The Canadian Press

2016-09-29 | Ticket Scalper Bots

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Liberal Sophie Kiwala has introduced a bill in the Ontario legislature that would outlaw "scalper bots," computer software that scoops up blocks of tickets to concerts and forces customers to the expensive resale market. Kiwala, who represents Kingston and the Islands, says the software gives scalpers a huge, unfair advantage. (Kiwala says many fans hoping to attend the final concert by the Tragically Hip in their hometown of Kingston this month were shut out, a situation she says that repeats itself at most major events.)

Date: 2016-09-29
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << like most technology scalper Bots become smarter and smarter every day we should not however let this hamper our attempts to ensure that anyone in Ontario who wants to purchase a ticket to an event can do so in a Marketplace that is fair transparent and accessible >>