It looks like a virus software issue. I added thumbs1.ebaystatic.com to the "trusted" list and the problem is partly solved. I think I will have to add at least thumbs2 to the list to solve it completely.
First, you mention version 11. We don't support 11 and haven't
in some time -- the most current version is 31.7.0. Earlier
versions may not have certain features the sites are expecting.
In a situation where Safari and Firefox give the same error
message, it's usually something network related or there is a
setting on that computer which has gone awry. I'm not sure what you
mean by "trusted" list.
I looked at the "about" for the version I am running and it was as you
I've determined the problem is not browser related. If I ping the numeric
IP address from a CMD window for *thumbs2.ebaystatic.com*
<http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com> on my wife's Windows laptop I get the
normal 4 responses. If I ping the same numeric IP address in an X-window on
my G5, I get "Permission Denied."
Mind you, these two pings are both being done from the IP address of our