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Bad Neighborhoods Are Common On The Internet
2013-03-18 09:38:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Giovane Cesar Moreira Moura, a researcher in Holland, believes the Internet and the real world have something in common: Both have certain areas where crime is prevalent. After scanning the traffic of more than 42,000 Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Moura found that nearly 50 percent of the world´s junk mail originates from only 20 different ISPs. Moreover, these ISPs are located in different areas of the world which...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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