Isn’t this funny?!

If I go to any FTP server outside China and download a 1MB file, do you know the speed that I would normally get? I have a 2Mbit connection and very nice speed inside China. I get about 2-5kb/sec.

Now, today I did a test with Gmail. I asked a friend in sweden to send that same file to my Gmail account and I went up a minute later to download. First of all, it was there directly. Second of all, my download speed now was around 50kb/sec.

Sorry, a lot of numbers. But hey, isn’t this strange?!

About Carl Rytterfalk

Welcome to my blog! I'm Carl Rytterfalk, a swedish photographer who loves everything that is interesting in the world of photography. In 2002 I fell in love with the three layered Foveon sensor and has since then been an addicted user of Sigma cameras. Though I use Canon and Nikon as well. :)
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2 Responses to Isn’t this funny?!

  1. Rickard in Sweden says:

    thats strange, must be good quality pictures :)

  2. True! IT WAS YOURS!!!!!! ;)

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