China to search engines: links considered harmful

The Chinese government has apparently made a New Year’s resolution to crack down even harder on “vulgarity” on the web, sending warning shots to nineteen sites including the two most popular search engines in China:  Baidu and Google.  Officials said that the sites had not done enough or acted quickly enough to prevent banned content […]

Banned Emoticon Gets No <3

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Lake Superior State University has issued its 34th annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. Nominations for the list come from the general public, through the university’s website. The targets are generally “pet peeves from everyday speech, as well […]

Ratings for Websites?

By Miss Cellania Contributing Writer, [GAS] Andy Burnham is the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in England. He is also concerned about what his children see on the internet. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Andy Burnham says he believes that new standards of decency need to be applied to the […]