Algorithms taking over...

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  1. of this world

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    hard to bring to life on the screen though - not that filmmakers and fx brainiacs havent been trying since computers were an early sci-fi villain... algorithm as sci-fi villain - not a bad thread idea....
     
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    I feel like I've seen that movie
     
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    start a thread - i think there've been a few... the matrix springs to mind.
     
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    If you're not buying stuff on Ebay, are you even really alive, maaaan?
     
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    That's weird. I wouldn't expect eBay to just cancel your account like that..
     
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    That's like being arrested while moving along with traffic at the speed limit and told it was for reckless driving. Or worse yet it's like being to "you know what you did" so we're not gonna tell you.

    Is there anything you can possibly think of that come's to mind as a reason they've assessed you as a risk to them?
     
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    Age of Ultron?
     
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    Thanks but the article is already out of date. There is no phone number to contact someone at EBay that I could find. Used to be for sure. Looks like they did away with that and it is all chat now. I received the message asking for the payment verification items through the message portal on the website. It isn't a phishing thing. I don't know if my EBay account was hacked. They won't tell me if it was. I haven't received any notices that I owe anyone any money. They won't tell me if there is a fraud investigation.

    I certainly didn't. I was never informed that I ever did anything wrong.

    Not a thing. They have a lot of info on me. If they want to run my credit score they could request to do that. It is near perfect and I would think that would be a better assessment of my financial worthiness if this is tied to managed payments issue.

    Irony of ironies. I just received less than an hour ago an email from EBay with the title "Ebay Managed Payments - Successful Verification." The body of the email:

    Thank you for your response. There are not further actions required at this time and your payouts have been unblocked.
    Best regards, eBay Managed Payments Team

    (BTW, the same message is in the message portal on the website.)

    However, I tried to log back on and still receive the screen that says that my account is suspended. Maybe they need some time to wake up after their lunchtime siesta or the server is down? I guess that there is some movement but it is concerning that such a large and established company is in CF mode.
     
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