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Google Challenges U.S. National Security Letter in Court

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Google is fighting a National Security Letter (NSL) issued by the U.S. government. A court filings revealed Google's opposition to handing over users' data. Google is one of the first communications companies to fight an NSL, according to the EFF. Google is fighting a National Security Letter (NSL) issued by the U.S. government. A court filings revealed Google's opposition to handing over users' data. Google is one of the first communications companies to fight an NSL, according to the EFF. 0 Comments

SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

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SOPA and PIPA protests appear to have caused enough backlash to make Congress and Senate think twice about passing controversial legislation... at least during an election year. So why is a data retention bill on the calendar again? SOPA and PIPA protests appear to have caused enough backlash to make Congress and Senate think twice about passing controversial legislation... at least during an election year. So why is a data retention bill on the calendar again? 0 Comments

LookSmart To Buy WiseNut

LookSmart announced last month its intention to purchase the WiseNut search engine, which it hopes will turn LookSmart into an all-in-one solution for portals, internet service providers and others who need a search solution. LookSmart announced last month its intention to purchase the WiseNut search engine, which it hopes will turn LookSmart into an all-in-one solution for portals, internet service providers and others who need a search solution. 0 Comments

Google Ousts Overture At Earthlink, Begins Ad Distribution

Google has begun serving up search results to users of the Earthlink web site, taking over a partnership previously held by Overture and marking the first move to distribute its paid listings outside the Google web site. Google has begun serving up search results to users of the Earthlink web site, taking over a partnership previously held by Overture and marking the first move to distribute its paid listings outside the Google web site. 0 Comments

The 404 Effects of 9/11

Watchdog groups are tracking web sites that have shut down or have removed content in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Watchdog groups are tracking web sites that have shut down or have removed content in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks. 0 Comments