Thank you for requesting me. It is theoretically possible to sue someone who defames you on Ebay. However, your damages would be so small that it would not justify the suit. I am not minimizing what happened to you, but stating the fact that no attorney would take the case because the damages are not high enough. Your Ebay reputation may have been damaged, but you, as a person, have not been damaged because your Ebay name is XXXXX XXXXX than your legal name. Furthermore, you can refute the negative feedback and Ebay users can determine who are reputable people and who are not reputable people based upon the totality of the feedback. Also, you would have to sue the person who defamed you in their home state in order to have a realistic chance of collection. For all of these reasons, and more, it would not be a viable lawsuit. I am sorry.
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