The US intelligence community has its own classified, highly secure Internet. It's called Intelink, and consists of portals, chat rooms, message boards, search engines, webmail, and tons of servers. Every soldier has an account, and each unit has its own virtual workspace. How about more extensive use of blogs? If intelligence organizations built a collaborative environment through blogs, they could quickly identify credible sources, develop a deep backfield of contributing analysts, and engage the world as a whole.