[More exactly, CBS (Last.fm’s parent company) got this user data by not telling Last.fm they were going to turn it over][link]. Last.fm responded to TechCrunch’s initial allegation with a blog post titled “[TechCrunch are full of shit][shit].”
I wonder how Last.fm feel about the acquisition right now.
[link]: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/05/22/deny-this-lastfm/ “Deny This, Last.fm”
[shit]: http://blog.last.fm/2009/02/23/techcrunch-are-full-of-shit “Last.fm blog: TechCrunch are full of shit”