Artist: The Human League
Album: Dare (1981)
Tags: new wave, new romantic, post-punk, electronic, my gang rotw
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First things first, this is the thread everyone ought to read: CBS handed over USER DATA (including IP addresses) to the RIAA. Note that one of the mods copied a response from staff and added it to the first post.
Don't worry, it's not heavy going. In fact, it's very entertaining indeed. In particular, watch how people responded to developments.
Here's the story in a nutshell: you may remember back in February, a rather well-known technology blog, TechCrunch, accused Last.fm of handing over data to the RIAA. Last.fm, CBS and the RIAA all denied this. However, whilst the issue raged and until it was settled, Last.fm lost users.
TechCrunch didn't apologise on that occasion, despite calls for one…