Daniel Ek, the 29 year-old founder of Spotify, wasn't inspired by
Pandora or Facebook when it came to building his popular streaming and
very-social music service. No, it was piracy that Ek wanted to beat.
was born in Sweden, and in Sweden we are known for the piracy
services," Ek told ABC News' John Muller in an ABC News / Yahoo! News
Newsmakers interview. "I decided I wanted to create a product that was
better than piracy."
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