Google And Yahoo! Ad Networks Accused Of Helping Finance Online Piracy
Tech giants Google and Yahoo are among the worst offending ad networks that help fund major film and music pirating sites around the world, according to a new report by USC's Annenberg Innovation Lab.Using Google's own Transparency Report as a guide, USC named the 10 ad networks that place the most ads on pirate sites, based on the most DMCA Takedown requests for copyright infringement.
Intentional or not, the worst offenders are:
- Google (including Double Click)
- Yahoo (including Right Media)
- Media Shakers