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Popular music streaming service Spotify launched in Switzerland on Wednesday, offering users access to a catalogue of some 15 million songs.

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really?

http://www.spotify.com/int/why-not-available/
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Re: Music service Spotify launches in Switzerland

http://www.spotify.com/ch-de/

I guess only in German, for now.
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Re: Music service Spotify launches in Switzerland

correction in CH as well... there website is not updated properly but if you type spotify.ch it works

http://www.spotify.com/int/
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http://www.spotify.com/ch-de/blog/ar...d-switzerland/

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yeah, finally!
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Re: Music service Spotify launches in Switzerland

I tried to sign up, but you are forced to have a Facebook account to do so. That is ridiculous and I'll avoid Spotify until they change this policy - or maybe forever, because it's just so annoying.

It's sad that Facebook and its willing minions try to funnel all of our interactions on the web through Facebook.
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So because the local owns the website that makes it okay for them to spam us with reposts? If it was anyone else this thread would be merged.

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I tried to sign up, but you are forced to have a Facebook account to do so. That is ridiculous and I'll avoid Spotify until they change this policy - or maybe forever, because it's just so annoying.

It's sad that Facebook and its willing minions try to funnel all of our interactions on the web through Facebook.
They just recently introduced that policy (when they launched in the US, I think), so it's very hard to believe that they'll get rid of it again anytime soon. Considering that around 30% of the Swiss population are on Facebook, that actually makes sense.
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http://www.spotify.com/ch-de/

I guess only in German, for now.
Once it is downloaded you can change the software to English in preferences.
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They just recently introduced that policy (when they launched in the US, I think), so it's very hard to believe that they'll get rid of it again anytime soon. Considering that around 30% of the Swiss population are on Facebook, that actually makes sense.
30% of Swiss population on Facebook, but why exclude the rest? You cannot even have a Spotify login - it must be a Facebook one!

I'm sure they legally cannot change this policy, due to some agreement with Facebook, but I hope the whole thing fails. Facebook is a danger to the underpinnings of what makes (made?) the web great.
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Re: Music service Spotify launches in Switzerland

Facebook as fast becoming a de facto ID on the Web. Look what happened to Salman Rushdie, whose account was suspended as he didn't register as his Passport name Ahmed Rushdie. I guess I'm in trouble too as I use a nom de plume/pseudonym.....
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So because the local owns the website that makes it okay for them to spam us with reposts?
duh... yes.

I'm sure you'd like to make the rules on the web site that you set up.
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I tried to sign up, but you are forced to have a Facebook account to do so. That is ridiculous and I'll avoid Spotify until they change this policy - or maybe forever, because it's just so annoying.

It's sad that Facebook and its willing minions try to funnel all of our interactions on the web through Facebook.
yes, but really .... how is that a burden?
sign up for a FB account in 30 sec using a spam email add (you do have one of those, don't you?), and dont post absolutely any information in it.
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duh... yes.

I'm sure you'd like to make the rules on the web site that you set up.
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Yeh, I would make the rules...and then not break them.
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I tried to sign up, but you are forced to have a Facebook account to do so. That is ridiculous and I'll avoid Spotify until they change this policy - or maybe forever, because it's just so annoying.

It's sad that Facebook and its willing minions try to funnel all of our interactions on the web through Facebook.
I think a Facebook account requirement for a paid service is something I would not go with. The logical reason might be that Facebook pays Spotify for every new user forced to sign up with them.
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I think a Facebook account requirement for a paid service is something I would not go with. The logical reason might be that Facebook pays Spotify for every new user forced to sign up with them.
Spotify is free
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Spotify is free
Not the one I am using. It costs me 10e per month, paid to Spotify for a service with no ads, multiple devices, playlists and offline music. Pretty much perfect service for the money since I really don't want to own the music or the discs it's stored to. I'd rather have all the music I like, available with same playlist in sync, on all devices (PC, Mac, Android, Nokia, iPhone, Ipad) I happen to use.
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Not the one I am using. It costs me 10e per month, paid to Spotify for a service with no ads, multiple devices, playlists and offline music. Pretty much perfect service for the money since I really don't want to own the music or the discs it's stored to. I'd rather have all the music I like, available with same playlist in sync, on all devices (PC, Mac, Android, Nokia, iPhone, Ipad) I happen to use.
Like I said. Spotify is free.

Spotify premium and unlimited cost.

Didn't you just say you wouldn't get spotify because it's linked to facebook? Or have you got an old account from before the integration.
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