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New MPAA Report Blames Google, Search Engines for Piracy

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The report found that three-quarters of respondents admitted using search engines as a route to their plundered content and that 58% of searches were generic hunts without any pirate tinged keywords. The majority of queries (82%) came from Google. The report found that three-quarters of respondents admitted using search engines as a route to their plundered content and that 58% of searches were generic hunts without any pirate tinged keywords. The majority of queries (82%) came from Google. 0 Comments

SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

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SOPA and PIPA protests appear to have caused enough backlash to make Congress and Senate think twice about passing controversial legislation... at least during an election year. So why is a data retention bill on the calendar again? SOPA and PIPA protests appear to have caused enough backlash to make Congress and Senate think twice about passing controversial legislation... at least during an election year. So why is a data retention bill on the calendar again? 0 Comments

SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

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Rep. Lamar Smith promises to revive the SOPA bill in February. Here’s what has happened to date, who created the piracy problem, how SOPA affects marketers and website owners, where we are now, and how you can join the #StopSOPA movement. Rep. Lamar Smith promises to revive the SOPA bill in February. Here’s what has happened to date, who created the piracy problem, how SOPA affects marketers and website owners, where we are now, and how you can join the #StopSOPA movement. 0 Comments