Google is eventually going to refresh that system to capture launch others and new wrongdoers which could have cleaned up their acts.
What's the Pirate Update?The Pirate Update -- similar to other updates like Penguin or Panda -- functions like a filter. All the websites Google knows about through the Pirate filter are processed by it. Those receive a downgrade in case it finds any deemed to be in violation.Anyone got via this filter is subsequently stuck with a downgrade until the following time it's run, when if they have received no criticisms or fewer, they may get back in Google's good graces. We do not actually understand how that works yet because Google has never rerun the Pirate Update filter.As it hasn't been rerun until now, no new violators have been got by it.
New Assaults on Old SystemThis really is what I pointed out when a war-of-words erupted between Google and News Corp over online piracy. I noted that was not since the business had been tardy in keeping that system, a great defense:Google hasn't announced a fresh run of its own Pirate filter, thus mentioning this feels strange. This means that for over a couple of years now, Google's not attempted to rerun that system to find new websites displaying such behavior.
New Advertising FormatsGoogle additionally has simply introduced a fresh advertising display regarding queries where individuals might make an effort to download pictures from pirate websites:Anticipate Google will probably take some flak over an attempt to point folks to originating content, rather than content that is pirated, that entails publishers purchasing advertisements.Google also says it's doing new sidebar shows for musicians and pictures as you see below, for some queries:
The sidebar display is really something Google has been examining for months, as we have covered.
For more about the brand new advertising formats, see also our associated narrative Google Testing New Ad Formats Music For Films, In Anti-Piracy Effort.The final change is an upgrade to the Autocomplete feature of Google. Google says when those terms generate search results that contain lots of sites with DMCA requests it'll reveal fewer terms in Autocomplete.