Quote Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post
That's fair enough. What isn't fair is to assume that you will have problems with buyers and sellers in any other country but your own. That is clearly nonsense.
Yet another statement based on ignorance. As I said it has nothing to do with any country but on how ebay operates. Yes, it is possible for anyone to steal but fraud prevention is far easier for sales kept in one's one country.

For example, when a theft or fraud has been committed on a domestic sale it can be referred to domestic police agencies. But, when such a crime is committed with an international sale the seller's options are drastically reduced. For all intents and purposes there is nothing a seller can do in such a case.

After a seller has lost his merchandise and money to such fraud a few times he/she tends to stop selling internationally and to laugh at the ignorant buyers who assume it is because the seller has something against their country.