It was announced earlier this year, but has just actually introduced its new €3-a-month charge for its radio service in all countries bar the US, UK and Germany. For now, people have to pay via credit card or PayPal, with the option to buy subscriptions for friends if they don’t have either. Other features on remain free, including scrobbling, recommendations, charts, biographies and videos.Co-founder Richard Jones has reiterated that the reason the US, UK and Germany have escaped the new charge is because “it’s feasible to run an ad-supported radio service” there. Judging by the comments on his blog post, many users are steaming mad.

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