Details have begun emerging as to why were ordered by the FBI to shut down over 70,000 blogs on a free blogging platform called Blogetery. Latest rumours state that material on some of the blogs included messages from Osama Bin Laden, detatils of how to make bombs and explosives and lists of US citizens to be targeted for assassination by al Qaeda.

Google is being paid by the BBC to improve search engine rankings for various search terms - key words and keyphrases - and to ensure the news and entertainment corporation features highly for a range of issues and topics.

For the BBC to be paying for top positions in search engines appears to be troubling the commercial interests of other media.