Ticketmaster Ordered to Give TWELVE YEARS’ Worth of Refunds

So Pearl Jam was right.  We were getting hosed.  From Business Insider:

If you used Ticketmaster’s website to buy tickets between October 21, 1999 and October 19, 2011, you’re in for a windfall.  Well, a $1.50 per ticket order windfall.

Because of a proposed class action settlement, Ticketmaster is being forced to credit $1.50 per ticket order (up to 17 orders) to customers due to the fact that they profited off of “processing fees” without declaring as much.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ticketmaster-class-action-2011-12#ixzz1fQHHvlLI

Question:  Will this apply to Canada as well?  I have no idea.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Ticketmaster Ordered to Give TWELVE YEARS’ Worth of Refunds

  • December 3, 2011 at 12:41 am

    According to this website: http://www.ticketfeelitigation.com/

    "You must have been a resident of the United States at the time of your purchase" in order to receive a credit from Ticketmaster, so unfortunately this will not apply to Canada as well.


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