Late last week Google announced a change to their algorithm to penalise copyright infringers in the search engine's results. The White House's Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, last night welcomed this move: On Friday, Google announced that it will incorporate valid copyright removal notices into its search algorithms, moving infringing sites … [Read more...] about Google’s Copyright Algorithm Change Welcomed By White House
The proposed legislation coming from the US to combat online piracy known as SOPA has not been popular among internet industry professionals or internet users. The debate surrounding the legislation heated up considerably in the runup to Christmas and there is now a planned "blackout" being organised by several high profile content providers. In a rather interesting and … [Read more...] about What Does The Whitehouse SOPA Statement Actually Mean?