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Topic: MPAA

Who Should Be Blamed for Facilitating Online Piracy?

New website tries to shift blame to content distributors

Are search engines really to blame for facilitating pirated movies and other media? The debate began anew this morning with data generated by piracydata.org, a new website from the Mercatus Center,…

Is Google Doing Enough to Combat Web Piracy?

Search engines to face scrutiny at House hearing

Search engines, especially Google, are likely to feel the heat later today when a House subcommittee holds a hearing reviewing the voluntary efforts by the Internet ecosystem to combat Internet…

Study: Internet Piracy Is 'Tenacious and Persistent'

Voluntary efforts have yet to reverse the trend

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. In January 2013, 432 million unique…

Google Positions Itself as a Leader in Fighting Web Piracy

Company has been taken to task for not doing enough to fight copyright issues

Google is going all-out to change any perception that it is soft on copyright infringement. In a new 25-page report released Tuesday, Google took great pains to describe its anti-piracy…

White House Pushes More Voluntary Actions to Protect IP

Enforcement czar reaches out to private sector for help

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…

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