EC concerned £300m deal with music-recognition app could give Apple data on users and rival streaming services to aid poaching

The EU has launched a formal investigation into Apple’s proposed acquisition of UK music-recognition app Shazam.

The European commission announced its in-depth investigation into the deal over concerns that it would harm consumer choice and give Apple an unfair advantage through access to user data, which could aid in poaching customers from rivals.

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