Megaupload, the huge "file-sharing" site recently shut down by the US Government, had many users in the DOJ and the US Senate.
Justice for the Dept of Justice.... and a little bit of preferential treatment thrown in just to make them look worse.
In a similar 'you couldn't make it up' vein - Chinese spies used fake Facebook profile to friend NATO officials
From the same department...
The Alexa page for this site says:
Bloody illiterate lot, you!Based on internet averages, experienced-people.net is visited more frequently by males who have no college education and browse this site from home.
grynge (19 March 2012)
went to school and univeristy - never went to a college
work from home - so read it from there as well
That's nice, Clinton. I like to be different.
Bah! Alexa. I've had more arguments about that idiocy than I care to remember. Anyway, apart from the fact that it's biased towards users with the Alexa toolbar, it's also got quite a strong US bias - same as Quantcast et al. If your sites aren't aimed at an American audience or a webmastery-type, then the stats are not just misleading, they're downright annoying and damaging because they can put potential advertisers off your site.
Edit: PS - AlexaSucks.com is available.
aneil4lom (19 July 2012)
I'm actually a middle aged women who left school at 15 and I post to this forum from my iphone in the bus station when I'm on my way to work at Tesco.
TeamFreedom (19 March 2012)
I'll get done for libel if I suggest what some of the govt accounts were storing...
Thomas (11 April 2012)