Springsteen dynamic ticket pricing causes controversy

One local lawmaker is calling foul over ticket prices to see Bruce Springsteen at Albany’s MVP Arena.

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Frank Mauriello, leader of the Albany County Legislature’s Republican and Conservative Conference, called on Ticketmaster Monday to end their dynamic pricing algorithm. That algorithm raises prices according to demand.

Ticketmaster has responded to similar claims, saying only about 11% of Springsteen tickets sold fall in that category. It claims the rest are sold at fixed prices before service fees.