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Google touts progress in fight against piracy


  • Tech News
  • Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018

Since 2012, Google has terminated more than 13,000 AdSense accounts and ejected more than 100,000 sites from its AdSense program for violations of policy on copyrighted material, according to the report. — AFP

Since 2012, Google has terminated more than 13,000 AdSense accounts and ejected more than 100,000 sites from its AdSense program for violations of policy on copyrighted material, according to the report. — AFP

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said it is making strides in helping Internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content. 

A 64-page report released by Google claimed progress in the war on piracy, but also noted a new battlefront in the form of “add-on” software that can be installed on legitimate open-source media players such as the Kodi box to illicitly stream copyrighted content. 

   

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