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Google Protects Surfers from Harmful Websites

In a move that has been long in coming Google has chosen to provide a safer environment for its patrons by blocking access to sites that appear to have malicious code. The genius, in my opinion, is they are not blocking the sites from appearing but offering a warning...

Hacker Sentenced Cinched by Searches

According to ZDNet, something interesting has occurred. A hacker taping into wireless internet connections and disrupting service has been sentenced to 15 months in prison, nearly $20,000 in restitution, and 3 years of supervised released. What makes this story...

Google Takes the Rap for the Tech Gang of 4

Earlier this week, the board of directors of a well trafficked grassroots online news-source decided to pull Google AdWords from their site. The decision was based on the outrage its members felt over what they perceive to be Google’s collaboration with Chinese...

Google Refuses Bush Admin Order to Turn Over User Data

Yesterday, the Bush Administration asked a federal judge to order Google to give the US Government access to approximately one week of recorded searches. The US Government says it needs the information to determine how often pornographic files are searched for and/or...

Identity Theft on the Rise – Scarier than Click Fraud

Many search industry observers see click fraud as the number one threat to the growth of the Internet economy. An even greater threat has emerged one that not only places the entire infrastructure of the Internet at risk, it also threatens non-Net users. Identity...