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EC finds no collusion between Apple, music labels - report

Monday 10 August 2015 | 09:23 CET | News
The European Commission failed to find evidence of collusion among the major music labels and Apple to push free music streaming services like Spotify out of the market, Recode reported, citing four sources with knowledge of the matter. The investigation looked at whether the labels conspired with one another or with Apple on Apple's new streaming music service in a way that would hurt rivals. The probe failed to turn up any illegal activity, though the EU will continue to monitor the market, the report said. Separately, the European Commission has asked Spotify and other music streaming

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