Keep ticket sales out of the hands of scalpers

Ron Dzwonkowski’s column last Sunday (“Ticket buyers’ rights at stake in new Michigan House and Senate bills”) omitted important information about the proposed legislation and its supporters.

StubHub and its lobbying front group, the “Fan Freedom Project,” have come to Lansing to promote legislation that would benefit ticket scalpers and harm local fans. This legislation would limit the ability of Michigan teams, artists and venues to use ticketing methods that make it harder for scalpers to snap up and resell tickets — and therefore make it easier for fans to get tickets at face value.

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