The company appears to be backtracking and insisting this can only happen if the user gives express permission. The question to ask is why would a company even want to use contact information in the first place?
The company is trying to determine what music you like and wants to also contact your friends. No problem?
Mr Ek apologised in a blogpost for the “confusion” the changes had created.He promised an “update” to the new policy in order to clarify it but did not suggest that the terms themselves would be changed.