eBay and the shipping dilemma

Sellers jacking up postage/shipping costs to cover costs is a huge problem on eBay, it does not help that eBay themselves created this situation with their fees and double dipping on payments you can see why someone would add $1 or $2 ontop of the shipping. eBay did introduce maximum shipping charges on certain categories based on I think the average everyone else is charging of course this leads to its own set of issues.  Here is a comic which highlights a situation we have all been thru :

ebay shipping scam maximum cost

Higher res click the pic or here :p