News Flash: Customers Don’t Like You If You Sue Them

Prosecuting file traders isn’t likely to win recording companies many fans. “Some music industry analysts and file-trading fans question whether the strategy will do much to further the RIAA’s goal of boosting legitimate music sales. If you’re trying to instill fear, you may have success. But if you’re trying to increase CD sales by getting people to stop sharing music, I don’t think it will have any effect at all.”