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    From the You Couldn't Make It Up Department

    Megaupload, the huge "file-sharing" site recently shut down by the US Government, had many users in the DOJ and the US Senate.

    Oh crap!
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    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

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    From the same department...

    The Alexa page for this site says:
    Based on internet averages, experienced-people.net is visited more frequently by males who have no college education and browse this site from home.
    Bloody illiterate lot, you!
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    pretty accurate
    went to school and univeristy - never went to a college
    work from home - so read it from there as well

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    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.


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    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJMcClure View Post
    I'm actually a middle aged women
    A blatant and obvious lie. No woman ever refers to herself as "middle-aged" until she gets a pension book - middle aged women are always ten years older than she is!

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    I'll get done for libel if I suggest what some of the govt accounts were storing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clinton View Post
    If it were the actual one and not a website I would have gone higher than the $20 it sold for.

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