For those of you who are interested, here are some statistics about the CIC that we've collected:
The main CIC server holds over 160 megabytes of HTMLs and images with several hundred megs of other files being kindly hosted by others. The CIC server transfers over 220 megs per day of its more than 5000 files (over 1000 of which are HTMLs) to its visitors. The CIC front page has now had well over one million hits from nearly 120 countries and at one point had over 10,000 different people in a day viewing its news. Speaking of news updates, there are now more than 2350. The most visited area of the CIC is the Chat Zone which now averages 2200 posts per month. The largest area of the CIC is the Ships Database which alone consists of 463 HTMLs and over 500 images. Aaaand... get this.. more than fifty people have reached the CIC by searching for "www.wcnews.com" in their preferred search engine!