Bill aims to thwart ticket scalpers

Bill aims to thwart ticket scalpers

There are 5 comments on the WBIR Knoxville story from Mar 17, 2008, titled Bill aims to thwart ticket scalpers. In it, WBIR Knoxville reports that:

The Legislature is taking aim at ticket scalpers. On Monday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would make it illegal to give, sell or use software that circumvents the security ...

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Fulton Grad

Lebanon, TN

#1 Mar 17, 2008
fast easy money. Ticket Scalpers are scum.Lazy scum.
Here we go again

Knoxville, TN

#2 Mar 17, 2008
Can we get them to put a limit on a dollar amount tickets may be sold for over face value?
Halls Grad

Knoxville, TN

#3 Mar 17, 2008
I agree. The owner of West Side Coin is worse than a slum lord. He rips people off every year and they keep going back to him. Why? I wonder if he actually pays taxes that he collects from suckers. Adding a tax on a product that has already been taxed! He is a blood sucker.
A similar bill was defeated here in TN by lobbyists from the scalping industry. I wonder how many State Reps were given premium seats at Neyland!


#4 Mar 18, 2008
It's about time I am pleased to see that this bill is in motion because I am sick of people getting away with this. I sure hope the bill get's passed.

Maryville, TN

#5 Mar 19, 2008
I have never scalped a ticket, nor have I ever paid more than face value for a ticket to any venue. It's a matter of self discipline. Anything is worth whatever some fool is willing to pay for it. No law will ever stop it. It will be just another of a long list of laws that can't / won't be enforced.

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