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In death as in life, Michael Jackson continues to light up the Internet.

Millions of people around the world watched coverage of Jackson's memorial service on the Web, although the event appeared to fall well short of online viewership records.

Global Web traffic was at least 19 percent above normal, and as high as 33 percent above normal, during most of the star-studded memorial at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, California, according to Akamai Technologies, a Massachusetts-based firm that monitors Internet traffic. Read full article »

CNN's Stephanie Busari and Linnie Rawlinson contributed to this story.

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