choose to pay for content rather than illegally download Archive

  • Netflix and similar services streaming movies and TV have finally surpassed the amount of downloads from P2P and BitTorrent providers for the first time in the history of the internet.  This is the first time that the amount of material being paid for online has surpassed that which is ill-gotten.  This change was reported by Sandvine, a company that sells network management and measurement software to large ISPs.  Shown below is a nifty chart that reinforces my previous statement in a colorful bar graph format for your amusement. As many of my friends know I am constantly complaining about the backwards world we live in.  A world where for years stay at home moms and college students would face large […]

    Netflix surpasses BitTorrents – Maybe now Hollywood will stop whining like babies

    Netflix and similar services streaming movies and TV have finally surpassed the amount of downloads from P2P and BitTorrent providers for the first time in the history of the internet.  This is the first time that the amount of material being paid for online has surpassed that which is ill-gotten.  This change was reported by Sandvine, a company that sells network management and measurement software to large ISPs.  Shown below is a nifty chart that reinforces my previous statement in a colorful bar graph format for your amusement. As many of my friends know I am constantly complaining about the backwards world we live in.  A world where for years stay at home moms and college students would face large […]

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