Ticketmaster will soon have another way to fight bogus ticket sales: by hopping on one of the biggest tech bandwagons of 2018. It’s acquiring Upgraded, a company that melds blockchain’s distributed trust with encrypted barcodes to minimize the fraud you sometimes see with paper-based or PDF tickets.

from https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/18/ticketmaster-buys-blockchain-ticketing-company/
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