ticketmaster.com 403 Forbidden
joelja at bogus.com
Tue Feb 7 00:37:37 UTC 2017
On 2/6/17 8:49 AM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> My guess is you have or had sometime in the long distant past a scalper operating on your network, using automated ticket purchase bots.
> If you still have that scalper around, you might want to turf him. If he’s ancient history, saying so might induce them to remove the block.
Note that scalper bots benefit from pools of residential ip addresses to
work with in subverting the anti-bot countermeasures of ticket sale
platforms. so there are the legitimate possibility that subverted hosts
are being used for that sort of thing.
> On 06/02/17, 8:45 AM, "nanog-bounces at nanog.org on behalf of mike.lyon at gmail.com" <nanog-bounces at nanog.org on behalf of mike.lyon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yup, i have a /22 that has the same problem. Support is useless...
> > On Feb 6, 2017, at 08:35, Ethan E. Dee <edee at globalvision.net> wrote:
> > It gives me a Forbidden error.
> > It has for over a year.
> > There support says they are not allowed to me why by their policy.
> > it is across an entire /19.
> > I gave up after the fifth time and encourage the customers to call them individually.
> >> On 02/06/2017 11:09 AM, Niels Bakker wrote:
> >> * Charles.Manser at charter.com (Manser, Charles J) [Mon 06 Feb 2017, 16:21 CET]:
> >>> It seems that browsing to ticketmaster.com or any of the associated IP addresses results in a 403 Forbidden for our customers today. Is anyone else having this issue?
> >> http://help.ticketmaster.com/why-am-i-getting-a-blocked-forbidden-or-403-error-message/
> >> -- Niels.
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