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British RIAA Asks Google to Pull Search Listings of Pirate Sites

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Msg#: 4156208 posted 6:56 pm on Jun 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

According to cnet Britain's RIAA has asked Google to pull listings for sites that are known to distribute pirated music.

"We have identified the following links that are available via Google's search engine," the BPI wrote to Google in a June 11 letter, a copy of which was obtained by the blog Chillingeffects.org. "[BPI leaders] request the following links be removed as soon as possible as they directly link to sound recordings owned by our members."

Full Article [news.cnet.com]



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Msg#: 4156208 posted 1:04 am on Jun 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

It will be interesting to see Google's response on this one. As long as the pattern of regular intellectual property violations can be established, it does sound like a legitimate request to me.

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