Internet sales prompt move to ease scalping restrictions

Updated: May 31, 2007, 9:21 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The days of seeking out ticket-scalpers in the shadows, ducking into alleys and dodging police for that elusive Yankees-Red Sox seat are fading fast.

New York is poised this week to become the latest state to ease or eliminate decades-old restrictions on scalping.

For the first time, it would become entirely legal in the state for average fans to scalp their seats on the Internet. And, for better or worse, they could sell those tickets at what ever ...

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