Taylor Swift joins chorus of critics against Ticketmaster
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Taylor Swift has no intention of “make excuses to anyone”. The mega American pop star wanted to let her tens of millions of fans know on Friday that she was as scandalized as they were by the failures of the Ticketmaster site on the day tickets for her next “Eras” tour went on sale. , reports The Verge.

It was on her Instagram account that Swift commented on the pitiful experience of her “Swfities”, facing hours of waiting, multiple and varied bugs, or changing prices that could reach astronomical sums, due to the unpreparedness of Ticketmaster, which is in a quasi-monopoly position on the ticket sales market.

“It’s really difficult for me to have to rely on an outside entity”she explained – the sale of tickets for her concerts being one of the rare aspects of her career that she does not directly control. “And it’s excruciating for me to see mistakes happen without being able to do anything about it”she added.

“It’s really great that 2.4 million people were able to get tickets, but it pisses me off that many of them feel like they’ve had a nightmare to get them”she continued.

According The New York Timeswhich cites sources familiar with the matter, the Ministry of Justice has finally listened to the voices that have been rising for years to denounce the stranglehold of Live Nation Entertainment, born of the merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation in 2010, on the sector. tours and live performances.

Two sources say an antitrust investigation was launched – several weeks before the Taylor Swift box office crash – trying to establish whether or not “Live Nation Entertainment abused its power in the music industry”.

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