Tweeting turns government censorship on its head

by Andrea Shea King -- When major media outlets ignored the civil unrest in the North African country of Tunisia, protesters turned to the Internet – blogs, Facebook, Twitter, WikiLeaks documents, YouTube and more…

How that new gizmo may be used against you

by Andrea Shea King -- This must read PDF document by McAfee contains a crystal-ball look into threats in the cybersphere and on our computers and digital devices. The table of contents includes more…

Obama has to defy Congress to regulate Internet

by Andrea Shea King -- Welcome to Net Neutrality – the new reality. They did it. Despite congressional action that forbade it, a federal appeals court that said they couldn't and public opinion more…

Big Brother in the palm of your hand

by Andrea Shea King -- One of the methods used by communist regimes to control its citizenry is through the use of "block informers," neighborhood "observers" who spy and report others' activities to more…

WikiLeaks data now on 1,800 sites

by Andrea Shea King -- In last week's Surfin' Safari, I reported that the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks could be transformed from a handful of volunteers to a global movement. One week later, there more…

Anti-American hackers ready to defend WikiLeaks?

by Andrea Shea King -- In a news update from WikiLeaks' Twitter account, wlcentral, an "unofficial WikiLeaks information resource" reported that Evgeny Morozov cautioned in The Financial Times that the U.S. backlash against more…

Airport security: The new Checkpoint Charlie?

by Andrea Shea King -- Two major stories impact the Internet this week: the use of blogs and social networks to galvanize air travelers protesting the TSA's "grope and scan" procedures, and the more…