Goddam bots. Those software programs that push aside us poor meatbags when it comes to buying tickets continue to screw with the marketplace,
“Bots are leveraged by brokers, scalpers, hospitality agencies, and other criminals to execute a number of attacks, including denial of inventory, spinning
Here are a couple of additional notes. Again, I quote:
- 78 percent of bots on ticketing websites are classified as sophisticated or moderately sophisticated, with more human-like characteristics that often evade detecition
- 85 percent of the bad bots launched against ticketing companies originated in North America
- 42.4 percent of bad bots report Chrome as their user agent
Goddam bots. Am I right?