How big is the Internet?

Eugen Leitl eugen at
Thu Aug 15 18:18:28 UTC 2013

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:30:24PM -0400, Scott Howard wrote:
> How about this - the size of the Internet is just short of 3 billion.
> That's the number of people that have access to it.  To me, that's a far
> more telling number than anything around IP address or Exabytes of data.

Sure enough -- but people might be no longer the prime movers and
shakers, with increased automation. 

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