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solution is a joke though. It sill means the fans are getting ripped off, in this case by ticket agencies rather than touts.
is to sell some tickets every week up to the gig for very popular events. That way everyone has multiple chances to get them. I think that would work. Most venues (to my surprise) keep some tickets on the door nowadays anyway to combat touts.
to make touting illegal.
as I don't think laws for fixed prices (if there are any) apply for auctions.
state that they are non-transferable. So in theory, if you buy a ticket from a tout, you can have entry refused.
Not that the tout really gives a shit.
The only way to really ensure that the touts are beaten is to have some form of ID system, such as for Glastonbury (last year there were no tickets on Ebay, which isn't bad out of 120,000 or so).
For Â£5 say (which I would guess was the same as the booking fee for Radiohead tickets), you could buy a "gig ID card", issued either against a passport at an agency outlet or verified by a police officer etc. You could use it for every gig in the future, and to be honest for gigs like Radiohead the vast majority of the tickets will all be sold by only 2 agencies anyway.
It might hold people up a little but most people are searched or have their bags checked anyway.
The only problem was the the first Glastonbury when they tried ID's, touts were just selling the tickets with gas bills etc to use as ID. So there would have to be some form of verification. Last year it was cards you had to apply for or passports - taking your passport to a festival probably isn't completely sensible though.
If you can't go, you just apply for a full refund and therefore tickets are non-transferable just like they are all supposed to be.