The thing about automatic algorithms is that there’s no appeal: if the machine says you have sinned, it will demand penance, and you can’t do anything about it.
I offered a genuine Rolex watch bezel on sale at eBay a while back. Somebody reported me for violating eBay’s “anti-counterfeiting” policies. I was suspended for two weeks and my ad taken down. Even when I finally got to a human, all they said was, “Sorry, nothing we can do.”
“But it’s a genuine item.”
“If you use the word Rolex, you might be counterfeiting. You should post a picture showing the genuine Rolex markings.”
“Well, uh, sorry. Nothing we can do. And you have to take our online anti-counterfeiting course before your account will be reinstated.”
What are the chances that Rolex has an agreement with eBay to screw over the secondary market?