Google Makes Searching for Illegal Content More Difficult After Pressure From Movie, Music Industry

The search algorithm change could impact sites that rely on user-generated content.

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In a New York Times op-ed posted earlier this week, tech reporter Nick Bilton wrote that Internet pirates will always win.

"Stopping online piracy is like playing the world's largest game of Whac-A-Mole," he wrote.

Jason Koebler is a science and technology reporter for U.S. News & World Report. You can follow him on Twitter or reach him at

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