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News Corp CEO urges Google to implement anti-piracy algorithms

News Corp's CEO has said that for a company with such advanced algorithms, it's.

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Published Mon, Jun 9 2014 8:08 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:16 PM CST

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is urging Google to bring in anti-piracy algorithms as default in its search results, according to a report.

News Corp CEO urges Google to implement anti-piracy algorithms | TweakTown.com

CEO of News Corp, Robert Thomson, has said that piracy is having an effect on the company's monopoly over Game of Thrones - as Australians are pirating the show as soon as it comes out instead of subscribing to subsidiary Foxtel.

Speaking with the Australian, Thomson said that for Google to have a "sophisticated algorithm that knows exactly where you are and what you're doing and maintains ignorance on piracy is an untenable contradiction."

"There's no doubt that search giants need to be held to account. It's obvious that it is illegal content or content accessed illegally," he added.

NEWS SOURCE:torrentfreak.com

Tamlin Magee is based in London. His name can be found around the web and in print, and he's mostly interested in the ways the rapid rate of technological development is affecting us and our surroundings.

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