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How did scalpers manage to get so many Fiona Apple tickets?

I'm as alarmed as you are that there are currently over 150 alleged Fiona Apple tickets on Stubhub already (over 25% of what was sold today in the presale)...

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Antitrust Institute president says paperless tickets take away our right to scalp

In the Opinion Pages of the NY Times today, Albert A. Foer, "a lawyer formerly with the Federal Trade Commission is president of the American Antitrust Institute," writes that:AT this moment, all over the United States, consumers are buying tickets to games, concerts and other live events under the impression that they have the right to give away, donate or resell the tickets they purchase...

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“Scalping Battle Putting ‘Fans’ in the Middle”

"This week a new nonprofit group, the Fans First Coalition, announced itself with a mission of protecting ordinary consumers from predatory ticket scalpers...

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LCD Soundsystem announce Terminal 5 ticket restrictions, on sale time, openers & stuff

As previously mentioned, tickets to the four LCD Soundsystem shows at Terminal 5 go on sale Tuesday, but now we also know the exact time, price, openers, and a lot of special rules...

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“Gov. Paterson reenacts 1920s ticket scalping law, serving notice to StubHub, Ticketmaster and others”

" Gov. Paterson is going nuclear in the political fight over New York's now-expired ticket scalping law. The state's 2007 scalping law, which removed price caps on the resale of tickets, expired Saturday...

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girl buys fake Lady Gaga tickets, Fox News reports

"Nina Liotta bought what she thought was a legitimate pair of tickets to Lady Gaga's sold-out July 9 concert at Madison Square Garden, according to news channel Fox 5 (video embedded below)...

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phony ticket seller busted via his license plate

"An Arizona woman who bought, what turned out to be, counterfeit Phoenix Coyotes playoff tickets helped police nab the suspected scalper with a picture of his license plate...

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“Wiseguys Tickets charged with hacking into Ticketmaster, LiveNation to illegally grab best seats”

"It's disgraceful that this situation went on for as long as it did, depriving fans of seeing performers whom they support," said Camille DeSantis, a New Yorker still steaming she was shut out of an online sale of Ringo Starr tickets at Radio City Music Hall...

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Live Nation CEO on (not) being hacked by brokers who do use bots to get tickets though (and how NIN is good)

From: Bob Lefsetz
To: Nathan Hubbard

Is this true? That buyers of DMB and Phish tickets at livenation.com were redirected to coasttocoast.com...

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Sunday NY Times article on scalpers

Once infamous -- and in many places illegal -- the reselling of tickets for profit has gone mainstream. Accelerated by the Internet and changes in state laws across the country, it is now a multibillion-dollar business serving consumers who want that last-minute ticket to Taylor Swift or "Wicked...

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