When artists become scalpers, with Ticketmaster's help

by Jason Gross

10 March 2009


To follow-up on previous posts about Ticketmaster and its questionable reselling (scalping) policies, the Wall Street Journal has an interesting article about artists who are scalping tickets to their own shows with the blessing and help of… wait for it… Ticketmaster themselves.  Yet another reason that Congress shouldn’t hand TM an opportunity to get even bigger and corner more of their industry.

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