According to court papers filed by the RIAA in Andersen v. Atlantic Recording, in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class action certification, Matthew Oppenheim has claimed that in the entire course of the RIAA's campaign, they have "contacted" a total of 18,000 people, of whom 4,000 have settled.
Plaintiffs' memorandum of law in opposition to class certification
[Ed. note. I'm pretty sure I saw an RIAA press release about 4 years ago which said that the number sued as of that time was around 25,000. -R.B.]
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