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October 15, 2005

eBay Bans Stun Gun Purchase for New York Citizens

The New York Daily News and other media outlets are reporting that eBay has removed stun guns from items available for sale to New York state residents.  The ban was imposed after state investigators posed as buyers and managed to buy 16 stun guns through the aution site.  Stun guns are illegal in New York.  A warning pop-up now informs New York residents that such sales are unavailable for them.  Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's office said through a spokesman that the probe will continue to seek other illegal items.

Read the story here.

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