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Profiteering off Steve Jobs' death

Steve Jobs made billions of dollars selling high-priced technology to a devoted following, and now some are trying to milk that following for money themselves after the Apple co-founder's death, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

At the online auction site eBay, there are several online domain names related to his death up for sale. The seller of, is opening bidding at $1,000,000, although this person claims half the proceeds of the sale will go towards cancer research. The bidding page reads: "For those who have money to burn bidding starts at $1,000,000. Please be generous."

Other high-priced sites for sale include: (also $1,000,000; No mention of a charitable donation); ($200,000); ($150,000); and ($150,000).

There are several other lower-priced domain names up for auction. As of the writing of this report, not a single one had received a bid.

Special section: Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

Other eBay items trading on the Jobs name include:

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