Report: Google sends little traffic to pirate sites

Here’s something that just about all of us other than the copyright lobby and certain policymakers already know: People looking for pirated content don’t often use search engines to find it.The copyright industries have long targeted Google and other search engines for directing people to illicit copies of movies and music. But that’s not because search engines do a lot of the directing, it’s because they make for an easy target, according to a new report titled “The Search Fixation: Infringement, Search Results, and Online Content” by Matt Schruers of the Computer and Communications Industry Association, a group that advocates for open systems and fair competition.

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