As a child of the 80's I'd also recommend you introduce him to Mr. Wizard and give him the fun side of it as well which I believe increases interest in the subject nicely. While he passed away, you are still able to order the shows from his website. http://www.mrwizardstudios.com/
Okay, I understand why they did it but what a wasted opportunity. Why not quietly add a hidden pixel on the website and semi secretly track all the ip's and timestamps of visitors to their site. Lots of information to glean from that....
Why not just have a simple white list requiring you to approve every website (temp/perm/block) that attempts to open? Yeah its annoying but its less annoying than pop up spam.
I guess they played too much FFXI and decided to make real Mithra to play with, lol.
It should be noted he's not the CIO of EMI, he's the President of Digital Business. http://www.paidcontent.org/entry/419-interview-douglas-merrill-president-emi-digital-business/ http://www.emigroup.com/Press/2008/press40.htm