Congress Introduces 'Fans First' Act To Address Exploitative Ticket Pricing


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Music fans may be able to more easily secure tickets to shows thanks to new legislation.

A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the Fans First Act, to "address flaws in the current live event ticketing system by increasing transparency in ticket sales, protecting consumers from fake or dramatically overpriced tickets, and holding bad actors who engage in illegal ticket sale practices accountable."

That's according to the announcement from Congress. It's the latest move from the group, which led Washington's effort to address exploitative ticket pricing for live entertainment since 2022, when Ticketmaster prices for Taylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen soared in response to high demand.

Read more via Variety!

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