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Infringement Copyright

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

    Online infringement diminishes our economic competitiveness and costs us jobs. Each of the politicians said that search companies should do more to protect copyright interests, and that they aid piracy without paying any penalties.

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

    It's been our experience that a notice-and-takedown mechanism like the one envisioned by these Best Practices can be an effective means to address online infringement," Humphries said. An appropriate notice-and-takedown system - that requires...

  3. Google News Snippets, YouTube Embedded Videos Face Legal Challenges in Germany

    Because an embedded video is simply a link to content on another site, there is no copyright infringement. Webmasters will need to be much more careful about quoting content from online German publications if a new online copyright law comes into...

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

    DCMS has been central to the roundtable discussions about the online infringement of copyright. This is part of a wider campaign to tackle online infringement, which includes working together with payment facilitators (such as credit card companies...

  5. AOL Puts Entire Original Video Library on 22 Monetized YouTube Channels

    The only bigger news would be if Viacom International announced that it was dropping its suit against YouTube for copyright infringement and would be putting all of Viacom's programming, including “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “The Daily Show”, on...

  6. Google: Sites With More DMCA Takedown Requests Will Rank Lower in Search Results

    The BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor said it was a good first step in the ongoing battle against copyright infringement and that it would be assessing the impact of the change overtime. Google has announced an update to its search ranking algorithm...

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

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is urging Google to make some changes to their copyright infringement report system. In a blog post, the RIAA bemoans Google's polices dealing with copyright infringement takedown requests.

  8. Google Not Responsible for Policing YouTube Content: French Court

    TF1 sued YouTube and Dailymotion back in 2008 for intellectual property abuse, seeking damages for alleged copyright infringement on sports and movies that were uploaded to YouTube by users. YouTube is still responsible for removing content in...

  9. Google Copyright URL Removal Requests Top 1.2 Million

    Google receives more than 250,000 requests to take down URLs accused of copyright infringement each week. This month alone, Microsoft has requested a total of 543,378 URLs to be taken down over fears of copyright infringement.