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How Robots Are Scamming You Out of Concert Tickets

Former Ticketmaster CEO spills the beans

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Nathan Hubbard, former CEO of Ticketmaster, feels your ticket-buying pain. In an effort to expose the truth about why you always seem to be coming up short in the ticket-purchasing process online, Hubbard recently did a first-person tell-all for The Ringer. Some of the topics he elaborates on include “tickets never go on sale when you think they do”; the reasons the best seats in the house seem to dry up right away; and worst of all, the ticket-broker-controlled robots that beat you to those seats. Read his full essay here.