LaLa is on online music service. LaLa allows you to be invisible — and unbothered — on their system except, it seems, when they decide to violate your privacy to ask you in email why you want to remain private on their service.
Here’s the email LaLa sent me two hours ago:
I work for Lala.com and was hoping you could answer a few questions for me.
Thanks for your time!
I’m not sure why Lindsey thinks my privacy concerns are her business, but here is the response I sent her:
It’s sort of odd, isn’t it Lindsey, that I set my account to private
and you’re now bothering me about that choice by breaking my want for
Here’s Lindsey’s reply to my response:
My apologies. My intention wasn’t to bother you, just hoping to learn a bit
more from our active user base.
To that, I say, “Oooof!” — and I am suddenly no longer a LaLa fan.
LaLa broke a covenant this afternoon and the cracks are glowing in the night.