Left my laptop on last night, and this morning, cannot connect to eBay
UK, Com, Fr etc. Tried wife's laptop with the same result, yet we can
both connect to other sites - BBC, Met Office, FB, Amazon etc. Asked
son to try with his mobile and he connected. We are all using the same
wi-fi but son connects via VPN, so I connected via his VPN and could
instantly connect to eBay. Exit the VPN and no eBay, just a message :
You don't have permission to access "http://www.ebay.co.uk /" on this
Zen. Next job is to reboot the router. Cannot imagine it will help,
but who knows? Waiting because others are doing stuff ATM. We can
connect to every other site we have tried, just not eBay, except when
going via the VPN.
Seems like eBay use Akamai caching servers between them and the users
This is odd. I rebooted the router, which made no difference, then cold
booted the laptop. When I open my browser, it defaults to four tabs,
one of which is eBay UK, and it displayed my home page perfectly. From
there, I can look at messages, but not look at any watched items. Cannot
search new listings etc. Same applies whether I use Chrome or Firefox.
I can see that eBay may have blocked Zen users, but that does not
explain the limited access, as above. Having said that, just fired up
the VPN again, and eBay is working perfectly, presumably because eBay
cannot see that I am a Zen user.
Nothing I can see on the Zen web site or FB page.
Or follow the nice instructions from that nice cold calling Microsoft
They are also cold calling on behalf of BT. I recently reported a BT
fault via their on-line reporting service and a day later picked up a
call by some Indian gentleman pretending to be from BT. He sounded
plausible until "we have detected a foreign IP address on your network
which we need to remove"!
Tried that, no difference :-(
Whilst fully accepting that eBay seem to have blocked by address, I
cannot understand how my eBay home page displays when I first open
Chrome. I can access the Message, Account and Applications tabs, but
not Activity. I can see the list of watched items, but cannot look at
any of those listed items individually, and cannot search for items. I
can see a list of items for which I need to leave feedback, but cannot
leave feedback. I have cleared my browsing history (ccleaner). The
only thing I haven't done is clear cookies.
All functions return as soon as I fire up the VPN.
And it is snowing outside.
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