“Seven years after his Los Angeles office was raided by shotgun-wielding FBI agents, Lowson told me he’s switched teams. Now, he’s out to expose the secrets of the ticket industry in a bid to make sure tickets are sold directly to their fans.” If it sometimes seems impossible to score good tickets to see your favorite performer, that’s because it is. And Ken Lowson is here to help us fix the system. He might know how do it, since he was really good at breaking it. From Motherboard: The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster.

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