SB0154 (CH0042)

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Commercial Law - Interference With Internet Ticket Sales - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from intentionally selling or using specified software to circumvent a security measure, an access control system, or any other control or measure on a specified Web site that is used to ensure an equitable ticket buying process; and providing that a violation of the Act is an unfair or deceptive trade practice under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and is subject to specified enforcement and penalty provisions.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman, Astle, Brinkley, Glassman, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Pugh, and Ramirez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0098
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Finance   View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Art, Music and Cultural Affairs -see also- Musms; Theat; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Motion Pictures
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Sports and Recreation
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Unfair Trade Practices

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October 2, 2015 9:05 A.M.