Originally posted on: 2006-09-04

Original location: http://blog.chrisheath.us/2006/09/04/154

Crikey! Crocodile Hunter news devours bandwidth
News that Australia's own crocodile hunter Steve Irwin has died had Web site traffic in overdrive today with many news sites operating on low bandwidth mode due to high traffic. The spike spread across a number of news sites as Internet users were unsure if the sad news was a possible hoax.
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