Users of the buying and selling website eBay couldn’t access the site for several hours in Lawrence today. However, others in the state and throughout the country were able to continue bidding on items.
Sean Passmore, who relies on eBay for his business Bling Drop Off Store, reported he couldn’t access the site from about noon to 2:30 p.m. However, he said he continued to receive notifications that people were bidding on his items. Such outages are rare, said Passmore who specializes in selling items on eBay.
Public relation specialists at eBay did not respond to inquiries on why the site was down in Lawrence.