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Two months ago the RIAA and IFPI accused Google of massively profiting from piracy and obstructing efforts of rightsholders to reduce the availability of illegal content.

Thus far, this row between Google and the entertainment industries has largely taken place behind closed doors, but a confidential document circulating among music industry executives shows that a lawsuit is also being considered.
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In other words, IFPI accuses Google of antitrust practices by failing to censor its search results in favor of the music industry. Strong words, and quite unprecedented if a lawsuit does indeed get filed.

A “Voluntary Code of Practice” suggested by the entertainment industries last month revealed that the IFPI and RIAA want all search engines to de-list popular file-sharing sites such as The Pirate Bay, and give higher ranking to ‘legal’ alternatives.

Today we learned that if Google doesn’t give in to these demands, an unprecedented lawsuit may follow.

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I am in no way advertising or advocating piracy but this would be an epic and unprecedented lawsuit that would have massive ramifications. They are trying to censor the internet in an attempt to prevent piracy much like other countries do.
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I would hope that Google wouldn't bow down, fight the good fight and establish precedent.
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Please sue google! then let google's lawyers Thrash the music industry so bad they go away for ever!.
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If you're going to sue Newzbin, why not Google?
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warning to music industry, dont poke the bear
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I dare them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mnkeyprince View Post

warning to music industry, dont poke the bear

A good statement, but an understatement, Google is MASSIVE.
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.. I guess I did see that coming after with all the SOPA chaos.

 

Come to think of it, if Google forced to remove pirates link.... how will the Music Industry would be able to discover more pirate websites. lol

     
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For once I'm actually glad that Google is such a powerful company...

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Originally Posted by mnkeyprince View Post

warning to music industry, dont poke the bear

hope google dosnt bow down, if i type in pirate bay on the search bar, i want to see pirate bay.se as the result

it isnt about whats right, its about typing in what you want and getting the results you want, not some other websites you dont care about
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