When you visit a website, how much time does the site waste loading unessential data? Well, the folks at GTmetrix.com have a created an infographic to help answer this question. They based their graphic on data analyzed from the top 1,000 websites on the Internet.
It is one of the tools used by governments to filter out unwanted information and preventing the spread through the World Wide Web. It is a phenomenon of staggering proportions that affects over 25% of the global population.
Remember upgrading your 14.4 modem to a 56k one? Or when you first surfed the web on broadband? Here's a comparison of popular Internet connection speeds, and more traditional means you could use to move the data: