The public getting in touch with aliens soon?

If that was true:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2453700/Aliens-exist,-but-NASA-covers-them-up-says-astronaut.html

Then another article comes in later in the day:
http://www.internetevolution.com/author.asp?sectionid=562&docid=159862&

Precursor to a more "formal" first contact? Hey aliens -- since you'll connect with the internet using IP, I invite you to connect with me on Facebook!