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Swift justice: What’s behind Taylor Swift fans’ lawsuit against Ticketmaster?

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WGBH, December 2022

When Taylor Swift announced she was going on tour in 2023, the first time in nearly five years, fans got angry when Ticketmaster, the giant online ticket seller, botched the ticket sale rollout. That anger grew as a love story turned into a legal story and produced calls for an antitrust investigation, and a class action lawsuit was filed. GBH News legal analyst and Northeastern University law professor Daniel Medwed joined GBH’s Morning Edition co-hosts Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel to talk about whether the recent legal challenge to the ticket fiasco will result in swift justice. This transcript has been lightly edited.

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