We sort of inferred that we wouldn’t trust technology by Mood Media in our post ‘And Clear Channel France’s Choice Of Software Is…‘ and if proof were ever needed that a music company cannot be trusted to get many things correct when it comes to computing per se we had to ROFL when we received a new comment on the post “And Clear Channel France’s Choice Of Software Is…” late Tuesday as below…
Author : Chris Difford (IP: 18.104.22.168 , 129-233.252-81.static-ip.oleane.fr)
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Whois : http://whois.arin.net/rest/ip/22.214.171.124
As an ex-journalist I would say this is a really weird article… Mood Media is one of our competitors over here and not one of the least, having signed probably the biggest deals in the industry.
Might not like them for all the biz they’re taking from us but I’d be curious to understand the basis of the slagging off… Not to mention the anti-french comments which one would usually find on the average small minded blogger.
as far as I’m concerned, it’s not poor journalism, it’s just poor and easy blogging.
Chris Difford† of course does NOT exist; goommedia.com is actually a Japanese site titled ‘Frame School of cash shopping’ (at least according to Google Translate ‘スクールオブショッピング枠現金化’) and the IP address 126.96.36.199 that the comment was sent from points straight back to the offices of Mood Media…
inetnum: 188.8.131.52 – 184.108.40.206
status: ASSIGNED PA
source: RIPE # Filtered
“Ooh la la la” as one might say 😉
†You may remember that Chris Difford and Glen Tilbrook were the two composers/leaders of Squeeze…whose keyboard player (Jools Holland) went on to eclipse them