Spotify exec among Stockholm terror victims

Spotify exec among Stockholm terror victims
At least four people were killed and another 15 injured in what has been classified as a terrorist attack last Friday in Stockholm, Sweden. Among the victims in the nation's capital were two Swedes, one Belgian and one Brit, Chris Bevington.

The streaming company Spotify has now come forward and confirmed that the British man killed by the truck attack was their employee. 41-year-old Chris Bevington was the director of global partnerships and business development for Spotify and was based in Stockholm. Bevington had worked for the company for five years and an integral part of their business.

Spotify's founder and CEO Daniel Ek released a statement (below) on the company's Facebook page talking about the loss and how the company is doing everything to aid the mourning family and friends.

The terrorist attack happened on Friday and the Swedish authorities' prime suspect is a 39-year-old from Uzbekistan, Rakhmat Akilov, who fled the scene. Akilov's asylum was rejected last June and was waiting deportation but managed to avoid it by giving a false address.





Written by: Matti Vähäkainu @ 10 Apr 2017 9:07
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  • 4 comments
  • nintenut

    http://www.businessinsider.com/spotify-...playlist-2017-1

    Hm. This doesn't seem to have helped.

    Still dead.

    11.4.2017 16:55 #1

  • hearme0

    This is indeed sad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    F*cking terrorists......ELIMINATE THEM ALL!!!!!!!!

    12.4.2017 14:20 #2

  • Bozobub

    Originally posted by hearme0: This is indeed sad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    F*cking terrorists......ELIMINATE THEM ALL!!!!!!!!
    Been following how that approach has been working, throughout history..?

    12.4.2017 14:40 #3

  • KillerBug

    Originally posted by hearme0: This is indeed sad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    F*cking terrorists......ELIMINATE THEM ALL!!!!!!!!
    It isn't like there are a bunch of terrorists we know about and ignore; we've bombed coffee shops full of innocents to get one potential terrorist so if anything we go too far as it is. How exactly would you eliminate all terrorists, keeping in mind that some terrorists are home-grown? Other than wiping out all of humanity just about any method that would be likely to get even a majority of them would also result in enough innocent deaths that you would create even more terrorists.

    The best solution would be to get rid of the causes of radicalization; stop bullying countries and peoples. It wouldn't eliminate all of them but it would eliminate most of them as well as their funding...but that probably won't happen.

    14.4.2017 00:52 #4

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