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Epic is closing the net around Google’s argument that Play is more than payments.

We are looking at a line in the actual agreement between Google and Spotify where Spotify made out like a bandit compared to other Android developers. It reads:

The program fees are payable on account of Google Play’s billing system services.

Epic’s lawyer asks: what about distribution? (Google has argued that Play provides massive scale distribution, security, and many other features in exchange for the fee.)

Spotify’s Alzetta says no — Spotify is only paying Google for payment processing. There were also “some commitments with regard to product” and a “marketing success fund” as part of the deal, but that’s it.