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NewsForge: Open Source Sniping Tool Takes Aim at eBay

Jan 25, 2005, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Have you ever bid in on eBay auction item and thought you were going to win, only to see it go at the very last second for a bid just slightly higher than yours? Congratulations, you've been sniped. Luckily, you can fight back by getting your own sniping tool, courtesy of the open source community, which provides JBidwatcher, one of the best ones gunning.

"Most eBay bidders make use of eBay's proxy bidding feature that allows the bidder to set the maximum price they are willing to pay..."

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