“A CBC News and Toronto Star investigation reveals how box-office behemoth Ticketmaster uses its own bag of tricks — which includes partnering with scalpers — to boost its profits at the expense of music fans. Data journalists monitored Ticketmaster’s website for seven months leading up to this weekend’s show at Scotiabank Arena, closely tracking seats and prices to find out exactly how the box-office system works.” CBC: A look inside Ticketmaster’s price-hiking bag of tricks. (Tech has made buying tickets so much more convenient. But there really was something more fair about lining up outside a record store on a Sunday morning trying to be the first person in the neighborhood to score some Doobie Brothers’ tickets.)