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Live Nation Sidesteps A Ticket Thicket As The DoJ Backs Off...

Forbes reports: "Live Nation has at least temporarily avoided a legal tangle with the U.S. Department of Justice by agreeing to a five-year extension...

Google Hit With $167M Fine in France in Search Ad Case

Hollywood Reporter reports: "France’s competition authority on Friday said it has fined Alphabet ’s Google €150 million ($167 million) for suspending advertisers that placed...

China Targets Tencent, Other Tech Giants in App Privacy Crackdown

Billboard reports: "Chinese tech companies including social media giant Tencent were ordered by regulators on Thursday to clean up how their apps handle user...

Vox Media Ends Work With California Freelance Writers Ahead of Gig...

Billboard reports: "Vox Media will be ending contracts with California freelance writers ahead of the state's implementation of a bill intended to protect workers...

Why the DOJ Is Investigating Live Nation

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The U.S. Department of Justice is examining whether concert promoter Live Nation — owner of Ticketmaster — should be allowed to...

Report: Amazon’s Twitch Could Face $2.8 Billion Suit From Russian Media...

Forbes reports: "Rambler, a Russian media company, is planning to sue Amazon’s Twitch for allegedly and illegally broadcasting 36,000 Premier League soccer games⁠—and has...

Regulator weighs action against Facebook over plans to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram,...

VentureBeat reports: "The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering asking a court to stop Facebook from moving ahead with plans to integrate its WhatsApp,...

Epic Games files preemptive lawsuit against Dancing Pumpkin Man

gamesindustry.biz reports: "The Fortnite dance emote controversy has reared its head once again, after Epic Games filed preemptive lawsuit against a dancer." Read more

Fourteen attorneys general will challenge T-Mobile and Sprint merger in court...

TechCrunch reports: "After months of statements, the biggest challenge yet to T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger kicks off today in a Manhattan court. The...

Justice Department Backs Price-Fixing Claim Against Nation’s Radio Stations

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The DOJ sticks up for Irving Azoff's Global Music Rights, which licenses works to songs performed by The Eagles, Jay-Z, Taylor...