The war against ticket touts

Published 18 January 2012

A recent Court of Appeal decision could deter rugby fans from trying to resell tickets at more than face value on the internet.

Last month the Court of Appeal ruled, in Rugby Football Union v Viagogo Limited, that the ticketing website Viagogo must provide the Rugby Football Union (RFU) with the names and addresses of anyone that had sold tickets on its website for the 2010 Autumn Internationals and the 2011 Six Nations at more than face value, in order to enable the RFU to take action against them.

 

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