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ebay gremlins spark chaos as systems crash


By John Glenday | Reporter

September 4, 2014 | 2 min read

Online auction house eBay has been hit by another technical glitch, this time affecting users in the US, UK, India and Europe with many being unable to log-in to the site.

Account holders in these countries have complained that they cannot sign in and are instead being presented with an incorrect password alert – the 11th such outage this year, the most recent of which came just two weeks ago when the platform was out of action for the better part of a day.

Blaming the latest blip on scheduled server maintenance eBay spokesman Ryan Moore told the BBC: “We're working to resolve this issue quickly and will continue to keep our customers updated. We apologise for any inconvenience to our users.”

Such down time is particularly damaging for the e-tailing giant, with many of its users relying on the service to provide them with an income.

Many users took to Twitter to share their frustrations after hitting a brick wall on log-in:

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