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Taylor Swift is doing more to stop ticket bots than Ontario’s new ticket act

As the province gets ready to introduce a new law on July 1 which puts a price cap on resales of live event tickets, experts say it’s the world famous pop singer who’s doing a better job squeezing out black market opportunists.

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It’s a competitive play aimed directly at pricing scalpers and online bots out of the business, and cheap adidas it could keep large quantities of tickets off the secondary market.

The bold move also helps Swift pocket a larger profit from face value tickets by attempting to eliminate a middleman that legislators have struggled to erase.

In Ontario, lawmakers have responded to calls for better regulations by introducing the Ticket Sales Act consumer protection rules that aim to ban tickets from being resold at cheap air force more than 50 per cent above face value. Enforcement will mostly lean on consumers to file complaints. What it doesn’t account for, he said, is how it’s nearly impossible to enforce laws on resellers who operate from outside the province or in foreign countries.

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Many Tragically Hip fans were cheap jordans online left empty handed for the band’s 2016 farewell tour when venues sold out within minutes, leaving hundreds of tickets showing up on secondary market sites like StubHub and SeatGeek.

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That’s why Swift’s more aggressive swing at scalpers has a far better chance cheap jordans from china of making a dent in the black market, Budnick suggested.

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While she hasn’t sold out any of the venues, the singer appears to have found a way to keep scalpers at bay.

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The company, owned by Live Nation, is attempting a different approach through its Verified Fan program, which is backing Swift’s tour and other marquee artists, including Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran. The program requires fans to register long before the tickets go on sale in an effort to verify their authenticity.

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cheap jordans for sale mens At Swift’s upcoming Toronto shows in August, the closest seats are in small supply on the secondary market. Less than 10 tickets were available in the standing area near the stage and each was listed for an asking price of $1,200 to $4,200 on reseller SeatGeek. Originally they sold for closer to $1,100 meaning many run afoul of the incoming Ontario law. cheap jordans for sale mens

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Using current cheap jordans shoes technology, promoters could easily list a block of seats at cheap jordans on sale a high price and later discount the tickets if they don’t sell, maximizing the cheap jordans free shipping profits before clearing out the inventory, Moore suggested.

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