« Continue Browsing

Article Preview

National view: An open, competitive ticket market will protect consumers from abuse

Published 03/15/2013, Duluth News Tribune

The National Consumers League was formed to protect consumers from economic injustice and to promote confidence in the marketplace. One area we have addressed closely in recent years is the consumer experience in buying tickets to live events. There is today a growing use of so-called “restricted” tickets as a means to foil scalpers. While restricted tickets may be a well-meaning effort, their use has had the unintended effect of depriving consumers of their right to sell, give away or transfer tickets or do anything else they might want with tickets after they’ve been purchased.

Word count: 574

Log In

The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.

E-mail:
Password:
 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Click here to set one up. You will need your subscription account number and phone number.

Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Reset Your Password

Please enter your full e-mail address. We will e-mail you a temporary password.
E-mail: