20 September 2013

MPAA Cry Babies Say Google Fosters Piracy, Facts Show Otherwise

 MPAA is the Motion Picture Association of America, always crying about "piracy" instead of fixing the problem of access which is Hollywood's fault --

MPAA Says Google Fosters Piracy, Because Why Wouldn't It | Threat Level | Wired.comComment excerpt--"...So of the roughly 1.1 trillion searches from Google alone that occur in a year, somewhere less than 4 billion of those wind up in hits to infringing sites. That means less than zero-point-three-seven percent (< 0.37%) of Google searches result in the user clicking on a piracy website. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say Google is "working as intended."..."

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