Slashdot | RIAA Sales Compared to Download Statistics:
According to an article at SFGate, although the recent crackdown and lawsuits have caused a 22% drop in downloading, the drop in CD sales actually accelerated during the same period.
Twisters, hurricanes, floods (oh my) - Computerworld. An ISP got wiped out completely during a tornado (we're talking complete destruction), yet only had 72 hours of downtime. It's what off-site backups are all about...!