Facebook Co-Founder Turns to Altruistic Social Networking Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has created a new social network called Jumo, aimed at connecting charities with global organizations and individuals. The network will establish connections between people in need and organizations that can help them, as well as connect charities with possible donors. Currently, Jumo has 3,500 global users. Google Confesses to Trespassing After a two-year court battle with Aaron and Christine Boring of Pennsylvania, Google has finally admitted to illegally trespassing on the family’s property to acquire data for their Street View service. The Boring may not be excited to find out that Google has agreed to pay the couple $1. Google Pledges Better Copyright Protection Measures In a blog post on Thursday, Google announced new measures it will take to restrict online copyright infringement. The new measures Google lists in their post include:
- Acting on reliable copyright takedown requests within 24 hours.
- Preventing terms that are closely associated with piracy from appearing in Autocomplete.
- Improving our AdSense anti-piracy review.
- Trying new methods to make authorized preview content more readily accessible in search results.