Copyright holders proceed to flood Google with DMCA takedown requests, asking the corporate to take away pirate hyperlinks from its search results. In current years the variety of reported URLs has exploded, surging to unprecedented heights. Since Google first began to report the quantity of takedown requests in its Transparency Report, the corporate has been… Citeste Mai Mult »
After seizing a quantity of servers operated by standard non-public music tracker What.cd, final November French police went after a a lot greater target. Boasting thousands and thousands of standard guests, Zone-Telechargement (Zone-Download) was ranked the eleventh most-visited web site in the entire of the nation. The positioning provided direct downloads of all kinds of… Citeste Mai Mult »
Once upon a time, folks complaining about piracy would level to the lots of of piracy websites across the Web. Lately, criticism is simply as prone to be leveled at Google-owned services. YouTube, particularly, has are available for intense criticism, with the music trade complaining of exploitation of the DMCA with a view to acquire… Citeste Mai Mult »
In the present local weather, creators and distributors are pressured to play a large sport of whac-a-mole to restrict the unlicensed unfold of their content material on the Internet. After sending a quantity of billion of those notices, persistence is carrying skinny, so a model new plan is starting to emerge. Reasonably than taking down… Citeste Mai Mult »
It’s no secret that copyright holders are trying to take down as much pirated content as they can, but targeting open source software is not something we see every day. Paramount Pictures recently sent a DMCA takedown to Google, listing a copy of the popular operating system Ubuntu. An honest mistake, perhaps, but a worrying one.
Warner Bros. is vigorously trying to prevent pirated content from showing up in search results, but in doing so the movie studio has shot itself in the foot. Recently, Warner asked Google to take down several of its own pages, claiming that they are copyright-infringing.
Apple, Google și Microsoft, are in an ideal position to deter piracy, according to a new report published by Black Market Watch and the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime. The controversial report opts for voluntary or mandatory blocking of pirated content on the operating system level.
Google and Bing are not required to automatically filter “torrent” related searches to prevent piracy, the High Court of Paris has decided. The filter, requested by the local music industry group SNEP, would be too broad, ineffective, and target legitimate content as well.
Google published an update to its anti-piracy practices report this week and it was immediately discredited by the record labels who say the company needs to do much more. That’s no surprise, but one has to wonder how much patience Google has left and how long it intends to pander to its critics.
Google released an updated overview of its anti-piracy efforts today. The company notes that many pirate sites have lost the vast majority of their search traffic due to its downranking efforts. Cu toate acestea, Google stresses that it won’t remove entire domain names from its search results, as this could lead to overbroad censorship.