Ticket Scalping is Bigger Than Ever

LOS ANGELES—In one of his final presidential acts, noted music fan Barack Obama made a much-needed crackdown on ticket bots. Last December following anti-scalping efforts by Adele, Chance the Rapper PJ Harvey and many more musicians Obama signed a federal ban on the use of software that lets resellers snatch up huge blocks buildsense.com of event tickets before the rest of us have a chance. Senator Chuck Schumer a sponsor of the law said it ensured showgoers wouldnt face outrageous unfair prices…