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October 8, 2007

The Internet's Capacity: How Many YouTube Sensations Can it Hold?

With the onslaught of online video forums such as YouTube and other massive consumer generated media sites, there has been speculation that the Internet could collapse. To analyze these claims, University of Minnesota mathematics professor Andrew Odlyzko created the Minnesota Internet Traffic Studies public website, or MINTS, to monitor Internet growth.

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