Google Slow To Sink Music Pirates, RIAA Says

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 2:16 PM ET) -- The Recording Industry Association of America said Thursday that websites offering pirated music still appear on the first page of Google Inc.'s search results, despite the company's promise to "demote" sites accused of copyright infringement to a lower position in search results.

Google said in August that sites for which it receives a large number of copyright removal notices would be demoted in order to encourage people to visit sites offering legitimate content. However, the RIAA said in a report that searches for the top 50...
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