Only one in 40 e-mails is NOT spam

Microsoft has revealed that almost all e-mails sent today are spam – though the figure fell slightly with the disconnection of a hosting provider which numbered a major spam network among its customers. The figures only relate to e-mails sent to customers of the Microsoft Forefront Online Security for Exchange service (FOSE) rather than the […]

AP Eats Itself

The Associated Press is seriously trying to corner the market in news, and making sure that no one sees it. AP is going after anyone and everyone that uses content they’ve sucked up from their affiliates -and that includes their affiliates! WTNQ-FM received a cease-and-desist notice from AP for embedding a video from the AP’s […]

Facebook books 200 millionth face

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Today Mark Zuckerberg, the lucky stiff visionary entrepreneur who started Facebook, announced that his social media brainchild will log its 200 millionth user today. That’s a lot of people.  As stated in the accompanying video, a country of 200 million would be the fifth most populous in the […]

The Celebrity Twitter Diet

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] One thing I’ve noticed about Twitter is that a lot of people seem very interested in letting the world know what they’re eating. And thanks to the new obsession with celebrity tweeting, I can now have the inside scoop on what Ryan Seacrest, MC Hammer, and Steve Jobs had […]

Amoral, E-Moral, or iMoral?

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Before reading an article in the Telegraph this morning that warns that we’re breeding a generation of computer hackers, I had never heard the term “e-morals,” and now I kind of hope I don’t again. The practice of putting an “e” in front of any word is nearly as […]

Is this the world’s unluckiest porn viewer?

Richard Timney, like many other men, enjoys adult entertainment. Unfortunately for him, circumstances have conspired to expose his viewing pleasures in a spectacularly public fashion. Timney lives in the United Kingdom and subscribes to the (in this case inappropriately named) Virgin Cable service. He has a combined package for television, telephone and internet services. So […]

YouTube blocked in China

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Expanding on its campaign against Internet content that is Illegal and Harmful, the Chinese government’s gatekeepers of the Web have now blocked YouTube. While many around the globe might agree that much of what you find on YouTube may be harmful to the brain, this move by China seems to focus […]