THIS weekend’s Marshall-WVU football game gives West Virginians quite a bit to be proud of. Competition, school spirit and economic stimulus are but a...

THIS weekend’s Marshall-WVU football game gives West Virginians quite a bit to be proud of. Competition, school spirit and economic stimulus are but a few results that will emerge from Saturday’s showdown.

There is one characteristic of the game, however, that most of the general public bemoans — ticket-scalping.

Many feel that ticket scalping involves one party taking advantage of another against their will, and the name itself elicits images of a ghastly wartime tactic.

The practice of re-selling tickets couldn’t be viewed in a more unfavorable — or inaccurate — light.

While ticket-scalping is often assumed to be any resale of tickets, the legal definition is actually more limited. Laws differ by region, but illegal ticket-scalping typically constitutes the resale of a ticket. . . Full Story:
http://www.dailymail.com/story/Opinion/2007090723/Matt-Ryan-Ticket-scalping-is-a-victimless-crime/