New rules in Spotify's updated Terms of Service policy state that those who use ad blockers could see their accounts immediately terminated or suspended. Those that do push those boundaries will be met with an "immediate termination or suspension" of their Spotify account. But for some apparently nearly the entire catalogue of music in the world for free isn't enough and they need to block ads - essentially killing any profit for the Spotify team and most importantly the artists and labels. The company, which turned a profit for the first time in 13 years, is about to swat freeloaders who use ad blockers as it experiences continued growth.
That's not to say that Spotify doesn't have measures in place to detect abnormal activity, it does, but this change makes it known to all users that Spotify won't tolerate ad-blockers being used. In March 2018, when it was reported that around 2 million users - or about 2 percent of the entire Spotify Free user pool - were using ad blockers to skip ads, Spotify took action.
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In its updated Terms of Service, Spotify indicates it won't be so lenient with these users going forward.
Spotify sent out an email to its users notifying changes to its Terms of Service. In other Spotify news, the company announced the recent acquisition of two podcast startups, which include Gimlet Media and Anchor, where it will focus on gathering all of the audio content its consumers listen to in the streaming service. Users were also warned through emails and given the chance to reactivate the account after uninstalling the ad-blocking software. It seems that Spotify wants users to subscribe to their $9.99 a month plan if they don't want ads.
Revenues fell by £100m to £6.2bn as vehicle sales fell to 144,602 for the quarter, nearly 10,000 less than the previous year. JLR parent Tata Motors expects costs from the voluntary redundancy program to be recognized in the quarter ending in March.
Toner's absence has exacerbated the prior lock losses of Iain Henderson to a finger problem and Tadhg Beirne to a knee complaint. Schmidt said of Chris Farrell's starting berth: "Robbie [Henshaw] has a dead leg and just hasn't recovered in time".
He then also expressed his views on Higuain and said " Chelsea is not about Higuain and Hazard, it is about 25 players". Real Madrid are favourites to sign Hazard should he decide to leave Chelsea at the end of this season.
Expanding Medicaid a year ago was a good start, he said, but state government needs to be aggressive about enrolling residents. But he said that reflection has convinced him that, by remaining in office, he can work to resolve them.
Despite such criticism, several MA lawmakers joined Warren for her Lawrence 2020 campaign launch, including U.S. She meant to spend Sunday in Iowa, where the leadoff caucuses will be the first test of candidates' viability.
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It would have prevented immigrants from making asylum claims if they didn't enter the United States at a border crossing. If the Court had lifted the stay, two out of the three abortion clinics in the state might have been forced to close.
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Only drivers collecting or delivering bulk milk products or de-icing road salt from FMCSA locations are exempt, the governor said. The mountains will see several inches to a foot of snow tonight making travel hard , be prepared for chain controls and delays.
Backed fighters launch final push to defeat ISIS in Syria
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the group's "caliphate" in 2014 in territory stretching across Iraq and Syria. The SDF, backed by the US -led coalition, has defeated Islamic State across a swathe of northern and eastern Syria .
Twitter hammered as user losses overshadow improving finances
Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said past year the company's priority was to reduce the amount of abuse that occurs on the platform. Twitter may get a lot more attention in the media than Snapchat , but it has a lot fewer daily users, at least at first glance.
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But she reminded parents yesterday that immunity from diseases is "the best inheritance" they could leave their children. In a statement, UNICEF said the reported deaths of children from the vaccine-preventable disease are "unacceptable".