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BitTorrent traffic is up 40 percent from six months ago

damagedbits (2761903) writes | about 2 years ago

Piracy 2

damagedbits writes "BitTorrent traffic is still booming even though legal streaming services like Netflix and YouTube are on the rise. It's far from its all time high of the mid 2000's, but BT traffic is up 40 percent from six months ago. BitTorrent is responsible for about 11 percent of total Internet traffic in the US."
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means nothing (1)

jupiter126 (2471462) | about 2 years ago | (#41919525)

40% increase in traffic might actually be a decrease in the amount of files, if you consider that more and more are 3D/3D/Lossless, ...

Re:means nothing (1)

damagedbits (2761903) | about 2 years ago | (#41927911)

That didn't even cross my mind.. definitely makes sense
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