The Electronic Freedom Foundation issued a 20-page white paper reviewing the RIAA's legal campaign against P2P piracy, concluding the best solution to the "problem" is to monetize the activity.

The report follows the early efforts to subpoena Internet Service Providers for the IP addresses of specific infringers, then to the advent of today's "John Doe" lawsuits, and the resulting settlements, challenges and setbacks since.

Citing NPD Group research, the group says that file-sharing has actually increased by half last year from 2005 levels.