It’s a pretty common rule, in the working world: When you leave one company and go to another, you generally lose access to internal, private documentation and plans the first company had. But a Ticketmaster rival claims that when one of their top executives left, not only did he keep documents he shouldn’t have, but also kept accessing his old company’s active databases to use their new records for Ticketmaster. [More]
Ticketmaster is known for getting away with charging high service fees for its tickets thanks to its effective monopoly over the concert business, but reader Mark noticed a fee that really takes the cake — and smashes it! Right now a ticket for a Florence and the Machine show is showing up as having $327.50 in fees. Talk about a kiss with a fist!
EW.com says that Lilith Fair has had to cancel 10 dates: Salt Lake City, Montreal, Raleigh, Charlotte, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Birmingham, Austin, Houston, and Dallas due to bad ticket sales, low attendance, and occasional lack of Kelly Clarkson and Norah Jones.