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Ticket Scalpers Draw Scrutiny

Is the ticket industry designed to fleece the average consumer?

(Newser) - The Hannah Montana tour is hot—tickets sold out in seconds, and resellers are charging as much as 100 times face value for them. And both the speed of sellouts and eye-popping resale prices for popular artists are arousing suspicion. The Washington Post looks at how scalpers use ticket-buying technology,... More »

Ticketmaster Suit Halts Scalpers

Judge blocks software after outcry from Hannah Montana fans

(Newser) - Fans frustrated in their pursuit of instantly sold-out online tickets caught a break yesterday when a federal judge halted the use of scalper software on Ticketmaster. RMG Technologies' software let prospectors buy out concerts and resell tickets at inflated prices, Reuters reports. "They're cheating consumers, and we're not... More »

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