Fastest Site on the Web: The IRS?
The fastest site on the internet is the IRS. If you doubt these claims, just go there…and see how fast your money disappears.
Performance monitoring service Gomez has released its annual list of major websites with the best overall responsiveness as measured by Gomez over the entire year 2009. Surprise winner: IRS.gov, a site that uses images sparingly and pushes off large documents to PDF format for downloading, rather than trying to serve them as Web pages.