Saturday, September 05, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook Dominates The Smartphone Apps Market
Toyota To Invest $50 million In Research Centers For Self-driving Cars
Report Reveals the Web's Shadiest Neighborhoods
Google Play Is Coming Back To China: report
Hackers Stole Data From Bugzilla
BlackBerry To Buy Rival Good Technology
GIGABYTE Z170X-UD5 Motherboard Is Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified
LG Bets On OLED's Success, Showcases Innovative Prototypes At IFA2015
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, August 11, 2012
Google to Penalize Pirate Sites


Google is changing its search results to emphasize the websites of repeat copyright offenders and make it easier to find legitimate providers of music, movies and other content.

Starting next week, Google will begin taking into account a new signal in its seaqrch rankings: the number of valid copyright removal notices the company receives for any given site. Google says that sites with high numbers of removal notices may appear lower in its results.

"This ranking change should help users find legitimate, quality sources of content more easily - whether it's a song previewed on NPR's music website, a TV show on Hulu or new music streamed from Spotify," Google said in a blog post.

Google says it receives and processes more copyright removal notices every day than the company did in all of 2009 - more than 4.3 million URLs in the last 30 days alone. The company will now be using this data as a signal in our search rankings.

Since only copyright holders know if something is authorized, Google said it would be removing any pages from search results unless it receives a valid copyright removal notice from the rights owner. The company will also continue to provide "counter-notice" tools so that those who believe their content has been wrongly removed can get it reinstated.

The move is a peace offering to Hollywood and the music recording labels. This year, Google joined other Silicon Valley heavyweights to help kill legislation that would have given government and content creators more power to shut down foreign websites that promote piracy.

The Recording Industry Association welcomed Google's move:

"This should result in improved rankings for the licensed music services that pay artists and deliver fans the music they love," said Cary Sherman, RIAA Chairman and CEO . "This change is an important step in the right direction - a step we've been urging Google to take for a long time - and we commend the company for its action."

The Re Picture Association of America issued a lukewarm response, saying it was "optimistic" the change would help steer consumers away from piracy.

"We will be watching this development closely - the devil is always in the details," MPAA senior executive president Michael O'Leary said in a statement.


Previous
Next
Barnes & Noble Cuts Prices Of NOOK Tablets        All News        Alliance Storage Technologies Brings High-Performance NAS Data Archiving Solution
Motorola To Slash 4,000 Jobs     General Computing News      FTC Approves Settlement With Facebook Over Privacy Issues

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Play Is Coming Back To China: report
Updated Google Street View App Has 360-degree Images
This Is Google's Redesigned Logo
Google Will Help You Find Your Plumber
Google Says Improving Quality Isn't Anti-competitive
Google Wants To Fight Cancer, Diabetes, And Other Serious Diseases
Google Releases 'OnHub' Wireless Router
Google Under Pressure To Reply to EU Antitrust Charges
Google To Operate Under New "Alphabet" Company, Pichai Becomes New CEO
Google Hangouts Get Simpler And Faster
LG, Google To Promote Mobile Payment System
Project Tango Tablet Coming to More Countries

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .