Got this in my email today:
eBay Availability on New Year's
The eBay site will be unavailable for Y2K verification
from 15:30 PST to 18:00 PST on Friday, December 31, and
from 23:00 PST, Friday, December 31 to 03:00 PST, Saturday, January 1.
If you try to connect to eBay during these times,
you may receive a "Failed to connect" error message.
Check the Announcements Board for more information.
Thank you for your understanding.
Ebay's putting in their Y2K safety net, just incase something goes AWOL. Just imagine the carnage if all the bids for rare-earth magnets got mixed up with Star Trek action figures. Can you imagine? The horror.. the horr...