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Amazon's US ticket sales talks stall over customer data

From Engadget - August 10, 2017

Are you hoping that Amazon will sell event tickets in the US and put an end to the dominance of giants who charge endless hidden fees?You might not want to hold your breath.Reuters sources back previous claims that Amazon is in talks with American venues to sell their tickets, but add that negotiations are stalled over access to customer data.Venue owners reportedly want the info to help target their artist bookings and social networking campaigns, but Amazon has "yet to budge."Amazon has even talked to Ticketmaster as a possible partner, but that too has run aground over control of customer info.

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