eBay Nutcase of the Week: Man wants £744,000 for half his future earnings

Digital Music, Intellectual Property, Internet, Web 2.0, Weirdness

ashley-macissac-ebay-earnings.jpgFollowing the hot, international news sensation that was the life-selling nutcase, we brings news of a new eBay nutcase.

The nutcase in question is 33-year-old Canadian musician Ashley MacIssac, who rather worryingly declared himself bankrupt in 2000, and has stuck his potential future earnings up for auction. And he wants quite a bit of money.

He wants 1.5 million Canadian dollars, in fact, in return for half his future earnings. “I’m 33, I have at least a good 40 years of earning power ahead of me and I think it’s a reasonable starting point. I’m not David Bowie, I’m not Madonna, I’m not Eminem, I’m Ashley MacIsaac, so to set a price at that, I thought, was fair market value,” he said.

Has anyone heard any Ashley MacIsaac? Is he worth a £750k long-term gamble?

(Via Reuters)

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Gary Cutlack
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