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today we're announcing , apple music mobile music has a target on his back the ten dollar a month streaming music service was only announced monday and it is already facing scrutiny from prosecutors , competitors are ready to take it on i'm sort of reporter coming it was at the new york city offices of the state attorney general , the state's highest legal official ordering a probe into whether apple somehow colluded with the record label or force the record labels to sign with them apple music the state attorney general a connecticut doing the same , apple has been a , used of using unsavory tactic , before last year settled a lawsuit , and it worked with book publishers to illegally boost ebook prices , and there's fear apple may be trying to do that again this time in the rapidly growing streaming music service , another challenge the business model apple deciding not to offer a free ad supported alternative to subscription service like industry leader spotify raising more than a few eyebrows says the overwhelming majority of streaming users like to get their music , free , still spotify preparing for a fight raising one hundred fifteen million dollars from a swedish telecom firm on wednesday in a total round of fund raising valuing the company at well over eight billion dollars in a wednesday blog post spot up i said it signed up another ten million paying subscribers over the past year way faster than the five and a half years it took to sign up its first ten million , bringing total active users to seventy five million apple the late to the game and possibly facing legal challenges has one major advantage over spotify pandora jay's east title and any other player in the game it has nearly two hundred billion dollars in cash to throw around apple music goes live june thirtieth