Its plain and simple as everyone wants paragon 100 so just give it to the whiners then guess what no more optimal paths cause you know what everyones paragon 100 at that point and don't need optimal runs instead they can turn to Auctionhouse 3.0 and start item flipping which by my last glance at the EULA and Terms of Diablo 3 states you cannot buy items off auction house and turn around to sell them for profit. However this is being done daily by 100000s of people and bots but not a single 1 banned.
Blizzard please do us all a solid and get 5 GMS in game constantly on rotation at all times to moniter and BAN auction house flippers, botters, and gold sellers. Once you rid the game of all this bull then the auction house can go down to a more stable economy that's not full of duped items & botted items. Gold goes backup to a reasonable price on RMAH and everyones happy.
It's part of the game... I can't tell you how much gold I've made from buying items that are set to expire during planned server down time on patch day... check for mempos, witching hours, godly skorns, etc, sort by time left on the auction, find items with low bids that will end before servers are up... profit.
It's not my fault that people don't pay attention to when their auctions are set to expire, or that Blizzard doesn't pause AH during down time...