EU Probes Apple’s Planned Acquisition of Shazam

The European Commission, the bloc’s antitrust authority, said it was concerned Apple would gain access to data that would allow the iPhone maker to directly target its rivals’ customers and encourage them to switch to its music-subscription service, Apple Music. EU investigators said they would also probe whether competitors could be harmed if Apple were to discontinue referrals to their services from the Shazam app.

Source: EU Probes Apple’s Planned Acquisition of Shazam

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