The following links relate to The Great Ticket Scandal. All links will open in a new window.
The main companies investigated
Secondary ticket exchange Viagogo.
Secondary ticket exchange Seatwave.
Research into the secondary market
OFT report on ticket agents and the secondary market from 2005.
Report by the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.
A report by the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on Ticket Touting from 2007/2008.
Government response to the CMS Select Committee Report of 2007/2008.
The government response to the February - May 2009 Consultation on Ticketing and Ticket Touting.
Report on the mrger between Ticketmaster and Live Nation
Report by the Competition Commission on the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster.
An OFT website with guidance on tickets.
'Stop Ticket Touts Profiteering' petition sent to HM government by Coldplay fans.
Rugby Football Union site on touting.
Sport and Recreation Alliance on touting.
Secondary ticketing agents information
The Association of Secondary Ticket Agents site.
Concert promoters information
The Concert Promoters Association site.
Leonardo da Vinci resold tickets are invalid, says National Gallery
The Guardian report on the National Gallery actign against ticket resellers.
Coldplay tour sells in seconds - fans launch petition against touts.
Digital Spy report on a petition created by Coldplay fans.
Take That fans lose out as touts sell tickets online for a staggering £100,000
Daily Mail report on Take That tickets.
Behind the music: Putting the secondary ticketing agents on the spot
The Guardian blog on secondary ticketing.