Commercial Web sites are dominating Web traffic as more companies move
their operations online, but Uncle Sam is holding his own, says an article
in The Seattle Times' Tech Digest.
A dozen federal Web sites had more than 1 million visitors in April,
with the U.S. Treasury, home of the Internal Revenue Service, predictably
leading the pack, according to the story.
A study from online measurement firm Media Metrix suggest that people
make fewer, shorter visits to government sites than they do to general Web
After Treasury's IRS
pages, number two was FedWorld,
the clearinghouse that the Commerce Department launched in 1992 to allow
people to search for information at many federal Web sites and agencies.
The U.S. Postal Service clocked in at