Surprising map of the Internet shows tiny U.S. and huge mystery island
March 10, 2016 - Uncategorized
If you judged each country based on how many websites used their two-letter Internet domain code, like Canada’s .ca or India’s .in, the U.S. would pale in comparison to the might of the United Kingdom, Germany and China.
Nominet, the official registry for UK domain names, created a map of the world that bases country size on how many websites use those two-letter domains. (For example, the French version of Google is google.fr, so that counts as a website in France.)
But what is that island east of Asia and Australia? That’s the New Zealand island territory Tokelau, racking up an impressive 30 million domain registrations. Read more…