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Spotify Bans AdBlockers In Updated Guidelines

Spotify Bans AdBlockers In Updated Guidelines

Spotify Bans AdBlockers In Updated Guidelines


The Music streaming platform Spotify has updated new terms and conditions. it will block users account if they are using Ad Blocker.

According to Spotify guidelines,

"circumventing or blocking advertisements in the Spotify Service, or creating or distributing tools designed to block advertisements in the Spotify Service; is not permitted."

If you are Spotify user then you need to disabled Ad Blocker by 1st March, 2019.

Spotify subscribers increasing to 96 million around the world. By Ad blocking service company revenue makes smaller slice, but now they find the way to prevent Ad Blocking.

25 Updated Guidelines for using Spotify.


The following is not permitted for any reason whatsoever:


  1. copying, redistributing, reproducing, “ripping,” recording, transferring, performing or displaying to the public, broadcasting, or making available to the public any part of the Spotify Service or the Content, or otherwise making any use of the Spotify Service or the Content which is not expressly permitted under the Agreements or applicable law or which otherwise infringes the intellectual property rights (such as copyright) in the Spotify Service or the Content or any part of it;
  2. using the Spotify Service to import or copy any local files that you do not have the legal right to import or copy in this way;
  3. transferring copies of cached Content from an authorized Device to any other Device via any means;
  4. reverse-engineering, decompiling, disassembling, modifying, or creating derivative works of the Spotify Service, Content or any part thereof except to the extent permitted by applicable law;
  5. circumventing any technology used by Spotify, its licensors, or any third party to protect the Content or the Service;
  6. selling, renting, sublicensing or leasing of any part of the Spotify Service or the Content;
  7. circumventing any territorial restrictions applied by Spotify or it licensors;
  8. artificially increasing play counts, follow counts or otherwise manipulating the Service by (i) using any bot, script or other automated process, (ii) providing or accepting any form of compensation (financial or otherwise), or (iii) any other means;
  9. removing or altering any copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property notices contained on the Content or the Service or provided through the Service (including for the purpose of disguising or changing any indications of the ownership or source of any Content);
  10. circumventing or blocking advertisements in the Spotify Service, or creating or distributing tools designed to block advertisements in the Spotify Service;
  11. providing your password to any other person or using any other person’s username and password;
  12. “crawling” the Spotify Service or otherwise using any automated means (including bots, scrapers, and spiders) to view, access or collect information from Spotify or the Spotify Service;
  13. selling a user account or playlist, or otherwise accepting or offering to accept any compensation, financial or otherwise, to influence the name of an account or playlist or the content included on an account or playlist; or
  14. artificially promoting Content by automated means or otherwise.

Please respect Spotify, the owners of the Content, and other users of the Spotify Service. Don’t engage in any activity, post any User Content, or register and/or use a username, which is or includes material that:

    15. is offensive, abusive, defamatory, pornographic, threatening, or obscene;
    16. is illegal, or intended to promote or commit an illegal act of any kind, including violations of intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or proprietary rights of Spotify or a third party;
    17. includes your password or purposely includes any other user’s password or purposely includes personal data of third parties or is intended to solicit such personal data;
    18. includes malicious content such as malware, Trojan horses, or viruses, or otherwise interferes with any user’s access to the Service;
    19. is intended to or does harass or bully other users;
    20. impersonates or misrepresents your affiliation with another user, person, or entity, or is otherwise fraudulent, false, deceptive, or misleading;
    21. involves the transmission of unsolicited mass mailings or other forms of spam, junk mail, chain letters, or similar;
    22. involves commercial or sales activities, such as advertising, promotions, contests, sweepstakes, or pyramid schemes, that are not expressly authorized by Spotify;
    23. links to, references, or otherwise promotes commercial products or services, except as expressly authorized by Spotify;
    24. interferes with or in any way disrupts the Spotify Service, tampers with, breaches, or attempts to probe, scan, or test for vulnerabilities in the Service or Spotify’s computer systems, network, usage rules, or any of Spotify’s security components, authentication measures or any other protection measures applicable to the Service, the Content or any part thereof; or
    25. conflicts with the Agreements, as determined by Spotify.

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