from the massive-bandwidth-overload dept.
Rajak writes "Another
example of the Internet overload was shown yesterday when thousands
upon thousands of people tried to watch the space shuttle launch
on the net. CNN reported 494,000 hits per minute at their
peak, a 45 % increase over the Starr report's peak."
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759