Ticketmaster says cyberattack disrupted Taylor Swift ticket sales

Josh Sisco and Maggie Miller report:

Ticketmaster was hit by a cyberattack in November that led to the problems with ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming U.S. tour, the president of its parent company plans to tell a congressional committee Tuesday.

A massive influx of traffic on the Ticketmaster website caused the slowdown in ticket sales, and part of that was due to a cyberattack, Joe Berchtold, president of Ticketmaster parent company Live Nation, will tell the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to prepared remarks.

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