Contributed by aubin, Posted by Games and Technology

In a strange technological twist, it seems that music listening and song logging website may have turned over information logged by its scrobbling software to the RIAA. The situation in question concerns a leaked U2 album and users whose scrobbling software revealed them to have downloaded the leaked album, a clear violation of copyright laws.

The fine folks at TechCrunch have a full rundown of the situation here.

Update: has responded:

Of course we work with the major labels and provide them with broad statistics, as we would with any other label, but we'd never personally identify our users to a third party - that goes against everything we stand for.