In Piracy War, Google Seen as Unwilling Ally

July 2013
Variety;7/16/2013, Vol. 320 Issue 14, p46
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Web search engine of Internet industry company Google Inc. The impact on a change in the rankings of Websites by Google's search engine to give sites with higher complaints of copyright piracy lower ratings is discussed. Complaints by mass media industry firms and trade association that the change has been ineffective are considered. Google's statement that it denies Internet advertising revenue from its search engine to Websites engaged in copyright piracy is noted.


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