10 Facts About Internet You'll Enjoy Knowing.

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The Internet was born forty years ago, in a lab on the school of California, Los Angeles. At present it wraps the complete planet and points in the everyday hobbies of greater than 1.5 billion men and women. Of course, it's easy to take the Internet for granted and forget that it's very much a work in growth. Here are some of the unknown information about Internet and its usage.

1. China has treatment camps for Internet addicts.

2. 30,000 web sites are hacked every day.

3. There's high speed Internet on the way up to Mount Everest.

4. When Montenegro became independent from Yugoslavia, its Internet domain name went from .yu to .me

5. Researchers are debating on adding Internet addiction to the list of mental disorders.

6. Over 100,000 new dot com domains are registered on the web every day.

7. 9 million adults in Britain have never used the Internet

8. 50% of Internet users will quit waiting for a video to load after 10 seconds.

9. China has more Internet users on mobile devices than on PCs

10. The "Fi" in "WiFi" doesn't mean anything. The creators just called it that because it rhymed with "HiFi



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