Recently, there’s been considerable discussion about the origins of the Reverse Auctions platform, particularly with one seed bank asserting exclusive ownership and suggesting that others cannot utilize it. However, it’s important to clarify that the Reverse Auction integration isn’t a bespoke platform developed for or by a specific seed bank. Rather, it’s a freely accessible, open-source code that’s available to all. We aim to demonstrate the simplicity with which a Reverse Auction website can be established. Additionally, we’ll discuss the legality of any claims by a single seed bank to exclusive rights over this code, highlighting that such claims are not legally tenable.