Sometimes code hurts…

I got my start as a sys admin at a company that was in heavy competition with Ticketmaster (as in, the Justice Department asked us for data when they were investigating the possibility of Ticketmaster being a monopoly[1].)  All of my early programming and admin mentors likewise worked at companies that were competing with Ticketmaster.    So, I have to say, I felt a pang when writing this code fragment yesterday:

'cleared_for_ticketmaster' => 'true'

[1] The investigation was suspended in the early stages.  I suspect this was because they were also in the beginning stages of the Microsoft investigation and thought it might look like harassment if they investigated 2 companies where Paul Allen was / had been a principal.

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