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And get this - Netflix video streaming comprises more than�20% of all Internet traffic during peak web surfing hours, according to tech firm�Sandvine.


My net connection really dives around 6pm. I figured it was a combo of torrents from kids, WoW, and, well, I guessed pr0n. But 6pm seemed early by any stretch for those watching pr0n to degrade the shared neighborhood connection. I'm probably underestimating the importance of torrents, but this comment on Netflix makes a lot of sense.

Netflix. The new reason for the Internet. I've got to say it makes me feel a little better about the net in general.