Joni Mitchell has asked for her songs to be removed from Spotify due to Covid misinformation hosted on the platform.
She wrote on her website that this misinformation could cost people their lives especially since such misinformation could justify anti-vaxxers.
BBC News reports that the Canadian singer seems to be joining aan alliance with Neil Young who gave the platform an ultimatum to choose between him or podcaster Joe Rogan.
Rogan had used this platform to spread alleged misinformation about Covid.
On Monday, Neil Young voiced out his displeasure towards Spotify giving Rogan a platform to talk misleadingly about Covid.
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Mitchell however stated on Friday that she supports Neil Young and fully backs his call for music removal.
She further said it also meant she was standing by the medical communities that have proffered health solutions for a long time now.
The Canadian musician whose hits on Spotify include Big Yellow Taxi had been a polio survivor back in the 11950s
She appreciated that vaccination for polio came not long after and she was treated and immunized from the disease.
She felt that people underestimate how potent the medical world has been in the lives of humans.
Although she did not make mention of Rogan being the reason she was demanding her songs to be removed, she attached a link to oan pen letter that is signed by medical professionals that have shown criticism to Spotify for allowing Rogan’s Podcast on their platform.
On Wednesday, Spotify yielded to removing Neil Young’s songs from their platform while defending their history record of disallowing misleading information on their platform.
Rogan’s podcast, Joe Rogan experience is the most popular podcast on their platform that has garnered 200million downloads per month.