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Study: Reducing pirated link prominence aids IP theft fight

October 20, 2014

By Colin Mann

An academic study into whether search engines influence media piracy has concluded that reducing the prominence of pirated links can be a viable policy option in the fight against intellectual property theft.

The researchers at Carnegie Mellon University – H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management note there is an ongoing public policy debate regarding the role search engines can play in the fight against intellectual property theft.

“However, for any sensible policy discussion

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