Spying has a long a colorful history. It has been amped up to extraordinary levels today by the National Security Agency and other super-secret operations. But there's a price for all that capability.
A longtime advocate for the families of victims of Pan Am Flight 103, which was destroyed by a bomb over Lockerbie bomber, takes aim at an element of persistent conspiracy theories around the event.
Google and Microsoft will reprogram their search engines so that 100,000 potentially relevant terms will no longer yield links to illegal child porn images. Details for how this will roll out in the US are not clear yet.