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Internet uses more power?

2001-01-17 15:34:38+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

A Salon article debunking the "Internet uses more power" myth, that power consumption through the '90s grew at a lower rate than previous decades, well below the economy, and I'm not completely sure 'cause they don't present enough numbers, but pretty close to population growth. Doesn't mean we're not getting more efficient in other areas to make up for the increased computer use, but it's another example of where the irrational extremist environmentalists are killing credibility for the ones with real points.

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:57+00 by: whump

Um, those weren't "extremist environmentalists" but a couple of paid flacks for the generators responsible for that hokum.

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:57+00 by: Dan Lyke

Some of them are, but the ones I see irresponsibly repeating and publicizing that myth...