An appeal for more bandwidth to the Internet Archive

Tom Hayward tom at
Tue May 12 18:50:51 UTC 2020

On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 10:32 AM colin johnston <colinj at> wrote:
> Is the increased usage due to more users or more existing users having higher bandwidth at home to request faster ?
> Would be interested if IPS configured firewall used to block out invalid traffic/spam traffic and if such traffic increased when back end network capacity increased ?
> What countries are requesting the most data and does this analysis throw up questions as to why ?
> Are there high network usage hitters which raise question as to why asking for so much data time and time again and is this valid traffic use ?

Amongst a certain group of users, bulk downloading of the archive is popular:


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