Ebay fined 40 million euros


Internet auction site eBay has been fined 40million euros by a French court for allowing fake copies of products belonging to the LVMH group to be sold via the site.

Affected brands include Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Givenchy.

The group accused eBay of negligence in allowing fake products to be sold via its system.

eBay are appealing the decision, but where does leave the Internet giant and how will it police what is sold on its network now they have lost this landmark case?

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