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Ticketmaster Canada Settles Deceptive Pricing Lawsuit for $3.4 Million
The Government of Canada's Competition Bureau has determined that Ticketmaster Canada will pay a total of $4.5 million (USD $3.44M) after an investigation into its online and mobile app ticket price practices revealed it topped up advertised costs by more than 20% -- and sometimes as much as 65%.    The Bureau sued Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation in January 2018.
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7 weeks ago by motiveunknown
UK law firm sues Ticketmaster over data breach
Hayes Connor Solicitors, a legal firm based in the northwest of England, is filing a £5m suit against Ticketmaster following a data breach last June. The legal firm claims that it has affected 40,000 customers in the UK but the action it is taking is on behalf of 650 claimants. The firm is arguing this is the first multi-party case of its kind against the ticketing company.
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april 2019 by motiveunknown
Ticketmaster Partners With Academy Music Group to Rollout Digital Ticketing Across UK
London's O2 Academy Brixton and Shepherd's Bush Empire are among the venues making a switch towards mobile ticketing. Some of Britain's most famous venues, including London's O2 Academy Brixton and Shepherd's Bush Empire, are making the switch towards mobile ticketing following a deal between Ticketmaster and Academy Music Group, the U.K.'s biggest owner and operator of live music and club venues.
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march 2019 by motiveunknown
Patrick Willems on Twitter: "Update: Ticketmaster was a nightmare but SeatGeek worked immediately and now I have Lonely Island tickets"
(Perhaps this SeatGeek thing may be worth a shot if you should need to buy tickets to a thing?)
“Update: Ticketmaster was a nightmare but SeatGeek worked immediately and now I have Lonely Island tickets”
patrickhwillems  twitter  2019  tickets  ticketmaster  seatgeek  recommendations  music 
march 2019 by handcoding
Former Ticketmaster CEO's Tech Startup Secures First Client
Rival, the ticketing company started by former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard will partner with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment as Rival's first client, Amplify has exclusively learned. The deal unseats AXS Tickets, who through their acquisition of Veritix in 2015 had held the ticketing contract that powered Altitude Tickets, Kroenke's in-house ticketing system for the Denver Nuggets, the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and the Colorado Rapids of the MLS. The signing is a big win for Hubbard, who announced the formation of Rival in 2018 with few details and a lot of buzz in the ticketing industry. The former TM boss and Twitter vp of commerce from 2013-2016 is an outspoken critic and thought leader in the ticketing world
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january 2019 by motiveunknown
Ticketmaster launches fan-to-fan ticket exchange site and closes secondary ticketing sites
The company formerly operated GetMeIn And Seatwave, where tickets could be sold at inflated prices. GetMeIn was officially closed yesterday (December 7), while Seatwave shut down a few weeks previously. The new ticket exchange will allow fans to buy and sell tickets for face value plus fees or less. The site explains that once sold, tickets will be reissued to the buyer and are verified by Ticketmaster.
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december 2018 by motiveunknown
Ticketmaster Teams Up With Fanatics for E-Commerce Partnership
Ticketmaster has partnered with sports merchandise company Fanatics to integrate official verified tickets and official licensed merchandise in the fan shopping experience of both sites. The partnership will help leagues, teams and universities with an integrated e-commerce solution and leverage both companies’ customer database to drive a unique fan rewards program.
dd  ticketmaster 
november 2018 by motiveunknown
Ticketmaster Acquires Blockchain Ticketing Company Upgraded
Blockchain is coming, whether anyone understands it or not, and the drumbeat drew a bit closer this morning when Ticketmaster, the world’s largest ticketing company and a division of Live Nation, the world’s largest live-entertainment business, announced that it has acquired Upgraded, a blockchain technology company servicing the live events industry. According to the announcement, Upgraded converts traditional tickets into secure interactive digital assets protected by blockchain, “providing event creators with more control and visibility over ticket distribution, and protecting fans against fraudulent tickets.”
dd  ticketmaster  blockchain 
october 2018 by motiveunknown
Ticketmaster, Live Nation Hit With Class Action Lawsuit for Allegedly Encouraging Scalpers
Ticketmaster actively encourages scalpers to resell event tickets on its site because it collects a fee on both the initial sale and resale, according to a class action lawsuit filed Friday in California federal court.  "Have you ever wondered why Ticketmaster has been unable to rid itself of the scalpers who purchase mass quantities of concert or sports tickets from its website and then resell them for much more minutes later?" states the complaint. "The answer: Ticketmaster hasn’t wanted to rid itself of scalpers because, as it turns out, they have been working with them."
dd  ticketmaster 
october 2018 by motiveunknown
Magecart attacks
Major ecommerce sites are compromised for weeks by malicious Javascript that steals credit card info
fraud  badtech  creditcards  magecart  newegg  britishairways  ticketmaster 
september 2018 by nelson

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