Jamster, a provider of pathetic ringtones, wallpapers and anything that can be sold to 10 year olds. Not only are they so unoriginal that they had to buy the crazy frog sound from a Swede, they also paid him very little for his contribution to society where as Jamster(!) pocketed over $10 million in revenue worldwide.
A few lesser known facts about Jamster are that they are infact owned by Verisign, a respected provider of online security, whom, after the poorly animated Crazy Frog, Nessie the Dragon and the Little Britain rip off's have completly sold out.
It is wrong to say that new companys are springing up selling the same stuff, because all are OWNED by Jamster(!), for example, in the UK alone: GetZed, 82228 and Ringtoneking are all sister companys with more coming along each day. Even the so called 'Crazyfrog fansites and hatesites are owned by Jamster, as well as a huge portion of .coms relating to anything they are selling.
Jamster originally started as a relativly small company, but founded the so called 'Ringtone clubs' in the most dispicable of ways. By texting to one of their numbers you become subscribed to the service, whether you wanted just one ringtone if you are stupid enough to like such dribble, or if you found a banner ad on a site offering a free ringtone.
By doing this, they have effectively stolen £3 per week from children globally, and although they have an age restriction of 16 to subscribe, the majority of their clients are under this age.
Further examples of Jamster being even more unoriginal come with the release of the Crazy Frog/ Axel Foley single which has gone straight in at No. 1, and has been there for 2 weeks keeping artists such as Coldplay, 50 Cent and Black Eyed Peas from the topspot.
Jamster will come and go, but the general idea is that they will milk it till it bleeds before they crash and burn, so we will be putting up with more media blitzkreiging for some time to come with a variety of new characters including a forth coming Mrs Crazy Frog. Yay.
"Jamster is the be all and end all of legal extortion. Crash and burn scum, and take your shit with you to hell."
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