left a torrent running for 3 years and forgot about it
Yes, I have a few of those in suspenders !
This is the problem, he left it running - - but no one else did !
Well actually there are at least two problems, (1) it has a bad reputation for being the tool of neer'do'wells circumventing copyright and (2) we are not long out of the era when being online 24/7 was costing a lot of $
Now we can (mostly) be online 24/7 but the habit still is to switch off when we are not in attendance ? ?
ah ha, 21% from @Janus < you have a good pipe Added after 10 minutes 18 seconds:
Ha, 4 peers in Russia 'Timed out', 1 in Russia 'Remote disconnected' and 1 in the Realm of Her Britannic Majesty also timed out !
sum total atm 7B/s !!
I think @Janus is going to win (29% and counting )