New rules will require sellers and platforms to, 'provide more information around resold event tickets, protecting consumers from rip off prices.'
Google has launched new rules for secondary ticketing websites to make them more clearly identifiable to consumers.
The inquiry by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee will look at the impact of Brexit on touring artists, the threat to grassroots venues and the growth of secondary ticketing.
Google is launching a new advertising policy that requires event ticket resellers to be certified before they can advertise through AdWords.
Labour MP Sharon Hodgson has spoken out about ongoing ticketing abuse in the music, sports and entertainment arenas, calling on the government to ban the practice.
New research shows the impact of secondary ticketing sites on the UK music business, with 80% of the UK public agreeing they are a 'rip off'.
MPs have criticised Google for allowing sites like Viagogo to advertise with them to sell invalid tickets.
FanFair Alliance has published an online guide to help customers seeking refunds from secondary ticketing sites.
The government has been defeated in the House of Lords as peers back a secondary ticketing amendment to the Digital Economy Bill.
UK Music has welcomed the government’s commitment in its Digital Economy Bill to ban computer software enabling bulk ticket buying for live gigs.