FTC to Hold Workshop Examining Online Event Ticket Sale - Agency Seeks Input in Advance of March 2019 Workshop; Project No. P18450 #06694

Submission Number:
06694
Commenter:
Daniel Schrader
State:
Maryland
Initiative Name:
FTC to Hold Workshop Examining Online Event Ticket Sale - Agency Seeks Input in Advance of March 2019 Workshop; Project No. P18450
I go to many concert events and have got used to the fees, but the fact is over the years as fees have gone up, the industry has become streamlined in regards to ticket sales. It nearly all an online transaction and can't understand why a single event needs to generate $100ks in fees for the ticket seller. They must make $millions in a week selling tickets. I'm all for a profit, but when there are no longer agents sitting in windows in many places buying tickets online has become a necessity. This excessive fee practice surely needs to be investigated.