According to Spotify leverages Apple a monopollik position via its mjukvaruhandelsplats the App Store, where apps can be downloaded and from which software providers receives payment for the services delivered.
Spotify's complaints center on a fee of 30% on subscriptions inside the apps, which makes Apple's competitors can't possibly compete on price terms with Apple's own strömningstjänst Apple Music.
to the counter-offensive against Spotify alleging that the Swedish streamingbolaget was clearly reluctant to do their bit for the marketplace App Store, and accused Spotify to underpay artists.
”After having used the App Store to build up its business with a significant turnover from the App Store-customers want to Spotify now maintain all of their benefits without paying for themselves,” wrote Apple.
the music we all love, they give everything off back to the artists, musicians, and songwriters that create it - sometimes it takes the creators to the right,” wrote the technology and software company.