This one made me laugh neopoleon explains why he defines a new syndication format named ASS:

You see, I've heard that The Internet has been slowing down over the years because there's too much stuff on it. Everybody and his mamma has put up a "This is my big, dumb, drooling idiot dog" page, and The Internet is reaching its maximum storage capacity. In layman's terms (read: terms you'll understand (maybe)), the computer that The Internet runs on is running out of disk memory space, and it's because of all the stupid web pages that people have.