Ireland Legislation To Ban Bots, Enforce Resale Ticketing Cap
The Ireland Cabinet has agreed to ban the resale of tickets for large concerts and sporting events for more than face value, as well as ticketing bots. Back in 2017, the Prohibition of Above-Cost Ticket Touting Bill was introduced, and last month, after debating, it did not seem like the Ireland... Read more
Former StubHub, Ticketbis Employees Launch “Tracer” Blockchain System
A group of former Stubhub and Ticketbis employees have teamed up to form Tracer, a new high-tech solution they say will beat ticket scalpers/touts, in hopes to shake up the ticketing industry. Carmen Navarro, Tracer head of business development, explained that the company wanted to make ticketing “fairer and... Read more
Ticket Touts To Face Unlimited Fines For Using Bots
Secondary ticketing sites will now face ‘unlimited fines’ in the UK by British courts if they’re caught using bots, according to the change in law yesterday. According to Metro UK, a law was changed yesterday that stops touts from using bots, or automated software, to purchase numerous tickets at... Read more