Should internet service providers fear peer-assisted content distribution?

@inproceedings{Karagiannis2005ShouldIS,
  title={Should internet service providers fear peer-assisted content distribution?},
  author={Thomas Karagiannis and Pablo Rodriguez and Konstantina Papagiannaki},
  booktitle={IMC '05},
  year={2005}
}
Recently, peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have emerged as an attractive solution to enable large-scale content distribution without requiring major infrastructure investments. While such P2P solutions appear highly beneficial for content providers and end-users, there seems to be a growing concern among Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that now need to support the distribution cost. In this work, we explore the potential impact of future P2P file delivery mechanisms as seen from three different… 

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