eBay Government Relations (created Jan-30-06)
    eBay Asynchronous Bulk Relist (created Feb-14-06)
    eBay Bulk Loading and Orders (created Feb-15-06)
    AuctionWorks (created Jul-31-06)
    Andale Auto-Attach (created Sep-14-06)
    Andale (created Sep-14-06)
    USPS®-eBay Priority Mail Boxes (created Oct-19-06)
     
  20. nduetime

    nduetime I am a Christian American Supporter

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    I had one "channelservices..." something or another. Never heard of them, now revoked. Thanks for the info, I will try to check this as often as I can remember.