Is Google Protecting Your Content? Maybe, Maybe Not…

For all the artist-friendly and pro-copyright overtures, punctilious DMCA removals, and active filtering, the level of protection you’ll experience on Google as an artist is probably a crapshoot.   Here’s a search for Paul McCartney, one of the highest-profile artists alive today.  It has no pirated results on a straight name search, even after pages and pages of scrolling.  If you don’t know what you’re looking for, you won’t find it.

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  Now, here’s the same, straight ahead search for araabMUZIK.  Google practically holds your hand towards a pirated, Hulkshare-hosted album zip.

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