Spotify Technology SA said it would stop selling political advertisements in early 2020 because it lacks the appropriate tools to review them, a move that comes as digital platforms selling such ads face growing criticism for helping spread misinformation.

“At this point in time, we do not yet have the necessary level of robustness in our processes, systems and tools to responsibly validate and review this content. We will reassess this decision as we continue to evolve our capabilities,” a Spotify spokeswoman said.

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