Topic: rogue websites

Lawmakers Pressure Advertising Community to Stop Ad-Supported Rogue Sites

Industry needs to go beyond best practices

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. Firing off a letter Tuesday…

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…

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…

Mississippi Attorney General Presses Google to Address Charges of IP Violations

CEO Larry Page invited to June 18 meeting in Boston

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…

Wyden, Issa Offer Protect IP Alternative

Hill debate about how to combat digital piracy continues

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…