What has the RIAA's strongarming of various families across the nation accomplished? Apparently absolutely nothing
, with figures stating that music piracy is still growing, even with continued assaults on both individual people and companies that produce peer-to-peer programs.
According to the article, increases in illegal downloading in the U.S. were as high as 24% over the past year, and the number of houses involved rose by 7%. That being said, it's a wonder that the RIAA still continues their relentless brute-force tactics, when obviously they are not succeeding.