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Internet 2009 in numbers

Internet 2009 in numbers
What happened with the Internet in 2009? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many more. Prepare for information overload, but in a good way. We have used a wide variety of sources from around the Web. Enjoy! Email 90 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2009.247 billion – Average number of email messages per day.1.4 billion – The number of email users worldwide.100 million – New email users since the year before.81% – The percentage of emails that were spam.92% – Peak spam levels late in the year.24% – Increase in spam since last year.200 billion – The number of spam emails per day (assuming 81% are spam). Websites 234 million – The number of websites as of December 2009.47 million – Added websites in 2009. Web servers Domain names Internet users Social media Images Videos Web browsers Malicious software Data sources: Website and web server stats from Netcraft.

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The Number Resource Organization NRO Extended Allocation and Assignment Reports The file delegated-extended contains a daily updated report of the distribution of Internet number resources. The resources reported are: IPv4 address ranges (IPv4)IPv6 address ranges (IPv6)Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) These reports are produced as part of a joint Regional Internet Registry (RIR) project to provide consistent and accessible Internet number resource statistics to the global community. It is hoped these reports will lead to increased research and analysis of the global use of Internet number resources.

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