Spotify and other services aren't happy with being at the mercy of internet giants like Apple and Google. If those behemoths want to stifle competition, they only have to impose strict app rules or promote their own products over others. Well, the smaller outfits may get some government help with loosening that grip. In the wake of a complaint letter from companies like Spotify and Deezer, the European Commission has announced that it's readying "legislative instruments" to tackle the possibility of unfair contracts and trade practices. Just what those entail isn't certain, but the Commission has already offered some clues through the initial results of an investigation.