Google Fights Counterfeit Ads


Google is stepping up its attack on thousands of AdWords ads that solicit illegal goods, including digital piracy. The company spent $60 million last year to bolster the effort and has removed upwards of 50,000 illegitimate ads. The efforts come with heavy pressure from the US government to regulate piracy, including the suggestion of making illegal video streaming a felony. Read the full article at

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