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Spotify Removes Artists from Playlists Under New Policy - Geek News Central

Posted On: May 15, 2018   |   Posted By: Geek News Central

Spotify Removes Artists from Playlists Under New Policy - Geek News Central

Spotify has created a Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy that it is using to determine what music will not be promoted on the service. Billboard reported that Spotify has removed the work of two artists from Spotify playlists after the Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy took effect.
Spotify posted a blog post about the new Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy.
...We love that our platform is home to so much diversity because we believe in openness, tolerance, respect, and freedom of expression, and we want to promote those values through music on our platform.
However, we do not tolerate hate content on Spotify - content that expressly and principally promotes, advocates, or incites hatred or violence against a group or individual based on characteristics, including race, religion, gender identity, sex, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
Billboard reported that Spotify users will no longer be able to find R. Kelly's music on any of the Spotify's editorial or...

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