According to reports, Neil Young will spend approximately £15,350 (US$20,000) to remove the Facebook and Google login features on his archive site, citing the group’s policy regarding the upcoming US presidential election. the reason.
According to reports Variety, An announcement published on the Neil Young Archives website stated: “Facebook deliberately allows untruth and spreads its political ads on the platform, while robots cause discord among users”.
“It is something we cannot tolerate to sow dissent and chaos in our country through political disinformation. In short, Facebook is stepping up elections.”
No explanation is provided as to why Google is also a target, and it is not clear why using these platforms to disable login would cost the reported amount.
The statement section on the site continues: “If you log in using Facebook or Google, we will ask you to do a quick process next time you log in-just a few clicks. At the end of this process, your account will be Switch to using your email address and password to log in. Goodbye Facebook and Google buttons.
“We have been working on this project for several months. Trying to get rid of corrupt social platforms is an expensive and time-consuming process for NYA. The cost of evacuating us is nearly $20,000, while also respecting our subscribers and making them Keep working with us after Facebook as easily as possible.”
Read the full statement here.
Earlier this month, Young announced that it would sue President Donald Trump for unauthorized use of his music during a campaign rally and post the lawsuit on the archive website.
Before the Mount Rushmore speech, Young used the artist’s songs “Rokin in the Free World”, “Like a Hurricane” and “Cowgirl in the Sand” and shared with Trump in July Wrote a damn open letter.
“Although I have repeatedly asked you not to use my music because it shows that I support your schedule, in any case, you always play my songs at parties, regardless of my rights,” Young wrote.
The young man subsequently published an adaptation of his 2006 song “Looking for a Leader” in which the edited lyrics criticized Trump’s presidency.