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On Friday night a technology blog called Techcrunch posted a vicious and completely false rumour about us: that handed data to the RIAA so they could track who’s been listening to the “leaked” U2 album. I denied it vehemently on the Techcrunch article, as did several other staffers. We denied it in the forums, on twitter, via email – basically we denied it to anyone that would listen, and now we’re denying it on our blog. According to Ars Technica, even the RIAA don’t know where the rumour came from. The Ars Technica article is worth a read by the way, as it explains how the album was leaked in the first place by U2’s record label. All the data and technical side of is hosted in London and run by the team here. We keep a close eye on what data mining jobs we run, not because we’re paranoid the RIAA is trying to infiltrate us, but because time on our Hadoop Cluster (where the data lives) is so precious and we have lots of important jobs that run every
Wow! pwns TC
The hacks at Tech Crunch post a rumor whose source neither nor the RIAA know about. Congrats, chumps, you're sending the digital journalism community back several years with every post.
Best rebuttal ever.
I quit reading TC at least 18 months ago. As Rogers Cadenhead said, they're obsessed with first rather than right.
Did Just Hand Over User Listening Data To the RIAA?
That leaked U2 album is causing all sorts of trouble. The unreleased album, which is due out on March 3, found its way ...
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Geek Chart - Show Where You Share
some web aplication to get a geekiness graphic.
A Geek Chart is a badge to put on your website that shows where you share stuff online. Each slice of the Geek Chart is a link to your profile on sites like Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Digg and more.
Deny This, - Why I got rid of my account a long time ago [from]
Deny This, (via TechCrunch) [from]
A couple of months ago Erick Schonfeld wrote a post titled “Did Just Hand Over User Listening Data To the RIAA?” based on a source that has proved to be very reliable in the past. All hell broke loose shortly thereafter’s Playground
These tracks were most frequently deleted by the community from their scrobbles in October 2009 - Lady GaGa, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna...
The world’s largest online music catalogue, with free music streaming, videos, photos, lyrics, charts, artist biographies, concerts and internet radio.
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If I had lady gaga in my collection I wouldnt be ashamed of it. It's just music idiots.
Featured Windows Download: LastSharp Downloads Music from
to the download squad article. Something does not add up here som
Windows only: LastSharp is .NET based application that helps you download music from The Download Squad blog reports:
Review of software for ripping mp3s from
I love service – the Blog · Radio Announcement
Discussion about payed membership for countries other then UK, US and Germany. Radio switches to paid subscription
change to the way Radio works in some parts of the world. In the United States, United Kingdom and Germany, nothing will change
The beginning of the end for in Europe? [from]
Join the group of angry Last.FM users: - More info: [from]
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Today we’re announcing an upcoming change to the way Radio works in some parts of the world. In the United States, United Kingdom and Germany, nothing will change.In all other countries, listening to Radio will soon require a subscription of €3.00 per month. There will be a 30 track free trial, and we hope this will convince people to subscribe and keep listening to the radio. Everything else on (scrobbling, recommendations, charts, biographies, events, videos etc.) will remain free in all countries, like it is now.