Movie-swapping up; Kazaa down

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Lee, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Online movie trading is skyrocketing, but onetime leader Kazaa is tumbling in use, according to a new worldwide survey of file-swapping traffic from network management company CacheLogic.

    One of the most detailed examinations to date of actual peer-to-peer traffic, the CacheLogic survey used network-monitoring tools installed inside top Internet service providers (ISPs) to capture data packets and identify whether they had been sent by programs such as Kazaa or Gnutella.

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    Saw it firstly at Neo Site though!
  2. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I would assume that BitTorrent has taken up the slack that Kazaa has left.
  3. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    You are right!
  4. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

    Pacific Northwest
    They (as in I don't know how) need to make a new Bittorrent system that makes peers do more of the tracking, but have to constantly report their tracking stats and get instructions from a "master tracker". Then there could be more peer downloads overall. Just a thought...
  5. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Hehehe, I didn't read past the first paragraph. :D
  6. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

    Minnesota, USA
    Nobody goes to Kazaa for movies. It's only use is porn porn porn porn! heh.
  7. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    mmmm Interesting :) Do they have lots of adult lesbian porn? (Not that I would look, just interested that is all).