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Ticketmaster Lawsuit $1.50/online sales back to 10/19/99

 
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Darqcyde



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:07 am    Post subject: Ticketmaster Lawsuit $1.50/online sales back to 10/19/99 Reply with quote

http://www.businessinsider.com/a-class-action-suit-against-ticketmaster-could-make-you-150-richer-2011-11

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If you used Ticketmaster's website to buy tickets between October 21, 1999 and October 19, 2011, you're in for a windfall. Well, a $1.50 per ticket order windfall. Because of a proposed class action settlement, Ticketmaster is being forced to credit $1.50 per ticket order (up to 17 orders) to customers due to the fact that they profited off of "processing fees" without declaring as much.

And despite the reparations, Ticketmaster can continue to profit off transactions they just have to say they're doing so on their website. According to court documents, the original claim, filed October 21, 2003, also implicates UPS' delivery price for expedited delivery of tickets as deceptive. Those part of the UPS subclass of the suit are entitled to an additional $5.00 credit per ticket. Both credits are in the form of vouchers, which can be redeemed a maximum of two at a time.


Considering I know more than a few people who average 6-12 concerts a year or more, I think 17 is kinda low.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 2:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually thinking about it, if you've paid the $5.00 fees too it could be quite a good chink of change.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

except you don't actually get any change, you have to keep buying tickets.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Credit vouchers?? Seriously? Damn, even when they get slapped on the wrist, Ticketmaster still found a way to profit.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well that's why they REALLY suck. Chances are if you want to go to future concerts you're going to have to probably buy tickets from them anyway.
My one friend I forwarded this story to is thinking about getting his own legal counsel. He's estimated he's bought well over 500 tickets in that time frame (often purchasing 3-4 at at a time) and has at least one stub from each purchase. He says it's just shy of 300, but he's not absolutely sure, he lost track counting twice and said fuck it.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 7:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shouldn't I be able to add a fee for giving them the convenience of printing out my payment voucher?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

this is why I pirate all my concert experiences by sucking on those concert goer's brain bits until I can experience the majesty that they had just experienced.
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Martian Kyo



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now that's p2p concert going.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh man I get into a shit ton of trouble when I try to seed the concerts.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You know, "seed" the concerts.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

without my pants, you know, when I "seed"
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

you know, like how I "seed" from the roof tops.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

he means he jerks off on people.
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