Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



137 posts

Master Geek
Inactive user


Topic # 106806 31-Jul-2012 21:33 Send private message

Curious what people think... think about it for a bit first :)

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2

xpd

GTA5 Nut
6251 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 273

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 665208 1-Aug-2012 10:00 Send private message

The internet.




2484 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 231

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 665210 1-Aug-2012 10:03 Send private message

If we reply, are you just going to tell us how we're wrong?

818 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 29


  Reply # 665227 1-Aug-2012 10:29 Send private message

might be a question worth qualifying first :

- define largest: quantity / filesize of content? number of unique visitors? and so forth...
- define content provider : what sort of content? media files? hosting services? and so forth...


BDFL
49620 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4465

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 665228 1-Aug-2012 10:31 Send private message

bradi: Curious what people think...


What people think or facts?

Facts will be hard - those kinds of numbers are closely guarded.





2484 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 231

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 665246 1-Aug-2012 10:47 Send private message

You'd probably want to qualify what you mean by content provider too. If you mean companies that host and distribute content, then Akamai probably takes the cake (or possibly Google - Youtube is big bikkies) but if you mean companies that actually produce content, it gets a whole lot harder.



137 posts

Master Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 665818 2-Aug-2012 00:10 Send private message

xpd: The internet.

Made me LOL :) - best answer yet IMHO

kyanar: If we reply, are you just going to tell us how we're wrong?

YES! <g>

khull: might be a question worth qualifying first :

- define largest: quantity / filesize of content? number of unique visitors? and so forth...
- define content provider : what sort of content? media files? hosting services? and so forth...

OK...

largest : most amount of content
content provider : providing content on the Internet

fritasm: What people think or facts?

Facts will be hard - those kinds of numbers are closely guarded.

Your personal view / opinion

kyanar: You'd probably want to qualify what you mean by content provider too. If you mean companies that host and distribute content, then Akamai probably takes the cake (or possibly Google - Youtube is big bikkies) but if you mean companies that actually produce content, it gets a whole lot harder.

Like it ;) Does YouTube provide content?  Does Google?  Does Apple?...

mjb

922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 665819 2-Aug-2012 00:12 Send private message

Porn.




contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

1115 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 70


  Reply # 665822 2-Aug-2012 00:24 Send private message

yeah most definitely the porn industry you only need to type XXX into googles search bar and count the page hits




Asus Crosshair V Formula AMD FX8320, 8GB Corsair Vengence LP, 2X Sapphire Radeon HD7850 2GB 1000/1300, 1x WesternDigital WD2500AAJS 7200rpm 8MB cache SATAII , 1x Samsung spinpoin F1 HD502IJ 1x storage mode, 2x Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD502IJ RAID0 Boot, 1x Pioneer DVR212s 18x DVDRW, SilverStone ST75F-P (750W) Full Modular PSU, OS WIN7 x64 ultimate SP1 (7601), SilverStone RaVeN RV02B-W (with USB3.0 upgrade)

5230 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 759


  Reply # 665829 2-Aug-2012 01:54 Send private message

I think the idea that porn makes up some vast amount of the internet is largely a myth
(it's big, for sure, but still a very small fraction of overall traffic)

218 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 665840 2-Aug-2012 07:11 Send private message

Megaupload!  Wink

1419 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 129

Trusted

  Reply # 665871 2-Aug-2012 08:34 Send private message

The pirate bay.




"Political correctness is a doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."

My thoughts are my own and are in no way representative of my employer.

2180 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 193

Subscriber

  Reply # 665877 2-Aug-2012 08:52 Send private message

Gah, a question without an answer.
OP has gone inactive.

2206 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 183

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 666293 2-Aug-2012 15:20 Send private message

Akamai




Ray Taylor
Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
www.ruralkiwi.com

There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here




14 posts

Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 672504 14-Aug-2012 21:17 Send private message

You (or specifically everyone that uploads, posts, comments, likes, tweets, has a website or blog or any sort of online presence).

You are the Internet.

1078 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45


  Reply # 672557 14-Aug-2012 22:55 Send private message

wikipedia

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by joker97 on 20-Sep-2014 11:54 (405 replies)
Pages... 25 26 27


Festival of Democracy
Created by gzt, last reply by gzt on 21-Sep-2014 03:11 (112 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 18-Sep-2014 09:20 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Will My VDSL gets better?
Created by coconuts, last reply by hio77 on 20-Sep-2014 21:32 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


New On Account mobile plans - Red+
Created by NikT, last reply by kawaii on 20-Sep-2014 20:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


someone tried to hack us 20 million times!
Created by joker97, last reply by Beccara on 20-Sep-2014 20:48 (15 replies)

IOS8 - Network Load
Created by FireEngine, last reply by raytaylor on 20-Sep-2014 16:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Computer Lounge's Zen Radical
Created by JayADee, last reply by JayADee on 19-Sep-2014 14:51 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.