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Stats from the race for cyberspace

March 2005
  • 771,000: The number of visitors to JohnKerry.com during the week of the US Democratic Convention.
  • 3.5 million: The number of visitors during the week of the US Democratic Convention to the website of Japanese soccer star, Hidetoshi Nakata.
  • 23-60 million: The number of unique visitors to pornography websites per day.
  • 2-3 million: The number of unique visitors to the five largest news sites. (Unique visitors are individuals who may visit once or more, but are only counted on their first visit)
  • 8: The number of the 20 most visited websites (other than porn) that are based in the US.
  • 8: The number of the 20 most visited websites (other than porn) that are based in the US.
  • 11: The number of the 20 most visited sites that are based in Asia.

Matters of Scale, Worldwatch

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