How big is the Internet?
ttauber at 1-4-5.net
Thu Aug 15 22:04:19 UTC 2013
All this goes to the point that the original question was poorly worded and
I daresay ill-conceived.
There's no "one number" or "one metric", much less "one definition".
It all depends on what the real question is that you're trying to answer
There is plenty of room for study; though it's necessary to start with some
Of course the answers you may get won't likely then be readily applicable
to answering some other question that may come in the future.
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Scott Howard <scott at doc.net.au> wrote:
> You'd almost think this was a technology mailing list given some of the
> answers... (ohh.. wait!)
> 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.
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