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  1. New MPAA Report Blames Google, Search Engines for Piracy

    Each of the politicians said that search companies should do more to protect copyright interests, and that they aid piracy without paying any penalties. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has completed a study of online piracy and...

  2. Google, Top Ad Networks Team With White House to Fight Piracy, Counterfeiting

    Google, arguably the most important internet ad broker, said the "Best Practices for Ad Networks to Address Piracy and Counterfeiting" would "maintain and post policies prohibiting websites that are principally dedicated to selling counterfeit...

  3. Google Accused of Being Too Slow to Derank Pirate Websites

    Google has been accused of not deranking so-called "piracy" websites as it promised to do. Google had said that it would not return "piracy" websites in its search results as an attempt to see off alleged assaults on the media cartels' most-holy...

  4. Google Sued by Germany’s Former First Lady for Prostitution-Related Search Suggestions

    In piracy cases, companies are offered protection by Google by way of making infringing content less accessible. We will prevent terms that are closely associated with piracy from appearing in Autocomplete.

  5. Google Failing on Piracy, Claims RIAA, Hollywood Agent

    Google is routinely directing people to unlawful sources of content," said RIAA's executive vice president of anti-piracy Brad Buckles. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is urging Google to make some changes to their copyright...

  6. YouTube-Viacom Copyright Lawsuit Resurrected by Appeals Court Ruling

    It was thought that YouTube won its case against Viacom in 2010, when courts ruled that YouTube's efforts to stop piracy were in compliance with the safe harbor provisions. Court of Appeals has resurrected Viacom's $1 billion copyright infringement...

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

    Siwek for the Institute for Policy Innovation, The True Cost of Copyright Industry Piracy to the U.S. The Committee will continue work with copyright owners, Internet companies, financial institutions to develop proposals that combat online piracy...

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

    Although fighting online piracy is important, copyright holders alreadycan remove infringing material from the web under the DMCA notice-and-takedown procedure. Could anti-piracy legislation be a new instrument for black hat SEO’s to commit sabotage?

  9. Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

    But tomorrow, millions of people visiting Google’s home page will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act. Over the weekend, Google also responded to tweets...

  10. Did Senator Wyden Save The Internet?

    Each year, online piracy and the sale of counterfeit goods cost American businesses billions of dollars and result in hundreds of thousands of lost jobs," said Leahy, the Tech, the MIT newspaper reported.