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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Live Nation Over Ticket Fees

A class action suit has been filed accusing Live Nation of falsely advertising concert ticket prices. When Michael Rapino was named CEO of Live Nation Entertainment in 2010, he promised to put an end to confusing and onerous ticket charges. 6 years later, and despite his control of the world's...
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