judgecorp writes: Google and seven other Internet companies have promised to stop placing adverts on sites that make their money from copyright infringement. Right now, Google's AdWords system places targetted ads pretty much indisciminately. In future, the company promises to operate a take-down policy for sites when Google-placed ads are found on pirate sites. Seven other firms including AOL, Microosft, Yahoo and Conde Nast have also signed up to the code of conduct.
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