[LINK] Dark side of the web
Wed, 1 Nov 2000 14:58:02 +1100
> A new map of the Internet created by a software company in Scotland
> shows more than 20,000 new hosts for pornography sites are created
> daily. The average adult site contains just 43 images, and 98% of the
> sites simply repeat material from elsewhere. Despite this vast
> multiplication of sites, only 2.5% of the public ever view one. See
This "Dark Side of the Web" is clearly another fatuously idiotic project.
They list both "hacking" and "anarchism" as "undesirable activities".
I'm surprised they didn't include "socialism" and "communism"
as well, and I wonder if they included sourceforge.net in their
And this gem:
"Steganography is considered the third biggest threat to US
security after biological and chemical attack"
Considered by whom? Just how many people is steganography expected to
kill in the next decade? How does that compare with, say, hurricanes,
floods, and earthquakes? Or the road toll?
Why did the Financial Times print this crap?