In Germany, Spotify is paying Drosselkom to have their traffic excluded from throttling that is applied to their competitors:
"Making matters even worse, Telekom also openly announced, that internet companies can pay them to be excluded from those customer limits. This is already being done with the music streaming service Spotify: their traffic will not be counted for the customer limit – and Spotify will remain available at full speed even when its competitors are slowed down. The market leader is trying to kill the principle of net neutrality – that all bits are created equal."
Here's an idea: instead of paying out Drosselkom, Spotify should use the money to campaign for net neutrality in Germany.
Your idea has been submitted a while ago but unfortunately hasn't gathered enough kudos (25 per year). In order to keep an overview of the active ideas in this forum, we will close this idea for now. However this does not mean that your idea has been declined by Spotify.
If you still feel strongly about your request, we encourage you to post your idea in a little different form again! Maybe now is the right time to receive the support of our community for your suggestion! 😉
Do you have any further questions on how the idea exchange is managed? Just click here!