Well, not quite, but I’m not one to pass on an opportunity to run around like a headless chicken, screaming at the top of my voice, am I?
According to the BBC, Nemertes Research have predicted that the Internet will run out of capacity by 2010. This will apparently result in a massive slowdown, and downloads will take forever again. As the BBC put it, it could be a return to the connection speed of “the bad old days of dial-up”.
And just when I was getting to like the Internet too.
Apparently, the money required to avert this in the US alone would be in the region of $42 billion – $55 billion dollars.
Well, that’s just fantastic. Fan-blooming-tastic.