So-called anti-piracy company Digimarc is once again under fire for filing faulty DMCA notices. Recently, they tried to take down WordPress.com.
Today, we are pleased to announce that you can now follow us on Google Plus.
The CRTC consultation has seen proposals for Internet censorship. Canadians, however, are pushing back against this idea.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has gained support from what might be considered by some as an unexpected source: Google. The search engine giant has announced in their policy blog that they have come out in support of the controversial agreement.
The NSA surveillance scandal doesn’t appear to be ending any time soon. Now, if Google has its way, what data the government has been asking for could simply be, well, a Google search away.
There’s been numerous ways of fighting piracy that has been proposed in the past. One study was conducted by BAE Systems Diteca and PRS for music and published by Google. The idea is that government needs to work with advertisers and payment processors to stop the funding to alleged “pirate sites”, thereby cutting off the […]
Last week, we reported on the Google Transparency Report which brought to light some of the obviously wrongly filed DMCA takedowns being sent to Google. We decided to start doing a little data mining of our own to see just how rampant of a problem wrong DMCA notices are in the first place.
Google is offering a rather insightful look of what is being requested to be taken down. Many were copyright related, but some were requests from governments all around the world. That includes the American, Canadian and British government. We take a look through the report.
A curious news story recently surfaced about Google possibly buying a well known website 4Chan. We did some digging into this to get to the bottom of this and found that this may have been the result of a faulty Google news result.
In what could be a major blow to those hoping to see Linux in the workplace, a small company called Bedrock Computer Technologies sued Google for patent infringement because the company used the Linux operating system.