Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Jan 2011 20:15 UTC
Google It seems like the content industry has managed to score another hit in its 'fight' against piracy, and this time, it's a big fish. Announced a few weeks ago already, Google has started censoring its auto-complete and instant features for an arbitrary set of search terms - such as 'bittorrent', 'torrent', 'rapidshare', and any terms derived from those (e.g. 'ubuntu torrent' is censored as well).
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RE: B!tt0rrent
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Fri 28th Jan 2011 19:52 UTC in reply to "B!tt0rrent"
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Exactly. Either that or the pirating community might smartly decide to call it something common, such that it couldn't be censored.

Edited 2011-01-28 19:52 UTC

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