Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?

Trent Lloyd lathiat at
Sat Jan 6 09:12:27 UTC 2007


On Sat, Jan 06, 2007 at 03:18:03AM -0500, Robert Boyle wrote:
> At 01:52 AM 1/6/2007, Thomas Leavitt <thomas at> wrote:
> >If this application takes off, I have to presume that everyone's 
> >baseline network usage metrics can be tossed out the window...
> Interesting. Why does it send so much data? Is it a peer to peer type 
> of system where it redistributes a portion of the stream as you are 
> viewing it to other users?

"The Venice Project is the new system being developed by Janus Friis            
and Niklas Zennstr?m, the Scandinavian entrepreneurs behind the                 
revolutionary services Kazaa and Skype."

That's probably a safe assumption. :)


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