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Uber accidentally charges riders 100 times more than advertised fare price | New York Daily News

Uber accidentally charges riders 100 times more than advertised fare price | New York Daily News

Talk about surge pricing! Uber passengers in several cities across the country took to Twitter to complain of a glitch that charged riders 100 times more than advertised fares, costing some thousands of dollars for trips that should have only been a few bucks. In one of the worst cases, Aaron Himelman said his wife […]

Drake’s Dynamic Pricing Is A Downer | FYIMusicNews

Drake’s Dynamic Pricing Is A Downer | FYIMusicNews

The last thing Ticketmaster Canada needs right now is another black eye. Hit with $4.5M in fines and levies by Canada’s Competition Bureau last month for allegedly misleading pricing claims in online ticket sales, the company has agreed to a compliance program to ensure their advertising conforms with the law, and will implement new procedures […]

Live! Tonight! Sold Out! – Lessons from FTC’s Online Event Tickets Workshop | Lexology

Live! Tonight! Sold Out! – Lessons from FTC’s Online Event Tickets Workshop | Lexology

If you’ve ever tried to buy tickets online to a concert, sports game or play, you’re probably familiar with a host of typical frustrations. How has the event already sold out when tickets have just gone on sale? What are all these added fees and why weren’t they disclosed up-front? Am I even purchasing from […]

Endless Traffic, Mass Confusion, Ride-Share Price Gouging Creating Chaos At LaGuardia Airport | CBS New York

Endless Traffic, Mass Confusion, Ride-Share Price Gouging Creating Chaos At LaGuardia Airport | CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A multi-billion dollar construction project at LaGuardia Airport is causing more than a minor inconvenience. Many travelers have to take another trip before they head home and many are now complaining of price gouging. On the Sunday night after July 4th, frustrated passengers fresh off a flight thought the long line […]

Detroit’s Afrofuture Fest drops plan to charge white festivalgoers higher ticket prices | The Washington Post

Detroit’s Afrofuture Fest drops plan to charge white festivalgoers higher ticket prices | The Washington Post

Should white people pay a premium to attend an Afrofuturist music festival in a historically black Detroit neighborhood? To the organizers of the upcoming Afrofuture Fest, the answer was clear: Yes, they absolutely should. Too often, they saw people of color getting shut out of events in their own communities because they didn’t have the […]

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark, a Lithuanian startup that is also present in Bulgaria, was launched officially in Romania on Wednesday. The company offers electric car rentals which are similar to electric scooter rentals, with payment by the minute. Users must install the app and upload the necessary documents (driver license, bank account), without the need of a deposit. […]

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Mumbai Transport will get a major overhaul as the transport department has decided to hike the fare of Autos and Taxi by Rs 2 for both the modes of Mumbai Transport. BEST has already got an approval from its Managing committee and will decrease the minimum fare to ₹ 5 as suggested by BMC Commissioner […]

Ticketmaster Fined $3.4 Million By Canadian Government For Misleading Pricing | Genius

Ticketmaster Fined $3.4 Million By Canadian Government For Misleading Pricing | Genius

The introduction of mandatory back-end fees on tickets purchased online has long been criticized by consumers, and now one of the biggest practitioners of it must pay a multi-million dollar settlement. On June 27, Ticketmaster was ordered to pay $4.5 million (roughly 3.4 million USD) due to “misleading pricing claims in online ticket sales.” The […]

Ticketmaster ordered to pay $4.5 million for misleading customers on ticket pricing | A Journal of Musical Things

Ticketmaster ordered to pay $4.5 million for misleading customers on ticket pricing | A Journal of Musical Things

Remember earlier this year when the Federal Competition Bureau refused to rule on some of the Ticketmaster’s pricing practices? There was a lot of confusion on why they punted the case, too. That’s why today’s ruling (June 27) comes as something of a surprise. Ticketmaster has been ordered to pay $4.5 million in penalties and […]

Rec and Park’s ‘flexible pricing’ proposal advances with more predictability | The San Francisco Examiner

Rec and Park’s ‘flexible pricing’ proposal advances with more predictability | The San Francisco Examiner

A proposed “flexible pricing” program allowing The City to charge nonresidents higher rates at four popular city-owned tourist attractions during peak times has been revised to ensure the rates don’t surprise visitors. The changes, adopted Wednesday by the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee, would only allow the Recreation and Park Department to set […]