There are several reasons why eBay should be blocked from forcing you to use PayPal. The include the fact that:
- eBay is bad at customer service
- PayPal is bad at customer service
- A number PayPal’s Terms and Conditions violate Australian Law
eBay should not be allowed to abuse its monopoly power in Australia or anywhere in the world. If you use eBay, it is vital that you make your submission to the ACCC about this threat to your choice.
Visit the ACCC website to read current submissions and make your submission here: http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/823668/fromItemId/336311
For ideas on what to submit, there is a notable submission from Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc found here.