Some Say "Exaflood" Could Cripple Internet
In the very near future, the Internet will have to handle a flood of data that could strain Internet capacity and infrastructure. The Internet Innovation Alliance is one group warning of this coming
Alan Ray (Guest Host): If your garage is like mine, there's a good chance you've got so much stuff in it that you're running out of room for the car. Imagine that sort of thing happening on the internet. You wouldn't think a bunch zeroes and ones would take up a lot of space, but apparently they do, because there's a growing concern that we could run out of room on the internet. Impossible, you say? Well, Bruce Mehlman doesn't think so.
- Bruce Mehlman , co-chairman of the Internet Innovation Alliance and former Assistant Secretary for Technology Policy for the United States Department of Commerce.
(Photo: Visualization of the Internet from the Opte Project )