How closed is Apple anyway? // Jerry Brito, over at The Technology Liberation Front, argues against Jonathan Zittrain & Co., saying that Apple is anti-tethering, at least when it comes to the Web. [H/T Jack Shafer]
Globe Genie // A fun Google Earth-based project by Joe McMichael at MIT. Maddow Web staffer Will Femia suggests turning off the map locator and making a game out of guessing your location from the various Google Earth street-level photos presented.
China Web hijacking shows Net at risk // Tech writer and consumer advocate, Bob Sullivan, discusses the report [PDF] released this week by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission that documents high-level cyber attacks by Chinese hackers.
20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web // Google’s Curious George-style take on “things you’ve always wanted to know about the web but were afraid to ask.”