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Getting up to speed with the surfing figures

Despite smug, Luddite, I-told-you-so red-top press reports late last year about how people were deserting the net in droves, home Internet usage in the UK has actually risen by a third - and everybody, including the 3.2 million newbies, is staying online longer, according to the annual report on Internet usage, MMXI. This data raises the spectres of congestion and the lack of site names - which this column has in the past animadverted. But the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names ...

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