Unlimited fines for bulk buying ticket touts

Online touts who bulk buy tickets and sell them for inflated prices will face unlimited fines under government plans.

An amendment to the Digital Economy Bill means it will be illegal to use “bots” to bypass limits on the maximum number of tickets that can be bought.

Tickets purchased by bots can appear on secondary websites at prices many times greater than their face value.

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