DOJ: Illegal monopoly by Ticketmaster, Live Nation drives up prices for fans 

Updated at 12:25 p.m.

Taylor Swift performs at the Paris Le Defense Arena as a part of her Eras Tour concert in Paris. The U.S. Justice Department was filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and its parent company, Live Nation Entertainment on Thursday. The ticket seller sparked outrage in November 2022 when its site crashed during a presale event for a Taylor Swift stadium tour. / ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO/LEWIS JOLY

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment on Thursday, accusing them of running an illegal monopoly over live events in America – squelching competition and driving up prices for fans.  The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Manhattan, was being brought with 30

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