Spotify agrees to remove Neil Young’s music amid Joe Rogan Covid row

1/27/2022 1:45:00 AM

'We regret Neil’s decision to remove his music from Spotify.'

'We regret Neil’s decision to remove his music from Spotify.'

Young accused the platform and Rogan’s podcast of spreading misinformation.

Experience podcast, which has allegedly featured ‘fake information about vaccines’ in its episodes.On Wednesday, Spotify responded to Young’s calls and said they support his decision to pull his music from their service, apparently choosing to instead stand by Rogan.

In a statement providedto The Hollywood Reporter, a Spotify spokesperson said: ‘We want all the world’s music and audio content to be available to Spotify users. With that comes great responsibility in balancing both safety for listeners and freedom for creators.

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That's a ballache. Was enjoying Youngs new album. Couldn't give a rats about Rogan.

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On Wednesday, Spotify responded to Young’s calls and said they support his decision to pull his music from their service, apparently choosing to instead stand by Rogan. In a statement provided to The Hollywood Reporter , a Spotify spokesperson said: ‘We want all the world’s music and audio content to be available to Spotify users. Choose your subscription Try full digital access and see why over 1 million readers subscribe to the FT 1 € for 4 weeks. With that comes great responsibility in balancing both safety for listeners and freedom for creators. ‘We have detailed content policies in place and we’ve removed over 20,000 podcast episodes related to Covid since the start of the pandemic.’ They added: ‘We regret Neil’s decision to remove his music from Spotify, but hope to welcome him back soon. The mandate created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under Biden’s guidance required businesses with at least 100 workers to require them to be vaccinated or provide regular tests and wear masks.

’ In his letter seen by The Guardian, Young slammed Rogan for spreading ‘fake information about vaccines – potentially causing death to those who believe the disinformation being spread by them’. Neil Young argued Spotify has a responsibility to mitigate the spread of misinformation (Picture: Redferns) Comedian-turned- .