Craigslist has sued South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster, asking for a restraining order and declatory relief, after the AG ordered the company to remove any web site dedicated to South Carolina which “contains…functions allowing for the solicitation of prostitution” within 10 days. McMaster threatened Craigslist management with “criminal investigation and prosecution” if the company doesn’t comply.
“I have always thought we needed to index the web every second to allow real time search. At first, my team laughed and did not believe me. Now they know they have to do it. Not everybody needs sub-second indexing, but people are getting pretty excited about real time.” — Google co-founder Larry Page, on Twitter
Google opens new $600 million data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa (Des Moines Register)
Microsoft to introduce new search engine (Wall Street Journal)