Don’t blame me: The Tipline for 25 January 2023

Unlike Taylor Swift, the president of Live Nation cannot claim love made him crazy in a bid to explain away Ticketmaster’s blunders. Despite his attempts at pushing the blame onto bot attacks and scalpers, senators in the Judiciary Committee think Live Nation has gone too far this time with its fees and contracts with stadiums. Also in Tipline, a golf league alleges a former US Secretary of State tried to thwart a Department of Justice investigation into the PGA Tour and the Antitrust Division seeks to prevent healthcare agency owners from arguing that an alleged no-poach agreement was procompetitive.

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