News Corp demands that Google stop access to pirated material

News Corporation has demanded that Google remove all algorithms from its search functions that enable users to access pirated material.

Just a couple of years after the UK’s Leveson Enquiry castigated News Corp for hacking phones and using other illegal surveillance techniques, Rupert Murdoch’s media company has apparently developed an abhorrence of technological foul play.

News Corp has a heavy stake in Australian pay TV network Foxtel, which broadcasts the Game of Thrones television series, which in itself is one of the most pirated television shows that has ever existed.

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