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Taylor Swift fans sue Ticketmaster over ‘disastrous’ presale debacle – National
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Taylor Swift fans sue Ticketmaster over ‘disastrous’ presale debacle – National

There’s Bad Blood between Swifties and Ticketmaster. A group of Taylor Swift fans have taken legal action against Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation over November’s presale fiasco, which left hundreds of thousands of fans without tickets to the singer’s 2023 Eras Tour.The lawsuit takes issue with Ticketmaster’s Nov. 15 “Verified Fan” presale, a common practice by Ticketmaster that aims to limit the number of scalpers and bots buying tickets to popular shows by providing registered fans with a special ticket-buying code. Read more: Hammer falls on Kanye West after he praises Hitler, posts swastika Read More Hammer falls on Kanye West after he praises Hitler, posts swastika ...
Taylor Swift says Ticketmaster’s handling of Era tour tickets “really pisses me off”
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Taylor Swift says Ticketmaster’s handling of Era tour tickets “really pisses me off”

Taylor Swift is speaking out amid the controversy surrounding Ticketmaster's handling of her upcoming "Eras" tour. The singer commented on the issue on her Instagram story on Friday, saying that Ticketmaster had assured her team "multiple times" they "could handle this kind of demand."  Taylor Swift addressed the recent controversy surrounding Ticketmaster's handling of tickets for her upcoming Eras tour.  Instagram "It goes without saying that I'm extremely protective of my fans," she said. "... It's really difficult for me to trust an outside entity with these relationships and loyalties, and excruciating for me to just watch mistakes happen with no recourse." On Thursday...
Ticketmaster parent Live Nation under investigation by DOJ; apology issued to Swift fans
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Ticketmaster parent Live Nation under investigation by DOJ; apology issued to Swift fans

The Department of Justice is investigating Ticketmaster parent Live Nation, the company that sparked chaos and anger this week with its mishandling of ticket sales for Taylor Swift's upcoming "Eras" tour, two people familiar with the matter confirmed to CBS News. On Friday night, Ticketmaster issued an apology via Twitter to Swift's fans.   The investigation, which predates the Ticketmaster failure with Taylor Swift ticket sales, is focusing on whether Live Nation is abusing its market dominance in the ticket industry. Ticketmaster's site crashed during a pre-sale period this week, sparking anger from fans who waited hours to get tickets, only to be disappointed. The Justice Department's antitrust division has recently contacted music venues and participants in the ticket industr...
Ticketmaster nixes public sale for Taylor Swift tour
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Ticketmaster nixes public sale for Taylor Swift tour

Ticketmaster nixes public sale for Taylor Swift tour - CBS News Watch CBS News Presale tickets for Taylor Swift's concert tour sold so swiftly that sales to the general public have been canceled. Nikki Battiste has the details. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Taylor Swift fans share frustration over Ticketmaster experience
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Taylor Swift fans share frustration over Ticketmaster experience

Taylor Swift fans share frustration over Ticketmaster experience - CBS News Watch CBS News Some Taylor Swift fans took to social media to share their frustration after waiting for hours in a presale queue on Ticketmaster’s site to buy tickets for her upcoming Eras Tour. Congressman David Cicilline also pointed out the "excessive wait times and fees" and renewed his call for the Justice Department to investigate Ticketmaster's parent company, Live Nation. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now ...
Ticketmaster delays certain presale events for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour following “historically unprecedented demand”
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Ticketmaster delays certain presale events for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour following “historically unprecedented demand”

Swifties impatiently waiting to get their hands on tickets to Taylor Swift's upcoming Eras tour may have to wait a little longer. Although presale tickets to certain shows were available as planned Tuesday, Ticketmaster was forced to delay several phases of its presale rollout due to a "historically unprecedented demand" for tickets.Ticketmaster announced that the Capitol One presale is being rescheduled from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday, and ticket sales to West Coast shows, which were due to start at 10 a.m. local time, were delayed several hours as millions headed to the website to try to secure tickets, the seller said. pic.twitter.com/Oq2KJrQO1B— Ticketmaster Fan Support (@TMFanSupport) November 15, 2022 In order to access the presale tickets, people had to regist...