OTIFY & GO
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Spotify is a commercial music streaming service providing digital rights
management restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner
Music Group and Universal.
The system is available for :o
Microsoft Windows desktop
Samsung Smart TV
Music can be browsed by :o Artist
o Playlist, or record label
o Direct searches
·Spotify also includes a Radio feature available to Spotify Free, Unlimited and
Premium accounts, which creates a random playlist of songs chosen based on specific
genres and decades.
o An Artist Radio feature creates a random playlist of songs by artists
related to (and including) the selected artist.
· Spotify allows registered users to integrate their account with
existing Facebook and Twitter accounts.
o Once a user integrates their Spotify account with other
social media profiles, they are able to access their friends'
favorite music and playlists.
· Spotify software is proprietary and uses digital rights
management (DRM) to prevent unauthorized use.
· Spotify offers music downloads in the UK at £0.99 per track.
· The website stated that Spotify paid its artists a per-stream
figure of between US$0.006 and $0.0084 (an average of £0.004).