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Re: [dvd-discuss] New Twiki entry at Openlaw.org

Can you quantify what's going on? JackBoots delights in obfuscation and 

On 29 Sep 2002 at 3:18, Tom wrote:

Date sent:      	Sun, 29 Sep 2002 03:18:59 +0200
From:           	Tom <tom@lemuria.org>
To:             	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject:        	Re: [dvd-discuss] New Twiki entry at Openlaw.org
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> On Sat, Sep 28, 2002 at 05:19:19PM -0700, microlenz@earthlink.net wrote:
> > For your interest, I call your attention to a new TWIKI entry at 
> > www.openlaw.org that .002 has entered and I posted an addenda....
> > 
> > http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/twiki/bin/view/Openlaw/PiracyAndBandwidth
> On the "35% is movie downloads" figure:
> I work at an ISP, and we did some netflow analysis recently. It is true
> that the vast percentage of traffic was P2P stuff. Accounting for
> various stuff "out there" (e.g. none of the major mail sites such as
> yahoo.com are hosted here) I would estimate that up to 80% of the
> current internet traffic may be P2P traffic. Most P2P networks have
> lots of overhead traffic, maybe 20% or so. That leaves us with roughly
> 75% of the internet traffic which could be actual P2P downloads.
> From what I've seen on gnutella, I would guess at least two thirds are
> either porn or .mp3, and 10% are various other stuff (warez, non-porn
> pictures, etc.) maybe 25% is movies. Given that movies are of
> considerable size (600-700 MB seems typical) maybe it's 50% of the P2P
> traffic or 35-40% of the internet traffic. 
> Jacky just may be right with that figure. At least this is one possible
> way to arrive at it. He may just have pulled it out of thin air, but it
> ain't as outrageous as it appears at first glance.
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