Breaking News: Japanese Scientists Set Internet Speed Record

A group of Japanese researchers in the Internet2 consortium have set a new record for sending data over the Internet getting it up to a rate of 9.08Gbps with the help of tweaked-out protocols. PRON fans were eagerly awaiting the news outside and the cheers could be heard from miles away.

The previous record of 7.67Gbps was set in December of last year. The data was sent across a 20,000-mile course. Do you know what this means, folks? HD movies can be downloaded in a matter of seconds. Not hours. Not minutes. Seconds. Torrenters, you have been put on notice.

Scientists break worldwide Internet speed record [TG Daily]