Search Engines Are Slammed for Encouraging PiracyAdded: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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The entertainment industry has accused search engine providers for doing not enough to prevent people from finding pirated content on the Internet. It claims that over 50% of people looking at copyright infringing material used search terms which suggested innocent intent.
The MPAA said that almost 60% of the search queries users enter before accessing infringing material contained generic of title-specific keywords only. In other words, users weren’t necessarily seeking to find pirated content when they began a search – instead of searching for a phrase which would imply a search for illegal content, like “torrent” or “free download”, users only entered the name of the movie and were served up links to illicit material.
The industry insists that search engines remain the most popular way users access illegal content: 3/4 of the respondents admitted to using a search engine to discover pirated content or navigate around domains with infringing material. At the same time, the report shows that only 20% of users access pirated content via search engines, while 35% come from linking services. The rest come from the “other” sources.
In response, Google repeats that it can’t be held liable for people’s decisions to access illegal content like movies and TV shows. But the MPAA still charges the anti-piracy methods of the search giant with being ineffective. The industry claimed that Google’s plan to “demote” the search ranking of websites supporting piracy, enacted a year ago, actually left referrals to those websites flat. However, the Internet Association argues that the industry was blaming the Internet and technology for its problems, because in reality, the worldwide web is empowering content creators and consumers to access more legitimate material than ever before.
The search giants declined to comment at first, but the recent anti-piracy report revealed that Google laid out exactly how it decides to demote and remove infringing websites. The company used the number of valid copyright removal notices as a signal for ranking purposes, but never removed pages from results until receiving a specific removal request. Google explained that even for the sites with the highest numbers of notices, the number of noticed pages was just a tiny fraction of the total number of pages on the website. This is why it would have been inappropriate to take down entire sites.
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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
|posted by (2013-10-01 18:18:50)|
|When the world wide web was created, they created everything else that came alone with it. So with that being said, they created piracy; not us.|
|If search engine stops removes piracy website.. then their traffic will decrease as well as there profit..!! thats they wont do it..!! either if they do it..!! user will find some another way to search it...!! or may be a new website emerges for specially pirated contents..!!|
|posted by (2013-10-01 18:44:49)|
|lol i allway sue download and free|
|posted by (2013-10-01 19:36:14)|
|I allways use google if its not on ET, It may claim to be refining its searches to oblige the anti piracy outfits, but i get goos hits every time.|
Thease guys will eventualy break the internet, freedom and free $*#t for all!
|Nothing to do with Google, If the entertainment Industry want to stop It, then surely that Is down to them to find a way of stopping It. If a shop Is selling Copied ''brand names'' then they close down the shop not the whole street!|
|c'est joli à voir|
|Nothing will stop the Internet community to search and download pirated content . And that my friend is an awesome news for a guy like me that loves to download movies and tv shows from sites like Extratorrent and TPB .Long live Torrent Community|
|Internet + Piracy = FUN||
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