Government to review Google's anti-piracy promise - report

RHIAN JONES

The department for culture, media and sport (DCMS) is to review Google’s promise to punish sites proven to infringe copyright by pushing down their rankings in its search results.

The search giant made the pledge in August, but entertainment groups have since complained that top Google search results remain dominated by pirate sites.

Geoff Taylor, chief executive of the BPI, said: "Google said it would stop putting the worst pirate sites at the top of search results. Yet three ...

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