Recently eBay users have noticed
(and that is just one of many threads on the eBay discussion boards about the issue) that they are required to fill in a captcha security field when trying to view feedback of users. Speculation is that this is actually a glitch that is being caused by eBay trying to prevent the exportation of feedback to other competing auction and Recently many users have noticed that eBay is now requiring users to fill in a security captchaecommerce websites. Whatever the reason, it's a pain in the ass, and more proof of eBay engineers' incompetence.
Third party eBay information provider Toolhaus.org
provided the following message when trying to access the feedback of a user who is experiencing this glitch.
Want an easy proven safe way to get around having to try to decipher the eBay security captchas? Try downloading the Mozilla/Firefox add-on that automatically fills in the captchas anytime you encounter one.
Frankly, I'm just about sick of ebay's tactics. Admittedly, they are using unsuspecting members for free unwarranted and unsolicited beta testing. They are patching holes with gauze (keeping hackers from posting as pinks - while locking out thousands of eBayers with email addresses with "@ebay."domain.com email addresses. Now this. Sorry I don't have much time tonight to post more. But in the past week I've seen at least five major major glitches, and one that benefited sellers for a change. If I get time, I will share here.