StubHub sues Ticketmaster and Golden State Warriors over 'unfair' scalper market
Two ticketing companies that consumers don’t particularly love are about to duke it out in court. StubHub today announced that it’s suing both Ticketmaster and the NBA’s Golden State Warriors over antitrust charges, accusing Ticketmaster and the Warriors of unfairly pressuring season ticket holders to resell their seats through Ticketmaster’s own services instead of the eBay-owned StubHub or another secondary market exchange.
In many cases, StubHub says Ticketmaster — the exclusive ticketing partner for the Warriors — cancelled or threatened to revoke regular season and playoff game tickets if fans attempted to sell them through StubHub. In others, Ticketmaster pushed back shipping until just a few days before a game, severely limiting…
Source:: The Verge