RIAA lawsuits yield mixed results

By on December 4, 2003, 10:55 AM
By some measures, usage of peer-to-peer software such as Kazaa has been cut in half since the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced in late June that it would begin suing alleged file traders. The campaign to date has yielded 382 lawsuits and 220 settlements averaging close to $3,000 apiece. But by other measures, file swapping is hitting an all-time high.

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Krugger said:
I'll say it again, suing little girls and old men will not get the general public on your side. it may get a few to share less, and you can scare some people out of sharing on kazaa, but the downloads are still happening. add BT to the equation, and a lack of a quality product, and suing .00000001 percent of users isn't going to make a dent.
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