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.