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You Buy It, You Break It

Posted at 10:31 AM on January 4, 2012 by Hans Buetow
Filed under: In the media

A startling story emerged late last night about an eBay purchase that ended with the destruction of an antique violin.

It's hard to know what's worse - the circumstances, the PayPal policy that led to the destruction, the apparent relish the destroyer showed, or the photo.