1 min article

Illegal explicit content policy

eBay never allows illegal content, including child pornography, torture, snuff films, or bestiality.

eBay may use broad discretion when removing obscene material.

What is the policy?

  • We never allow any listings or content depicting or describing child pornography, whether real or fictionalized
  • We never allow any listings or content depicting or describing bestiality, torture, snuff films, necrophilia, rape, scat, incest, or other illegal or obscene content, whether real or fictionalized

Activity that doesn't follow eBay policy could result in a range of actions including, for example: administratively ending or canceling listings, hiding or demoting all listings from search results, lowering seller rating, buying or selling restrictions, and account suspension. All fees paid or payable in relation to listings or accounts on which we take any action will not be refunded or otherwise credited to your account.

Visit Seller Help - opens in new window or tab to find details of any policy issues with your account or listings, and get the information you need to quickly resolve them.

Why does eBay have this policy?

eBay never allows listings which include illegal material.

Was this article helpful for you?