Ticketmaster Being Investigated by Justice Department Following Taylor Swift Ticket Fiasco


The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into Live Nation Entertainment following a fiasco earlier this week concerning its subsidiary Ticketmaster.

The New York Times reports that the Justice Department is investigating the company to determine whether or not Live Nation Entertainment abused its market power in the live events business. Earlier this week, pre-sale tickets for Taylor Swift’s upcoming “Eras” tour when up, and the website crashed due to overwhelming demand….

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