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Re: The Craigslist Credit Card
you could say the same about eBay and/or Paypal.

Much like you could compare a squid to a gorilla.  Yes, they're both animals but they are actually quite different.

 

The way eBay works, there is always a 3rd-party record of the agreed-upon transaction. It's an auction, not a classified ad.

 

Craigslist is, as you might infer from the name, just a list of offers. The actual agreement and settlement of the transactions happens offline.

 

That's a much riskier environment to introduce credit issuance into.

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