November 15, 2001
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Danish media scholar Lisbeth Klastrup noticed some .mil and .gov visitors in her referrer logs after 9/11, and wondered whether the US government was watching her.

Checking a month of Eastgate's logs, I find that roughly 0.1% of our traffic comes from .gov and .mil respectively. That's about the same amount of traffic we see from Ireland and New Zealand.

The US government employs about 1.8M people. The work force of New Zealand is 1.8M people. The Irish workforce is nearly the same size. So it's probably just the effect of lots of people with diverse interests, and the effect of building a successful Web journal.