Google Changes Its Search Algorithm to Fight PiracyAdded: Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Google is going to introduce some changes in its search engine. They are supposed to make sure that some of the piracy services are less likely to appear in the results of searches for music, movies and other copyrighted material.
This is not the first time the search giant was going to change the way it targets piracy. Two years ago Google made the similar promise, which has since proved controversial. Entertainment industries were regularly claiming that Google did not follow through on that promise. Now the company says the results will be noticeable.
Google explained that it has now refined the signal in ways it expects to visibly affect the rankings of some of the illegal websites. However, the tech giant didn’t provide details on which websites were being demoted, or how it will affect their rankings. Apparently, the attribute showing how close to the top of its results a website appears when relevant keywords are searched.
In addition, the company claimed that it has been testing new ad formats which show links to legitimate digital music and video services when such keywords as “download”, “free” and “watch” are used; as well as removing terms from its autocomplete feature in the case when they “return results with many DMCA demoted websites”.
Google provided some statistics, saying that it had received just over 224 million takedown requests for search results last year, and the average time spent on dealing with them was less than 6 hours. The tech giant ultimately removed 222 million links, which means that only less than 1% was rejected or reinstated after review for various reasons: for example, because the company needed additional information, was unable to find the page, or came to a conclusion that the content was not infringing.
This was all about individual links to infringing content, but the latest change to Google’s search algorithm will focus on entire websites. The ones most likely to be affected are mentioned in Google’s online transparency report. The company ranked websites by the number of takedowns received: RapidGator, 4Shared and Dilandau were the most often mentioned last year – each of them accounted for over 7 million DMCA notices.
The BPI appeared the most active takedown-sender last year, submitting over 43 million notices to Google. The British anti-piracy outfit admitted that it would like to see other search engines, including Bing and Yahoo, follow the suit. The BPI is also pressing for Google to delist entirely websites that have been ruled against the law by the courts. They include portals blocked by British Internet service providers: The Pirate Bay, Kickass Torrents, H33T, Fenopy, and another 21 websites. However, Google may push back against this pressure from the British outfit, claiming that it would be inappropriate to remove entire websites instead of certain links.
Finally, the BPI demands Google to be faster at removing “pirate applications” from Android’s Google Play store.
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Monday, October 27th, 2014
|posted by (2014-10-27 12:40:00)|
|Dang this can t be good; what if other search engines are forced to follow google .|
So what proxy or V P N or newly invented work around this threat do we use ! ?
|this is a threat, warning this is a threat. Hope this promise will be broken again, tnx for the share|
|posted by (2014-10-27 19:45:00)|
|Could confuse and making it hard to all whom surf ride on the wave of next to millionaire deciphering algorithms for beginners or whom parking playing to have biz's...|
|posted by (2014-10-27 21:43:36)|
|Nature abhors a vacuum. If Google fails to suit the needs of the public a new search engine will pop up to fill it's place. Google, I know your listening!|
|So which VPN is the best to use now?|
|If Google changes its algorithm. Then we must change ours .|
Its easy as pumpking pie.
Just change our own internet usage algorithm and not use Google.
Other search engines will suit.
And its a bit too late as most of the internet has underground links that don't require Google.
|posted by (2014-10-28 02:34:53)|
|Google allows search by filetype. Just type in, say, "Avengers filetype:torrent" (without the quotes,) and you'll get links to Avengers movie & comic torrents. You can narrow that by using "Avengers+avi filetype:torrent" or you could go "Avengers filetype:avi". The feature doesn't work as well as it did a few years ago but it's still there.|
|posted by (2014-10-28 10:04:06)|
|BING ALL THE WAY...|
|posted by (2014-10-29 10:18:21)|
|Most ISPs will use DNS blocking to prevent access to certain sites and trust me this is what 90% ISPs will do. How this works is,|
when you applied for an Internet connection at the ISP, The have configured your computer to browse through their own Domain Name System (DNS) and made it the default way to access Internet Sites. When you access a blocked site on the ISP’s DNS, the request is nulled or redirected to a pre configured page like ‘This Webpage is Blocked’ etc.
The Solution to DNS Blocking.
Bypassing DNS Blocking is very easy and even a non-tech savvy user will be able to perform it. We will be using either of these 3 DNS OpenDNS/GoogleDNS/ComodoSecureDNS. Here is how its done,
These instructions are mainly crafted for Windows 7 but except the navigation to different parts, All the rest steps remain same.
Step 1. Open Network and Sharing Center (Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center).
Step 2. Click on Change Adapter Settings. Right click on your Main Adapter > Properties.
Step 3. Click on IPv4 or IPv6 according to your connection > Properties.
Step 4. Change the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS Server as follows for the respective DNSs.
For Google DNS:
Preferred DNS: 184.108.40.206
Alternate DNS: 220.127.116.11
For Open DNS:
Preferred DNS: 18.104.22.168
Alternate DNS: 22.214.171.124
For Comodo SecureDNS:
Preferred DNS: 126.96.36.199
Alternate DNS: 188.8.131.52
Step 5. Save the Changes.
That is it, Now just perform a (Optional) Reboot and DNS Flush. Run Command Prompt as Administrator and run the following commands.
ipconfig/flushdns followed by ipconfig/registerdns
|Surely nobody just googles a movie name? I thought we all kept the addresses in bookmarks, or will they be removing them from our desktops now?|
|posted by (2014-11-01 18:32:45)|
Let Google turn un-inters ting, and we all simply boycott it.
...and while God said let there be Light, and there was Light.
....the Pirates said let there be a New Search Engine, and there will be one, and the Engine will be Good......
|posted by (2014-11-02 17:07:21)|
|There's a thousand ways to get torrents and Google is not on my list.|
|posted by (2014-11-04 05:49:44)|
|Google was my search engine for 11yrs. On the advice of DarkmanDarker i changed to Bing , finds Torrent sites i thought were finished!!!! Who cares what the page looks like as long as it does the job. BING!!||
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