License, registration and phone, please

by Andrea Shea King -- Imagine you're traveling on a roadway and you're pulled over by a uniformed patrolman because your tail light is out. The patrolman demands you hand over your license, more…

Feds closer to grabbing control of Internet

by Andrea Shea King -- Federal government moving closer to grabbing control of Internet.The noose around Internet freedom is getting tighter, and as always, the feds are using "national security" as the means more…

House rejects FCC Internet rules

by Andrea Shea King -- Whether the U.S. Senate will go along with House Joint Resolution 37 approved last week by the House of Representatives which would prevent the Federal Communications Commission from more…

Will Obama machine take over Facebook?

by Andrea Shea King -- Just ahead of the 2012 campaign to re-elect Barack Obama to another four-year term as president, former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is up for a senior more…

It's just not the same news anymore

by Andrea Shea King -- As I reported last week, newspapers are in trouble. Online news outlets are eating their lunch, in some cases cutting their print audience in half since the advent more…

The tsunami continues ...

by Andrea Shea King -- Japan's nuclear crisis has created a keen interest in radioactive fallout reaching the United States' West Coast. How "hot" or radioactive is it in the Los Angeles basin? more…

Social media: Faster than speeding tsunami

by Andrea Shea King -- Social networking on the Internet was crucial in helping survivors of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami communicate with each other and the rest of the world. According to more…

FBI tracks student with GPS device

by Andrea Shea King -- Last fall, a California student discovered a GPS tracking device on his car during an oil change, and posted photos of the device on Reddit. Then the FBI more…

White House making 'fake people' on Facebook?

by Andrea Shea King -- An alarming report by Sean Kerrigan via Patriot Network shows that the U.S. government is offering private intelligence companies contracts to create software to manage "fake people" on more…