MPAA takes aim At Google over piracy

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has released a report claiming that search engines are a significant contributor to piracy.

Contradicting Google recent claims that its moves to fight piracy are working, the MPAA concludes that 82 percent of search-derived traffic to the infringing sites it examined came via Google Search. Overall, it says, search engines influenced one in five of the sessions in which consumers accessed infringing TV or film content online between 2010 and 2012. This translates to over four billion visits per year.

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