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Google Stands Against PROTECT IP

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Good for Google; free speech is much more important than the risk of some web site sharing a few copyrighted mp3s …

Last week a bill was tabled in the American senate that would allow the Department of Justice to take out a court order against sites accused of infringing copyright. Google’s Erik Schmidt came out strongly against the bill in London on the 18th. Is this an attempt on Google to do no evil, or is there more at stake for the company here?