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Online seller eBay said it was empowering regulators to handle malicious listings without consulting the company.Staff will be able to delete items "Where there is evidence that there is a risk to consumer safety," eBay said.In the UK it includes the Office for Product Safety and Standards and the Internet Regulator Ofcom. Online marketplaces like eBay are constantly struggling to rummage through the unsafe products their users are selling.This is partly because almost anyone can build a listing on an online auction site.

Over the years, investigators have found unsafe appliances, toys and batteries for sale in a variety of online markets, including Amazon and the Chinese website Wish.This latest move, eBay says, is designed to speed up removal. "Illegal or unsafe items" without waiting for approval from the company Only the selected trusted authority will have access to the new tool. But those who do will have "The ability to manually remove any listing from the market," the company said.More than 50 agencies around the world are already involved in the first phase of the project.

Dangerous products

EBay says it slotxo has a "comprehensive" reporting system for customers to use and takes a "proactive" process to remove banned items.But "eliminating the need for second-level approval will streamline the process, make the disposal of the product more efficient and reduce the risk of purchasing a dangerous product.Lesley Rudd, Chief Executive of Electrical Safety First, said, "We welcome any movement that accelerates the online removal of dangerous goods."

Our review finds dangerous and unbranded and visually defective electrical appliances for sale to consumers in the UK on an ongoing basis. Some basic safety But, she added, more work was needed to stop selling such products in the first place.The online marketplace must be legally recognized as a retailer in order to adequately address the issue of dangerous goods sold through their sites, and we urge governments to include these sites. In an Online Safety Bill, One group involved in eBay's new system, Westminster Council adviser Heather Acton, said last year there has been a significant increase in online shopping and that scams and fraud have been a concern.

This new tool means "Our trading standards team can speed up our processes and ensure our local communities continue to be safe," she said.Another part that is accessible is Ofcom, one of the other roles controlling the radio waves used for broadcast and wireless signals. Some wireless radios are tightly regulated so they do not interfere with protected signals, and new tools are planned to be used to remove them from sale.Murray Lambell, manager of eBay in the UK, said the outbreak has made online shopping a "The bigger part of everyone's life"he market should take a serious responsibility for consumer safety. But working with agencies is very important