Country tagged articles

2Dec

The Demographics of Digg

US, Los Angeles, Firefox, Windows lead the way

This week Modern Life was the grateful recipient of the 100,000th Digg user since the site was established – a number accrued over 9 front page stories and 6 months. That’s a lot by any measure, and Digg.com thus far has been the largest referrer to ML. With Digg.com being touted as a possible acquisition target, and with a purported value of $150 million, just what (or who) exactly are potential investors buying in to? [read more...]


26Jul

Anatomy of comment spam

From where does it come?

f you have a blog, or website of your own and you have some degree of interactivity with your visitors (such as comments), then you've no doubt experienced the scourge of spam on your pages. Comment spam is now an intrinsic tool in the blackhat marketer's repertoire, and can give an edge in competitive markets. But where on earth does it come from? [read more...]


12Jul

Ip Assignment, Per Capita

The IP rich list - as decided by ARIN, RIPE, et al.

Under IPv4 there are 4,294,967,296 possible IP addresses - each of which may be assigned to a device or computer on the internet. 4 billion addresses equates to slightly less that two thirds of an IP address per person on the planet. As you may imagine, the IP addresses are not distributed evenly around the world - they are assigned to individual countries by Regional Internet Registries such as ARIN and RIPE. We take a look at how that information breaks down per person in each country. [read more...]