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Congress Moves to Curb Ticket Scalping, Banning Bots ­sed Online

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Hamilton at Richard Rodgers Theatre

Lining up for a lottery to buy discounted tickets to the popular Broadway show Hamilton.

Credit: Michael Nagle for The New York Times

With public attention focused on the scourge of online ticket scalping, Congress has passed a bill outlawing bots, or computer programs that let users scoop up the best tickets and resell them at inflated prices.

From The New York Times
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