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The Internet Is Going To Crash

by | 17th, June 2007

WE’RE using up our inheritance:

Perhaps unsurprisingly, every year someone says the internet is going to collapse under the weight of the traffic.

Looking at the figures, that seems a reasonable prediction.

“Back in the days of the dotcom boom in the late 90s, billions of dollars were invested around the world in laying cables,” said net expert Bill Thompson.

“Then there was the crash of 2000 and since then we’ve been spending that inheritance, using that capacity, growing services to fill the space that was left over by all those companies that went out of business.”

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