The men, dubbed the “Wiseguys” because they ran Wiseguy Tickets Inc., claim U.S. prosecutors misapplied the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and wire fraud statute to charge them with illegaly getting ahead of the public to buy premium seats through Ticketmaster, Live Nation Entertainment Inc., Telecharge and other vendors...A friend-of-the-court brief in support of the defendants also was filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non- profit digital civil liberties organization.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Bloomberg Businessweek