A Trade Break is an action taken by a Trademaster that prevents a trade from happening. The Trainers conducting the trade then are banned from trading for two months. This action was received with priootest by ther Pokemon Community and was eventually ended. Trademasters can still execute a Trade Break, but the offenders are not blocked. It is likely that both Trademasters and this technique will disappear, as there is too much anger towards the idea.