Microsoft routinely asks Google to remove links from its search engine for webpages that display or distribute copyrighted material. While a majority of these sites tend to be piracy sites and torrent-hosting domains, sometimes even innocent and legitimate sites get caught in the mix. The problem is that many of these copyright holders use automated systems to identify and inform Google and other sites of infringements. These automated tools are susceptible to errors, though, as Microsoft’s latest filing reveals. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.