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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Anti-Defamation League’s “Never is actually today” summit in fresh York City, December 3, 2018
Apple refuted Spotify’s complaints which its App Store creates unfair competition, saying the music streaming company’s goal is actually to “make more money off others’ work.”
Spotify filed a complaint with the European Commission earlier This particular week, claiming the App Store deprives consumers of choice as well as imposes unfair fees on competitors, giving its Apple Music service an advantage over rivals.
In statement published Thursday, Apple said Spotify is actually seeking all the benefits of a free app, without being free.
“Spotify wouldn’t be the business they are today without the App Store ecosystem, however today they’re leveraging their scale to avoid contributing to maintaining which ecosystem for the next generation of app entrepreneurs. We think which’s wrong,” Apple said from the statement.
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