Paid Content Passes Piracy On Web For First Time

image from www.clker.com For the first time in the history of the internet, traffic in paid content has passed piracy according to the Spring Traffic Report from Sandvine. Netflix provided the tipping point as the movie service mades up 22.2% of all U.S. broadband traffic compared to BitTorrent’s 21.6%. At peak times, Netflix can consume 30%.of all traffic. The lesson for music? There are some things people will pay for on the web.  The big question is how to make music one of them. Here's a chart of peak internet usage:

image from www.wired.com
Sandivne image and report via Wired


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