Google and Removed Links for Pirated Content

January 5, 2015

I read “Google Received 345 Million Pirate link Removal Requests in 2014.” In 2008, Google received 62 requests. In 2014, Google received requests to remove 345,169,134 links. As the article points out, that’s around a million links a day.

The notion of a vendor indexing “all” information is a specious one. More tricky is that one cannot find information if it is blocked from the public index. How will copyright owners find violators? Is there an index for Dark Net content?

My thought is that finding information today is more difficult than it was when I was in college. Sixty years of progress.

Stephen E Arnold, January 5, 2015


One Response to “Google and Removed Links for Pirated Content”

  1. source on January 8th, 2015 3:04 pm

    Great info. Lucky me I ran across your blog by
    accident (stumbleupon). I have book marked it for later!

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