British police put warnings on piracy sites through advertising space

Jul

29

2014

London police started showing piracy warnings on websites for the illegal distribution of music and movies on the spot where ads appear on those sites. The warning calls to close. On the browser page

The warnings come instead of paid ads on the sites and the move is part of Creative Operation of the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit. The use of the ad space is crucial in the fight against Internet piracy, says a spokesman told the BBC. According to him, piracy sites to earn large amounts of money with advertisements and banners of famous brands sites semblance of legality.

The police use technology the company Project Sunblock. Big brands take the services of this company in order to prevent their ads end up on sites with dubious or illegal content. Banners are often served by major networks, which makes no visibility into what sites they arrive. However, Project Sunblock viewing or the sites and once a page on the infringing Websites List of the London police state, the warning instead of ads displayed. To this deserve the sites no money. This black list was late April announced . It is not known which sites are on the list.

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