Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/04/06/oft_auction_guidelines/

OFT offers guidelines for online auctions

Be careful - it's a jungle out there

By Lester Haines

Posted in Media, 6th April 2004 13:11 GMT

As of today, the Office of Fair Trading's (OFT) website has a handy guide to the dos-and-don'ts of Internet auctions.

The OFT has identified some common complaints about such auctions, namely:

Accordingly, it is warning buyers to:

More of this good, solid advice can be found here. ®

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