73,000 blogs disappear in an instant

by Andrea Shea King -- Poof! 73,000 blogsites gone in an instant. The U.S. government is cracking down on Internet piracy and counterfeiting, acting against nine web portals suspected of streaming first-run movies. more…

Web-heads strike back against government regulation

by Andrea Shea King -- An Army of Davids led by the Drudge Report, bloggers and free-speech activists roared mightily, causing the Transportation Security Administration to rescind a new policy that would have more…

Is Google becoming a god?

by Andrea Shea King -- Google founder Eric Schmidt Many of you might agree with tech writer Shane Richmond's assessment that though Google can seem like a technological octopus, "its tentacles scrabbling in more…

Internet gushes with info on Gulf oil spill

by Andrea Shea King -- Scientists are saying between 35,000 and 50,000 barrels of oil are spewing daily as a breached well has been gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico nonstop for more…

Leaked docs lead to reports of federal manhunt

by Andrea Shea King -- Julian Assange The bizarre case of WikiLeaks and its editor in chief is getting weirder. In last week's Surfin' Safari, I reported that American officials were on the more…

Welcome to 1984: CYBERCOM is online

by Andrea Shea King -- The U.S. Cyber Command is now in operation. What is it and what is its purpose? CYBERCOM comprises personnel from the National Security Agency, Army, Navy, Marines, Air more…

Is Google becoming new Big Brother?

by Andrea Shea King -- Are you concerned about Google security? Welcome to the fold. Google's ambitions of becoming an enterprise productivity suite powerhouse has a hurdle to overcome: security issues. The challenge? more…