RIAA sues 754 more P2Pers

But to what effect?

The Recording Industry Ass. of America (RIAA) has filed a further 754 lawsuits against named and unnamed individuals it claims have infringed its members' copyrights.

The latest round of court filings brings the total number of lawsuits the organisation has issued to 7706. However, there seems little sign that the RIAA's aggressive, highly public legal proceedings have had any real result.

According to market watcher BigChampagne, cited by Reuters, around 7.5m computer users were running P2P software in November - 70.5 per cent more than the 4.4m who did so in November 2003.

The RIAA last filed complaints against alleged music-sharers in November. Then, it targeted 761 people, including a number in US universities and colleges. It issued 750 lawsuits in October. ®

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