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London 2012 Olympics ticketing system has citizens in uproar

Remember all those empty seats at the Beijing Olympics in 2008? How about massive financial losses at the 2004 games that may have directly contributed to Greece going bankrupt? Organizers for the 2012 London Olympics are determined to avoid similar pitfalls, which should not be an issue with extremely high demand for tickets on the British Isles. But so far, as the Post’s Eliza Mackintosh reports, obtaining tickets has proven to be a fruitless endeavor for an alarmingly large percentage of ticket applicants.
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