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Majority of Internet bandwidth consumed by P2P services

Music Some interesting research posted in entries below. The participants could be getting more than just music or video, as this environment is also a major conduit for malware

Majority of Internet bandwidth consumed by P2P services
http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/tech-news/?p=1651

Consumption moves to 95% at night
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071128-nocturnal-p2p-transmissions-account-for-95-percent-of-internet-bandwidth.html

QUOTE: New research from German deep packet inspection gear maker Ipoque shows that P2P traffic consumes anywhere between 49 and 89 percent of all Internet traffic in the day. At night, it can spike up to an astonishing 95 percent.