Can Linux Adoption Ever be Accurately Gauged?
Jul 10, 2007, 07:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)
"The last factor to consider here are the botnets (zombie PCs)
that travel the World Wide Web. It's a relentless Web journey and
this happens without the awareness of the rightful owner of the
computer. This troublesome phenomenon means that large levels of
Web traffic is devoured in a very wasteful fashion. It does not
accurately reflect human consumption of information. Botnets act to
'pollute' log data and therefore tweak statistics."