At one point it was the largest possible measurement for bytes. One brontobyte is 1024^9 or 1237940039285380274899124224 bytes. Or simply a 1 followed by 27 digits. (Not zeroes)
Recently adopted was the Geopbyte, which is 1024^10 or 1267650600228229401496703205376 bytes and is now the largest measurement of virtual storage.
You might need a brontobyte computer in order to download everything on the internet.
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