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Google slammed over piracy prevention

News: 21st December 2011 by Louise Dodgson under Finance, Law & Music Business, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry who represent record labels around the world have expressed their disappointment at unfilled promises made by Google a year ago regarding actions the internet giant planned to take towards the prevention of filesharing and piracy.

Amongst the suggestions put forward by the IFPI was that Google should invest in directing internet users to legal download sites but it seems actions that Google have agreed to take in the past year have not been implemented. Obviously, by getting Google to take action in this way the IFPI are hoping that this would set a precedent with other search engines to work in a similar way to protect copyrighted music. For the full story take a look at the links below...

Related Links

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/16274572

http://torrentfreak.com/ifpi-and-riaa-patronize-google-with-anti-piracy-report-card-111220/

http://www.ifpi.org/content/library/Google_update_111219.pdf


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google, music piracy, ifpi, international federation of phonographic industry, record labels, record companies, illegal download

 

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