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Google agrees to take action over pirate sites

News: 13th August 2012 by Louise Dodgson under Finance, Law & Music Business, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

Google have been criticised from many corners about their search results which quite often display many pages of links to illegitimate sites when you use the search engine to look for a specific artist or track.

The British Phonographic Industry have made it their mission in recent times to rally the internet giant into rethinking the way they display their results so as to no longer encourage traffic to pirate and torrent sites. And finally, it seems to have done the trick! Google have agreed to push results for illegal sources further down the list to allow legal services to feature more prominently. Read all about it via the links below...

Related Links

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/19229349

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/9421537/Simon-Cowell-and-Tinie-Tempah-attack-Google-over-piracy.html

http://members.theunsignedguide.com/news/1757


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google, bpi, british phonographic industry, music piracy, record labels, record companies, torrent sites

 

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