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Event Ticket Purchases: The Proposed BOSS Act Would Empower Biden’s Rogue FTC and Make Matters Worse, Not Better

A summer whose entertainment headlines were dominated by Taylor Swift and her blowout concert tour just came to an end.  Unsurprisingly, a significant number of those headlines centered upon the ongoing public policy debate over the consumer ticket purchase experience, along with varying and differing calls for reform.

Unfortunately, some of that discussion served to introduce terribly ill-advised proposals that would only make the industry and American consumers’ enjoyment of it far worse.

To be sure, the genesis of the problem underlying various reform proposals is the issue of predatory ticket resellers who engage in harmful practices that hurt fans as well as the artists themselves.  As just one illustration, resale ticket prices at StubHub alone have increased over 100% since…[more]

September 26, 2023 • 07:25 PM

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Home Jester's Courtroom Lawsuit Makes it Loud and Clear that Man Angered by Prank
Lawsuit Makes it Loud and Clear that Man Angered by Prank Print
Tuesday, May 22 2012

A New Jersey Wal-Mart is being sued for $1 million in damages after a 16-year-old boy commandeered the store's PA system and announced: "Attention Wal-Mart customers: All black people leave the store now." 

Donnell Battie, who is African American, is suing the Washington Township (NJ) store, claiming that the prank caused him to suffered emotional distress.  Despite the fact that a manager of the store quickly took control of the microphone and had the prankster arrested, Battie's lawyers claim the mega-store was negligent and reckless in allowing the incident to occur, and that Battie suffered from a number of psychological disorders as a result.  

—Source:  now.msn.com

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