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Three months later, on , Techcrunch claimed that it was CBS, the parent company of Last.fm, that handed over the data.
"[...] In the United States, United Kingdom and Germany, nothing will change.
On 22 February 2009, Techcrunch claimed that "[the] RIAA asked social music service for data about its user's listening habits to find people with unreleased tracks on their computers.
And Last.fm, which is owned by CBS, allegedly handed the data over to the RIAA." The request was purportedly prompted by the leak of U2's then-unreleased album No Line On The Horizon, and its subsequent widespread distribution via peer-to-peer file sharing services such as Bit Torrent.
($449 million USD) In May 2007 it was announced that Channel 4 Radio was to broadcast a weekly show called Worldwide Chart reflecting what users around the world were listening to.