Netflix content is now the top Internet traffic source in North America

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Netflix content is now the top Internet traffic source in North America.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/05/e28zO1.jpg[/newsimage]For the first time, in possibly the history of the entire internet, it appears paid content accounts for the largest percentage of internet traffic.  According to the most recent Global Internet Phenomena report compiled by Sandvine company, Netflix streaming traffic now accounts for 22.2 percent of wired network download traffic in North America.  Bit Torrent holds the second place position at 21.6 percent.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/netflix-is-now-the-top-internet-traffic-source-in-north-america-45198/](http://www.myce.com/news/netflix-is-now-the-top-internet-traffic-source-in-north-america-45198/)


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Pirates are always a precurser of legitimate use. Pirated stuff usually appears on the net first, then the legal versions appear later.

All those ISP’s blaming pirated content for bandwidth consumption, or now being lambasted with legitimate use. they were pretty shortsighted.