I checked out of the hotel seven days ago having spent three days in Mumbai, I spent many hours meeting with people in the lobby of the hotel, I even found 20 minutes to swim in the pool. There was pretty decent security on the door, but obviously not enough.
If you want to know how the internet is changing how people handle these crises, then take a look at this site: Mumbai Help it's an amazing site, run by one of the people who have been helping LiveJournal get off the ground there, make some posts here if you wish, lj_india.
I wrote this article in The Scotsman to defend a member of the Cabinet. Let's see if it moves the polls..... Vote Labour!