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“eBay (Version: N/A)”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • eBay Inc.
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor: private
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: N/A

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Type of the IMS: Type 3
  • Class of the IMS: Class 2

Supported languages

  • Netherlands: DUTCH
  • England: English

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Closed

State of IMS deployment: Available

Distribution of the IMS: N/A

Geographic scope: National

Hard and software requirements of the IMS


Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)

>83,2 million members worldwide

Interoperability and supported standards

N/A, MS Passport was supported until January 2005

Server-side component(s)

Complete profile is stored on eBay-servers.

Client-side component(s)

No local storage.

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

Building a pseudonymous reputation.

Main functionality

Pseudonymous online-auctions.

Purchase costs in EUR


Flow charts of the IMS

Screenshots of the IMS

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Other file resources


Evaluator of the IMS

Christian Krause (ICPP)

General Comments (free text)

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