On balance, secrecy is bad. More often than not, dragging things into the sunshine has a curative effect, even when we'd rather not look too closely at what we're revealing.

I suspect that's true of the videos and photographs from Abu Ghraib prison, but I'm quite sure it's true of the downright offensive web sites unmasked in the recent report by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. As we report on Page 35 of this issue, a new Wiesenthal study--Digital Terrorism & Hate 2004--warns educators of the toxic web sites purveying anger and lies. Some of


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