Microsoft's participation in World IPv6 day

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 00:24:29 CDT 2011


On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 21:42, Cameron Byrne <cb.list6 at gmail.com> wrote:
....>
> Pure speculation here, but these stats that you refer to are not a
> scientifically representative sample of the internet at large, this
> sample is a self selecting group of people who have chosen to run an
> ipv6 test.

Commonly called sample bias.  Good statistical analysis will
address (and adjust for) such bias, but that can be (very) hard
work.  As with all the "CNN polls", there should be a disclaimer
on such sites that say "this is not a scientific poll", but that
would ruin the fun.....

Gary




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