How big is the Internet?
surfer at mauigateway.com
Fri Aug 16 04:55:25 UTC 2013
Ok, I'll put on my flame-proof undies, have some fun
and bite at this one...
--- sean at donelan.com wrote:
From: Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com>
:: It seems odd that there are relatively good estimates
:: for other communication networks and utilities; i.e.
:: how big is the PSTN
:: how many television or radio stations,
:: how much freight is carried by railroads, trucks and ships.
:: But asking how big is the Internet [...] What so special
:: about the Internet that it can't be measured?
Not controlled by small groups of people in positions of power.
Thus innovation flourishes. Yay! :-)
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