Well, I just tried listening to Shakira – Underneath Your Clothes for what was apparently my fourth time and, sure enough, up popped a box saying, pretty much, “that’s your lot”. Here it is, in case you don’t believe me:
So Last.fm really does keep track of everything you listen to. Okay, so if I was desperate for more Shakira I could create multiple new accounts (presumably indefinitely) to effectively have unlimited plays. But, really, who’s going to go to that sort of trouble?