Spotify and Tumblr have been blocked from Kirklees Council’s library computers.

Links to the popular music and blogging sites are among hundreds that have been barred by the web filtering software.

Hundreds of people visit the council’s libraries to use the computers.

Reported by the Huddersfield Daily Examiner. You can read the full story here.

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