rogue websites

Lawmakers Pressure Advertising Community to Stop Ad-Supported Rogue Sites

Some lawmakers are growing impatient with the advertising community, which they believe hasn't done enough to stop ads from appearing on sites that steal copyrighted material.

Study: Internet Piracy Is ‘Tenacious and Persistent’

Despite the best efforts of Internet service providers, advertisers and ad networks to stop copyright infringement on the Internet, piracy is still a runaway train.

White House Pushes More Voluntary Actions to Protect IP

The White House intends to reach out to search engines, data storage services, and domain-name registrars to adopt a set of best practices for protecting U.S. intellectual property.The action item was one of many outlined in the Administration's 98-page annual report on IP enforcement.

Mississippi Attorney General Presses Google to Address Charges of IP Violations

Google searches often lead consumers to websites that sell fake drugs and other counterfeit goods, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood charged. Some of the offending sites, Hood said Thursday, are also advertising with Google.

Wyden, Issa Offer Protect IP Alternative

Hoping to stop the progress of bills under consideration in Congress that would put in place stricter laws to combat rogue websites, a bipartisan group of lawmakers offered a draft of an alternative bill on Thursday.