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Will video break the Internet?

Discussion in 'News' started by Mr.Cheeks, May 24, 2006.

  1. Mr.Cheeks

    Mr.Cheeks 1st ever Gold Member! Gold Member

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    Will video break the Internet?



    NEW YORK (AP) -- Every day, it seems, a new service pops up offering to send you video over the Internet. "Desperate Housewives," Stephen Colbert heckling the president, clips of bad dancers at wedding parties: It's all there.

    You may be up for it, but is the Internet?

    The answer from the major Internet service providers, the telephone and cable companies, is "no." Small clips are fine, but TV-quality and especially high-definition programming could make the Internet choke....

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    1. simongrahamuk
      simongrahamuk
      Its all about the bandwith................
    2. noelg24
      noelg24
      bandwidth is the issue...which is why I say they should allow us to download them for keeps instead of having them streamed...or downloading them to keep for a certain period..
    3. Mr.Cheeks
      Mr.Cheeks
      but when 1 person downloads them for keeps, that person uploads it on torrents, and then everyone will download them for "keeps"... at least streaming stops this to an effect...

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