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RE: Senator Diane Feinstein Wants to know about the Benefits ofP2P
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Bora Akyol wrote: > Traffic patterns is one thing for sure. > P2P should be lopsided the other way around. More outbound, > than inbound. or at best symetric. > Regular browsing is asymmetric with more inbound > than outbound. The Internet pre-dates the Web. In 1992, FTP was the biggest protocol using 45% of NSFNET backbone. There were lots of FTP mirrors around. Every Sun workstation could have a Anonymous FTP. Of course, the problem was every Sun workstation could be an Anonymous FTP :-) Usenet was number 2, using about 10% of the NSFNET backbone. E-mail, the original killer-ap, remained pretty constant throughout the changes. > Have people been tracking changes in the traffic patterns > since the advent of P2P. Depends when you decide P2P was born. People have been studying traffic on the ARPANET, NSFNET, various commercial Internet(s). Is the problem P2P? Or is the problem copyright infringement?