Smith says the bot biz has been growing in double-digit percentages every year for the past 10 years in North America, and his company is fighting back.
Canada's competition watchdog is dogging Ticketmaster and Live Nation over alleged lack of transparency on what actual tickets cost, and the Blue Jays are allegedly enriching themselves by profiting from a questionable ticket sales practice.
Ticketmaster Canada COO Patti-Anne Tarlton is the latest inductee into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held on May 10 at Toronto's Rebel during Canadian Music Week.
New owner Michael Wekerle and his team expect the newly renovated Elmo complex to open its doors in spring and in time for the launch of CMW in May.
Making the headlines today are Roger Waters, David Geffen, the Las Vegas shooting, Rosanne Cash, Ticketmaster, naloxone kits, Elon Musk, Rodney Jerkins, Tom Petty, Vera Lynn, Mohammed Assaf, and Garth Brooks.