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scalpers

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Want an iPhone 6 without the wait? Here's how much it'll cost you

iPhone 6 scalpers have taken to eBay to auction off their preordered Apple smartphones to those who weren't so quick on the draw.

By September 13, 2014

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Will Craigslist drive scalpers out of business?

If I want good seats to a sold-out show, I wait until the last minute and buy via the Internet. How long before everybody else figures this out?

By November 10, 2009

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Craigslist, eBay fighting Michael Jackson scalpers

Craigslist and eBay are full of offers of tickets to the pop singer's memorial service--some with an asking price of thousands of dollars for a pair. But are the tickets worth anything?

By July 6, 2009

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Wrestling with scalpers in the free market

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor grapples with ticket prices not matching what people are willing to pay. Why should he let a scalper pocket the extra bucks?

By March 16, 2009

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iPhone's China debut expected to take bite out of gray market

Apple's move to include China in the initial rollout of the new phones should cut down on business for scalpers, says The Wall Street Journal.

By September 18, 2013

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Should Apple rethink iPad 2 distribution system?

Long lines and buzz about scalpers beg for a better way to handle hot products such as the iPad 2.

By March 16, 2011

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Live Nation hopes to sell higher-priced tickets

CEO Michael Rapino reportedly admits Live Nation is hoping to convince artists to charge more money for good concert seats, rather than letting scalpers take the difference.

By May 12, 2010

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25 million Led Zeppelin fans?

How many of the 25 million reported inquiries for the Led Zeppelin reunion are automated robots sent out by scalpers?

By September 18, 2007

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iPhone 5S reservations almost sold out in Beijing, Hong Kong

Reservations for most flavors of the 5S have already been snagged soon after going live, with only the 16GB "space gray" version still available.

By September 17, 2013

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Prince drops $22M copyright suit against Facebook fans

After alleging that 22 people linked to bootleg recordings of his concerts, the pop artist dismisses the far-fetched lawsuit.

By January 29, 2014