Despite Google's Protests, The MPAA Still Says Search Is A Pirate's Paradise

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    Despite Google's protests, the MPAA still says Search is a pirate's paradise | The Verge (click for full article)

    By Adi Robertson on September 18, 2013 03:32 pm

    -- The MPAA isn't buying Google's argument that search isn't keeping pirate sites in business, and now it says it has the data to prove it. Today, the organization published a report analyzing how people got to a series of infringing sites. According to its metrics, 19.2 percent of visits to the offending sites came through a search engine, with 82 percent of that search traffic coming from Google. And like the RIAA, the MPAA says Google's demotion of known pirates isn't doing anything to help the problem. But what's going on behind the numbers? And why does Google's own analysis differ so starkly?

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