Ticketmaster Stole Trade Secrets Via Hacking, Songkick Says

Law360, Los Angeles (February 15, 2017, 11:14 PM EST) -- Songkick, a concert ticketing startup, tacked on new claims Wednesday in its ongoing antitrust suit against Live Nation and Ticketmaster over their alleged monopoly of ticket sales by claiming that one of its former executives who landed at Ticketmaster unlawfully accessed its computer systems to steal trade secrets.

The assertion — laid out in detail in an amended complaint in California federal court — draws from recent information gleaned in discovery, Songkick alleges. The startup claims that Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Ticketmaster LLC, which merged in...
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