Google search will be less welcoming to sites accused by copyright owners of piracy.
On the company's blog, Google outlined a new measure designed at penalizing sites that generate too many complaints from copyright owners.
"We will begin taking into account a new signal in our rankings: the number of valid copyright removal notices we receive for any given site," Google said in the blog post. "Sites with high numbers of removal notices may appear lower in our results."
This appears to be among the most significant antipiracy measures Google has ever adopted. The company'… Read more