Do they have the Internet in the 23rd Century? How do they get their news? Do they send emails through subspace back to Earth? In TUC, Valeris says she heard "on the news" about Azetbur becoming the new chancellor. Was she looking at the Internet when she was supposed to be on duty? In McIntyre's novel, The Entropy Effect, Spock says he read up on Dr. Mordreaux when he knew the Enterprise would be tranporting the criminal. Did Spock just "Google" Mordreaux?