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The dominant EU music streamer by far is still complaining Apple has too much power

Spotify by far has the largest music streaming share in the EU and has now enlisted smaller services to go in with it on a complaint saying that Apple is defying the Digital Markets Act.

Spotify's app in the EU
Spotify’s app in the EU

Digital Music Europe is a trade group that contains the EU’s streaming powerhouse Spotify, alongside smaller services Deezer, Qobuz, Soundcloud, Soundcharts, and Hamendo. According to its own mandate it aims to “support policies that promote fair competition and innovation for digital music services.”

Another goal it claims to have is to “encourage a ‘light touch’ approach to regulation that reflects the complexity of the music industry and the challenges faced by innovators.”

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