Daily Crunch: EU to investigate Spotify’s Apple complaintsMay 6, 2019
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Specifically, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek raised concerns about Apple’s 30% cut of in-app spending, as well as its restrictions on communication between app publishers and users, “placing unfair restrictions on marketing and promotions that benefit consumers.”
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