Ravi Dwivedi

Reasons not to use Spotify

Spotify is bad for users, musicians, and music industry as a whole. It has deliberate malpractices built into the platform which scam artists. It is proprietary, does surveillance on users, and it has absolute control over the users through their software. The whole music industry is being held captive by a few music streaming services. Let’s reject Spotify. I reject all the music streaming service and you can do it too. To really solve the problem, we need to create more awareness so that artists get funded in ethical and fair ways.

Rather than listening from this toxic platform, we can fund artists in different ways– for example, by buying songs directly from them(without any DRM or restrictions on copying and sharing files).

Below are some of the reasons not to use Spotify: