Filesharing traffic leads Internet

Filesharing traffic leads Internet A new study that looks at the impact of peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic on service provider networks shows file swapping forges on unabated. CacheLogic of Cambridge, England says the practice shows no sign of slowing down despite court rulings that have shut down some popular sites, such as Suprnova, a BitTorrent tracking service that offered links to pilfered television and movie content. CacheLogic’s global monitoring network shows 60 per cent of all Internet traffic is the result of peer-to-peer file-sharing platforms, with eDonkey taking over the top spot from BitTorrent. “The Whack-A-Mole game continues,” says Andrew...

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