# # The use of robots or other automated means to access the eBay site # without the express permission of eBay is strictly prohibited. # Notwithstanding the foregoing, eBay may permit automated access to # access certain eBay pages but soley for the limited purpose of # including content in publicly available search engines. Any other # use of robots or failure to obey the robots exclusion standards set # forth at <http://www.robotstxt.org/wc/exclusion.html> is strictly # prohibited. #
Just following some initial links, GoogleBot does crawl some of the high level links. But item detailed ones are not crawled. My feeling is that because eBay has such a high PageRank, GoogleBot would crawl the entire site if allowed.
But if you check out cgi.ebay.com/robots.txt this is what is says: