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Spotify bans white supremacist bands, as Apple CEO Tim Cook denounces neo-Nazis

Joining the growing list of tech companies denouncing white supremacists and neo-Nazis in the aftermath of the Charlottesville tragedy, Spotify and Apple have now publicly condemned the hate groups. Spotify removed a number of white supremacist bands from its catalog this week, after a report exposed the presence of such groups on the streaming service. The removed bands were all flagged by the Southern Poverty Law Center as "hate bands" three years ago, but the issue only came to the company's attention after Digital Music News published a story titled, "I Just Found 37 White Supremacist Hate Bands On Spotify," in the aftermath of Charlottesville, according to Billboard.
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