Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Fight Against Scalper Bots

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( Lin-Manuel Miranda is dedicated to ensuring everyone has equal access to art. That includes supporting legislation that would make it far more difficult for scalpers to use bot programs to buy and resell hundreds of tickets at a time.

The playwright and actor teamed up with a senator to encourage Congress to pass a new bill called the Better On-line Ticket Sales (BOTS) Act of 2016. If passed, it would mean scalpers caught using bot programming would face hefty fines (via Rolling Stone).

"The bot software that's used right now basically makes the price range--even a special event price range--out of the range for most Americans," Miranda said about his involvement with the bill during a press conference on Sunday. Read more here. is an official news provider for
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