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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
By: Tamlin Magee | Internet & Websites News | Posted: Jun 10, 2014 1:08 am

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




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.


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