Out with the touts

Out with the touts

Can new legislation really put an end to ticket price gouging?

At this time of year, many people enjoy going out to concerts and festivals. However, if the event is a popular one, the chances are that when the tickets went on sale at 8am one day last winter, you were unable to access the website from your computer and discovered that, within five minutes, hundreds of tickets were for sale on the black market for twice the price.

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