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Group launched to slay touts in secondary ticketing

News: 5th December 2013 by Louise Dodgson under Live

The government have decided to clampdown on touts, in particular those utilising 'botnets' that can purchase large amount of tickets at any one time via ticketing websites. This has seen high profile gigs sell out in minutes, only for second hand tickets to appear at largely inflated prices via secondary ticketing websites, and it's good to hear that action is to be taken upon an area of live music which has very little legislation in place to protect genuine gig-goers. We've included links to a couple of related articles below to give you the full lowdown...

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http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/all-party-ticketing-abuse-group-launches/056912

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/10483844/Touts-making-a-mint-from-sell-out-shows-like-the-Monty-Python-reunion.html


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live music, ticket touts, secondary ticketing, gig tickets, concert tickets, all party ticketing group

 

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