Scalpers

08.15.16
'Hamilton' creator Miranda joins the fight against ticket bots
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'Hamilton' creator Miranda joins the fight against ticket bots

He's promoting a Senate bill that would clamp down on automated ticket scalping.

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06.20.16
New York criminalizes the use of ticket-buying bots
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New York criminalizes the use of ticket-buying bots

The law's aim is to end the "frustrating" buying experience for New Yorkers.

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01.28.16
NY Attorney General takes aim at high-tech ticket scalpers
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NY Attorney General takes aim at high-tech ticket scalpers

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said ticketing in New York is a 'fixed game.'

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07.05.14
Oculus VR suspends Rift sales in China due to scalpers
07.05.14

Oculus VR suspends Rift sales in China due to scalpers

Despite hardware refinements and positive impressions, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is n...

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12.07.12
Scalpers greet iPad mini launch in Beijing
12.07.12

Scalpers greet iPad mini launch in Beijing

In the past when new Apple products have been released in mainland China, near-riots have taken...

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11.09.12
TechCrunch looks at Apple's fight against the grey market in China
11.09.12

TechCrunch looks at Apple's fight against the grey market in China

M.I.C. Gadget has an interesting post on Apple's efforts to reduce the influx of iPhones into t...

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03.15.12
Apple to would-be iPad scalpers: don't queue up outside
03.15.12

Apple to would-be iPad scalpers: don't queue up outside

To avoid the near riot that rocked the iPhone 4S launch in China, Apple is telling Hong Kong iP...

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01.30.12
Apple Hong Kong combats scalpers with iPhone lottery
01.30.12

Apple Hong Kong combats scalpers with iPhone lottery

Scalping of iPhones is a huge problem in both mainland China and Hong Kong. Scalpers, who will buy...

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