Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Google

Submission + - Britain's BPI goes after Google -- with US DMCA ! (p2pnet.net) 1

An anonymous reader writes: The BPI, the RIAA's UK counterpart, has gone up against the Holiest of Holies, American online advertising conglomerate Google, says Chilling Effects. The BPI contributed to the British government's Digital Ecomy bill, complete with its ACTA Three Strikes and you're Off The Net element, with hardly a murmur from the UK lamescream media. Now Chilling Effects quotes a missive directed at Gargle by the BPI. It states, in part, "We have identified the following links that are available via Google's search engine, and request the following links be removed as soon as possible as they directly link to sound recordings owned by our members ... " And what's even more interesting is: this British 'trade' outfity is using the American DMCA to attack Google. Can it do that?
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Britain's BPI goes after Google -- with US DMCA !

Comments Filter:
  • Yes, they can. Why, sure they can. Powerful groups, associations, conglomerates, etc. can do pretty much everything they want. Doubly so if it involves lawyers.

Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.

Working...