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How much space would it take to download the internet?

Asked by XOIIO (18328points) January 3rd, 2011

How many gigabytes (or petabytes, or whatever) would it take to download the entire internet? Or at least google? Same thing?

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The internet in terms of bytes is roughly around 5 million terabytes of data.

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flutherother's avatar

@Winters Yes I think it is 5 million terabytes, or 5 billion gigabytes, or a nice round 5 exabytes which is the estimate of the CEO of Google.

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Lightlyseared's avatar

The internet was 5 million terabytes 6 years ago. Its probably an awful lot bigger now (an extra 6 years of youtube, online stores selling digital movies and TV stations putting up last weeks telly etc. has probably added to it somewhat).

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