Ticketmaster, Prestige Entertainment Settle “Bot” case in California
Ticketmaster and Prestige Entertainment have settled a lawsuit regarding the latter’s alleged use of automated programs to purchase numerous tickets by evading the Live Nation-owned giant’s limits. While the ticketing operator achieved one goal of its litigation – a promise by Prestige that it would not use such programs... Read more
Ticketmaster Suit Continues Against Broker For Illegal Bot Use
Ticketmaster filed a lawsuit against the Connecticut-based broker Prestige Entertainment last year for allegedly using illegal technology “bots” to score thousands of popular tickets to re-sell. In 2015, Prestige Entertainment purchased a large amount of tickets from the site for a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.... Read more
Ticketmaster Dealt Blow in “Bot” Lawsuit With Judge’s Decision
Ticketmaster’s lawsuit against Prestige Entertainment took a hit last week when the presiding judge sided against the ticketing giant on one aspect of its claims against the secondary ticketing operator. Ticketmaster sued Prestige for $10 million in damages last year, alleging that the company illegally used software programs to... Read more
Ticketmaster Fires Back at Prestige Entertaiment Attempt to Dismiss Bot Suit
Ticketmaster fought back against an attempt to have its suit against Prestige Entertainment and related entities dismissed on Monday in a California federal court. Prestige, which Ticketmaster alleges bought millions of dollars in tickets using automated “bots” to then resell on the secondary market, filed a motion to dismiss in... Read more
Ticketmaster Sues Broker for Illegal Bot Use
On Monday, New York Daily News reports that Ticketmaster filed a lawsuit against Prestige Entertainment, a Connecticut-based broker who they allege used illegal technology to scoop up huge quantities of the most in-demand tickets in a matter of minutes for the purpose of resale above face value. Ticketmaster began... Read more