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Schumer battles toy-shopping bots (access required)

Echoing 2016 legislation that outlawed use of bots that gobble up concert and theater tickets, Sen. Charles E. Schumer this week is proposing a ban on bots that collect the hottest toys, causing both a shortage and a market for outrageously marked-up playthings. Citing research by Consumer Reports, Schumer said spikes of bot activity has ...

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