“Ticketmeister – owned by the same company as Bonnaro, Austin City Limits, Electric Daisy CarnivalElectric and others – invests in technology to recognize individuals who are at risk of being unregistered, colorful, and amateur transambers with a criminal record or unfair arrest. Tom Morello is one of many musicians of various genres who have joined the Struggle for the Future coalition, which requires a ban on surveillance because “he” can choose viewers who are unfairly arrested, intimidated or convicted. Ticketmaster has invested in face recognition technology so that viewers can connect the digital input to their images to watch the show. Other campaigning artists include Anti Flag, Amanda Palmer, Atmosphere, Brian Fallon, Glitch Mob, Tivery Corporation and others. This may seem a bit useful, but a group of musicians and other stakeholders are concerned about other uses of technology. We can stop it,” says the statement on the campaign website. The technology is great, but we don’t always understand the expected applications. 2019 Loudwire is part of the Loudwire Network, Townsquare Media, Inc. For more information about this campaign, click here. Below is one of the infographics.
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