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Government’s targeted ban on ticket bot software programs comes into force

Ticket touts are now banned from using automated software to buy more tickets for events than they are allowed, only to then sell them on at inflated prices. New legislation enforced by the Government means that anyone caught breaking the law will face an unlimited fine. Bots...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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Government moves to outlaw ticket tout “bots” with provision in Digital Economy Act

New legislation will ban ticket touts from using automated software such that they can evade security measures and snap up more tickets than allowed by event organisers only to sell them on at hugely inflated prices. A new criminal offence – to be brought forward thanks to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018