CompareComparing...

China to Target Online Music Platforms in 2016, Apple Music Likely to Suffer

Now Reading
China to Target Online Music Platforms in 2016, Apple Music Likely to Suffer

Browse This Page

Aren’t we all aware of China’s internet policing? So, nothing it does can further surprise us. Now they are going to tighten their policing on online music services including Apple, in order to filter out “harmful” content before streaming.

apple music china

The self-censorship program states that companies offering streaming services will need to start filtering out content from the 1st of January 2016. As of now, Chinese customers rely on local firms such as Ali Baba, Baidu etc for streaming music.

However, Apple had just launched a special Chinese version of Apple Music alongside an access to iTunes Movies and iBooks. So, customers who signed up then, are halfway through their three-month free trial period, soon after which China will enact the above mentioned regulations.

apple music china

As of now, nobody knows how much these regulations will affect Apple Music. Although if Apple Music chooses to give China a miss, which is most likely what will happen because Apple has usually always been against censorship, then it might mean a whole lot of profit for other music platforms such as Spotify and Pandora. But what good is a platform without the global musicians, who might also back out with all the censorship issues? Let us know what you think about this.

What's your reaction?
Awesome
0%
Epic
0%
Like
I Want This
0%
Meh
0%
About The Author
Rachel Issac
Rachel Issac
Rachel Issac, very much like Jon Snow, knows nothing. She likes to sleep, read, write and watch TV. Asymmetrical things bother her and she currently uses her spare time to write for iGyaan.in.
3 comments
Rajib Sen
Rajib Sen

Hello #iGyaan_admin & dear frnds.. I m motobx style user bt I m facing prob in charging.. I m using from 27 oct.. first 4-5 days turbo charger was doing its job perfctly.. within 1.30 hrs it fully charged.. then suddenly one day I faced a prob.. It took 2.30 hours to chrg full..then i put it in chrg in safe mode,bt the result was same.. then I put it in switch off conditn.. then its becm perfct again..in swith off conditn my style took chrg in 1.30 hrs again.. thn I did factory reset.. after that charging becm perfect..aftr that master reset,whethr the ph on or off,it took chrg in 1.30 hrs.. but today again same hppn.. again turbo charger faild.. in 15 min its becm jst 15% chrg.. again I put it in switch off conditn..thn again no problem.. so wht is happning with its charging? I cant understand.. nd its impssibl to factory reset in every 5-6 days.. in switch off conditn it fully chargd in 1.30 hrs today..bt in on or safe mode,it takes 2.30 hrs to full..so hlp me pls..