At the end of July Spotify announced on its blog that it had submitted an iPhone edition of its popular music-streaming app over to “the nice people at Apple” for approval.
That all sounds very simple doesn’t it? Well, think again.
As a number of commentators have pointed out, an iPhone version of Spotify could be a rather compelling competitor to Apple’s iTunes music store. iTunes gets you to reach into your pocket to pay for music to download to your computer or iPhone, Spotify offers you free – and yet completely legal – access to streaming music.
So, it could be argued that it might be in Apple’s best business interests to ban the Spotify app from their App Store. But, such an action is likely to…
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