Seattle Post Ingelligencer
June 24, 2000
'Lord of the Rings' Web
Site Breaks Records For Use
The film version of J.R.R. Tolkien's mythical fantasy
trilogy, "The Lord of the Rings,'' may still be more than a year and a half
away, but the epic has already caused a storm on the Internet - with its promotional
breaking download records.
More than 1.7 million Web users worldwide downloaded the trailer for the trilogy of films
on the first day it was available, doubling the number of hits for "Star Wars Episode
1: The Phantom Menace,'' which previously held the record. It can be found ...