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January 23, 2015 at 7:54 AM

Washington attorney general wants to outlaw ticket bots

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking the Legislature to outlaw ticket bots — computer software that beats humans trying to buy seats online for concerts and sporting events. Scalpers use such programs to buy up tickets that they resell at higher prices. Ferguson says Ticketmaster reports bots are often used to buy…

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