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Q: Internet websites and security ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Internet websites and security
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: titanfeuer-ga
List Price: $35.00
Posted: 06 May 2006 13:17 PDT
Expires: 05 Jun 2006 13:17 PDT
Question ID: 726112
How many websites are there in the world and how is this broken down
geographically? How many of those websites require usernames /
paswords or other forms of logins?
Subject: Re: Internet websites and security
Answered By: belindalevez-ga on 06 May 2006 16:55 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Number of websites.

According to Netcraft?s April 2006 survey, there are now more than 80
million websites on the internet. This report includes a graph showing
how the number of websites has grown from 1995 to April 2006.
Source: Netcraft

Geographical breakdown.

Number of websites per 1,000 population.
This report has a table of figures for European countries, Canada, US,
Scandinavian countries, New Zealand, Australia, Korea, Japan and
Source: OECD, STI Scoreboard 2003 ?Communications Outlook 2003.

Number of websites for Turkey, Argentina, Mexico and Brazil in 2004.
Source: Internet Software Consortium.

Figures for Europe.
UK: 1635678 
Germany: 1512622 
France: 715570 
Italy: 372153 
Spain: 329572 
Netherlands: 261752 
Switzerland: 212205 
Sweden: 166869 
Denmark: 99477 
Norway: 97860 
Austria: 66719 
Finland: 45088 
Belgium: 45076 
Portugal: 15912 
Greece: 5432 
Luxembourg: 2664 
Iceland: 1359 
Source: jmccormac

Number of sites requiring log-in, registration, user name, password.

This survey found that 65% of websites asked for a user name and address.
Source: Current Research: Value exchange: The secret of building
customer relationships on line

More than 50% of online local newspapers require users to register.
Source: Registration? For What?,1759,1646213,00.asp

A survey of 751 popular EU and US based sites found that 75% ask for
some sort or personal information from users.
Source: EU and US web sites fail basic privacy standards

48% of online pharmacies ask for a user name and password to be registered.
Source: Surfing, self-medicating and safety: buying non-prescription
and complementary medicines via the internet

In 2004, 25% of online catalog companies require users to register,
for the other 75% registration was optional.
Source: Catalog Age. Eighth Annual Electronic Marketing Survey.

In 1999, 16% of catalog companies required users to register before purchasing.
Source: Catalog Age.

75% of users have left a site because it requires user registration.
Source: Should Your Site Require Registration? By Corey Rudl,4621,311674,00.html>

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titanfeuer-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
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