There is a lot of interest in the $1 Million Netflix Prize, with more than 9,280 contestants representing 7,588 teams from 97 countries.
Here are the current stats on the submissions:
It looks like one team, WXYZConsulting, has already beaten Netflix's results, and they're looking for sponsors to buy faster computers.
I'm personally rooting for Rednecks With Calculators. ;-)