This week, the Justice Department and 30 other prosecutors filed an antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation, Ticketmaster’s parent company. If you don’t know, Ticketmaster controls 70% of the concert tickets in the US. The suit is accusing the company of creating a monopoly in the live entertainment industry, which they say is bad news for fans, artists, and smaller event promoters. The lawsuit claims that Live Nation uses its power to force venues and artists to use its services, pushing ticket prices up and stifling competition and innovation in the process. The goal of the lawsuit? To dismantle the giant and foster a more competitive market.

The Justice Department and 30 state and district attorneys general are trying to break up Ticketmaster parent Live Nation. The say the company has harmed fans, promoters and artists through higher ticket prices and stifling innovation and competition.