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Apple has presented its side of the dispute with Spotify, claiming it is treating the latter the same as other apps, and it is reasonable to charge 30% of premium payment to apps.


  • There is as much left unsaid as said in Apple's statement. For example, the tech giant failed to address Spotify's concern that Apple is both operating a platform and distributing its own competing products, in this case Apple Music.

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  • Details Apple's response to Spotify's claim of unfair competition
  • Explains what Apple has refuted and what it has not.

Key questions answered

  • Why has Spotify accused Apple of unfair competition?
  • What has Apple said in it its defense?

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  • Summary
  • Apple answers Spotify claims of unfair competition
  • Refutes some claims but ignores others


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