"While Apple was preparing a splashy introduction for a new service that would stream music over the Internet for a fee, the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut were quietly investigating the Silicon Valley giant’s negotiations with music companies in search of potential antitrust violations.Apple Music and Labels Investigated in 2 States - NYTimes.com
The attorneys general wanted to know whether Apple pressured the music labels — or whether the labels conspired with Apple and one another — to withdraw support for popular “freemium” services offered by companies like Spotify in favor of Apple’s paid music subscriptions."
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Apple Music and Labels Investigated in 2 States - NYTimes.com
tbd what percentage of Spotify's latest round will be allocated to legal fees