Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, writing on the company weblog:
Luckily, Spotify has learned the error of their ways and will be making the necessary changes:
For Spotify’s sake, I hope this hasn’t hurt their reputation too much. And although Apple Music will likely have the bulk share of this market within a year or two, I’d prefer there to be as much competition as possible — which is always better for consumers. I hope this is simply an extremely uncommon oversight that Spotify will be more cognizant of preventing in the future.