outland88 - 8:05 pm on Sep 3, 2011 (gmt 0)
dozen content industry partners who together account for more than 75% of all URLs submitted in DMCA takedowns for Web Search.
That really sounds extremely suspicious to me. If you’re claiming twelve companies account for 75% of the DMCA filings should you even be listing, indexing, or dealing with those companies in the first place. Those companies must have millions of Adsense pages in the index to make such an extraordinary trade-off.
Google will never tackle spam, scrapers, or copyright infringement properly because it would threaten their profits which were built on stolen content and putting Adsense on it to begin with.
As for the 24 hour thingy Google sends you a form letter acknowledging they received your complaint in that time period. Its related more to show for Congress than anything else, if questions are asked. When they actually act on the DMCA and whether it complies with the spirit of the law is a whole different matter.
Bottom line is no company in the world has received more DMCA’s than Google and most of those reported pages will contain Adsense.