The Internet giant pointed out in a report that it removed from the search engine more than 3,000 million links to sites with content that infringed copyright. It also withdrew more than 250,000 applications from its virtual Google Play store for the same reason in 2017. In this regard, it emphasized that its policies “prohibit applications that infringe copyright, promote illegal streaming or attempt to deceive users by impersonating identity of other applications”In relation to YouTube, the company indicated that it had invested “more than 100 million dollars in Content ID”, a copyright management tool that compares the content that people upload to that video platform with a large database of copyrighted material. “If you find a match, the owners of the material in question can track it, monetize it, or take it down,” he explained.
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Google removed more than 3 billion links for copyright infringement