I joined a cross-party campaign event on fixing the UK’s broken secondary ticketing market.
On Monday 28th November the Digital Economy Bill was read at Report Stage giving Labour another chance to modify the Bill in favour of the consumer. The Digital Economy Bill was debated in the House of Commons with a cross-party amendment put down to ban ‘bots’ in secondary ticketing.
Botnets or ‘Bots’ are software that buys up thousands of tickets in one go quicker than a single real fan could purchase one, that are then put on sale on secondary ticketing sites at hugely inflated costs. Read more “Supporting the ‘Ban the Bots’ amendment”