House Rules

Phantom bids, shill bids, secret signals – a lot more can happen in an auction salesroom.

The two of us are such shameless technological Luddites that until recently we thought that eBay was a honeymoon destination in the Caribbean. By contrast, our client Bowne had developed an Internet technology so complicated that he probably didn’t understand it himself, and made a tremendous fortune in the process. Continue reading “House Rules”