umm... could it be due to this being the biz that akamai is in!!! ie, the serving up of content pages. this is also due to a far larger number of people having faster net connections via dsl/cable/broadband connections. peace... -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Anthony Baratta Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 12:13 PM To: evolt Subject: [thelist] Web Page Response Times.... Via SlashDot... Akamai and JupiterResearch Identify '4 Seconds' as the New Threshold of Acceptability for Retail Web Page Response Times http://www.akamai.com/html/about/press/releases/2006/press_110606.html -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !