Every grocery store takes a cut of every item sold on the store. The store owner determines the percentage. Just like Apple. Grocery stores make similar/nearly identical products to the third-party merchandise they sell. Just like Apple. Grocery stores can routinely undercut the pricing of third-parties due to not needing to "pay themselves". Just like Apple.
Damn. I really wanted to hate EvilBigTech for this.
The rest of Spotify's points I have no issue, but this one doesn't hold as much water for me anymore.