> ... ebay now requires that you fill in their lovely little web form to
> send them a note. Even if, say, you're trying to let them know about
> another scam going around that tries to use the machine www.hnstech.co.kr
> to extract people's credit card information.
one can easily imagine that their abuse@ alias was receiving so much spam
that it was too costly to read it all and fish out the valid complaints.
(this is a ~recent spammer tactic, clogging the metadata paths to make it
harder for network owners to discuss spammer activities.)