Google To Filter Content Piracy Terms From Autocomplete

The Public Policy blog at Google outlined their new moves to protect copyrights including "prevent terms that are closely associated with piracy from appearing in Autocomplete."

The post titled "Making Copyright Work Better" also stated changes would be made to improving reported copyright infringement takedown times - to 24 hours where possible; better Adsense anti-piracy reviews, and experiment making authorized preview content more readily accessible in the search results.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.