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Apache Today: Editor's Note: Serving the Political Web

Nov 02, 2000, 00:46 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Reichard)

"Now that we're entering the home streches of local and national elections, interest in individual candidates has picked up -- and, as a result, the Web sites run by candidates and parties are experienced greater prominence and higher traffic."

"Not surprisingly, the Apache Web server was in wide usage among candidates and parties -- in proportions that exceed the Internet as a whole. We spent some time using Netcraft to check out what sites were running what. Not surprisingly, the Apache Web server was in wide usage among candidates and parties -- in proportions that exceed the Internet as a whole. While we don't want to draw any political conclusions from the usage, it is interesting to note that the more rebellious the candidate -- on either end of the spectrum -- the more likely they were to use Apache."

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