Despite the malware warnings, The Beat has not been compromised. Thanks to everyone for all the emails and tweets! It’s all part of a false positive Google levied on adserver iSocket this morning. While big sites like TechCrunch and so on are now going on their merry way, until Google decides to turn our power back on, we’re helpless.

Which reminds us. Remember when Google seemed like a merry renegade info hacker? Now it’s just another faceless bureaucracy like the institutions it replaced. C’est la vie.


  1. Well, that’s a relief.

    For a moment I thought about asking The Beat to use protection. And after all this time and trust together, that would have been really awkward in our relationship.

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