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Songkick suffers a setback in its legal battle with Ticketmaster

Songkick suffers a setback in its legal battle with Ticketmaster

Online concert ticket seller Songkick has suffered a significant setback in its legal battle with rival ticketing giant Ticketmaster over presales to artist fan clubs. 

Songkick in December accused Ticketmaster and its parent company, Live Nation, of engaging in anti-competitive behavior by pressuring touring artists and concert venues to not work with Songkick's service.

But a judge Wednesday denied a temporary injunction requested by Songkick, handing a victory to Ticketmaster and Live Nation, the largest concert promoter.  

Artists use Songkick to offer tickets to fan-club members before they go on...

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