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The US, Germany, and Britain still dominate the Internet

The US, Germany, and Britain still dominate the Internet

If the world made sense, then domains registered in China and India¬†would host by far the most websites, followed distantly by the U.S., Indonesia, and Brazil. However, the U.S. is far and away the dominant domain host, followed by Germany and then Britain. China comes in fourth. I’m somewhat surprised that Switzerland and Belgium don’t have bigger first-mover advantages from the fact that the Web was invented by a British guy and a Belgian working in Switzerland, but they’re still disproportionately represented in domains in relation to how few people live there.

Via Floating Sheep. Click “Know More” to read about the work Oxford researchers are doing to map the Internet’s content.

Dylan Matthews | November 6, 2013 at 10:14 am
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