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  • Britons think secondary ticketing is a rip-off
  • Britons think secondary ticketing is a rip-off
    Azat Satlykov (2017) ©
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Britons think secondary ticketing is a rip-off

In 2016, over 80,000 people in the UK signed an online petition calling for the government to work harder to protect fans from being ripped off by touts and secondary ticketing sites. These resellers have inspired so much ire that research suggests they're affecting trust in the industry itself.

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