Ranked Above Music Studios, Software Developers, &
Expensive Anti-Piracy Companies, Takedown Piracy
Demonstrates Its Superior Services!
May 25, 2012 — CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Takedown Piracy is listed amongst Google’s top 5 reporters of copyright infringements. The internet giant’s most current transparency report citing copyright statistics records the leading organizations requesting Google remove search results linking to allegedly infringing content (per Google.com). Ranked above music studios, software developers, and anti-piracy companies costing more than 10 times as much, Google’s list demonstrates Takedown Piracy’s superior services.
To view Google’s list of top copyright infringement reporters, visit http://www.google.com/transparencyreport/removals/copyright/.
To view Google’s profile on Takedown Piracy’s effectiveness, visit http://www.google.com/transparencyreport/removals/copyright/reporters/1620/.
Takedown Piracy owner Nate Glass states, “Much of our effectiveness may be attributed to persistence. It’s that persistence which has us in the same company as NBC / Universal and BPI for sheer volume of infringement reports to Google. Actions speak louder than words, and I’m proud our clients can look on Google and see what we’ve done for them.”
Takedown Piracy’s new SEO program, Search Clean™, is responsible for eliminating infringements from even the largest search engines, like Google. Combined with its custom tool, the Aikido Program™, Takedown Piracy is removing hundreds of thousands of copyright infringements at an incredible speed.
Takedown Piracy recently celebrated its 3-year anniversary combatting piracy. Created by Nate Glass in 2009, Takedown Piracy is known for its highly effective and affordable services, while always operating with the utmost integrity. Whether harnessing the power of its one-of-a-kind customs tools or following up on an individual file reported through its free piracy tip page, Takedown Piracy has been responsible for the removal of over 6.5 million copyright infringements.
For more information about Takedown Piracy, visit http://takedownpiracy.com/why-use-takedown-piracy/.
Takedown Piracy continues to be in the media spotlight for its renowned effectiveness fighting piracy. Featured on CNBC.com, TechDirt.com, The Daily.com, the 1709 Blog, and more, word is spreading about the small but mighty company, and its David versus Goliath story.
Wanting to better involve the fans of Takedown Piracy’s numerous artist clients, the company created a tips page. Millions of additional eyes provide Takedown Piracy with an army seeking out illegal downloads on torrent, tube and cyberlocker sites. Users are asked to report the copyright owner and a link to the infringement. To report a copyright violation using Takedown Piracy’s tip page, visit http://takedownpiracy.com/tips/.
Takedown Piracy actively tracks at least nine different ways content may be pirated, providing widespread coverage. Takedown Piracy’s army of servers offer protection in the following areas: Cyberlocker sites like Rapidshare, Torrent sites, Tube sites, Auctioned or unauthorized DVD resellers, Search Engines, Image Hosts, Blogs, Forums, Social Media.
To view a statistical breakdown of infringements removed by Takedown Piracy, visit http://takedownpiracy.com/stats/.
About Takedown Piracy:
Takedown Piracy (TDP) is an anti-piracy service started in April of 2009. The service was founded by 14-year entertainment industry veteran Nate Glass. TDP offers copyright holders an affordable and highly effective means to fight back against content thieves. For less than the cost of a part-time, minimum wage worker, copyright holders can benefit from Glass’ expertise and passion for protecting copyrighted content from thieves. To date, TDP has removed over 6.5 million content infringements. Leading piracy websites are closely monitored to always provide clients with immediate service and protection. Every month detailed reports are provided to clients with each action taken on their behalf. A price can’t be placed on trust, but with Takedown Piracy, clients can be sure the company has their best interest in mind 100% of the time. For more information, visit www.TakedownPiracy.com or www.Twitter.com/TakedownPiracy.
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Creators Larry Page and Sergey Brin named the search engine they built “Google,” a play on the word “googol,” the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros. Google Inc. was born in 1998, when Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim wrote a check for $100,000 to that entity—which until then didn’t exist. Since Google’s inception, it has grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. After going public in 2004, Google began to expand through its acquisition of companies like Keyhole and YouTube. As of 2009, Alexa listed Google.com as the internet’s most visited site. For more information, visit www.Google.com.
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Takedown Piracy has always been one of the most aggressive anti-piracy companies when it comes to commercial copyright infringers using Twitter to advertise their illicit and illegal websites. To this end, Takedown Piracy has had 100s and 100s of user accounts suspended and removed from Twitter due to repeat infringements. While our initial focus was to takedown the Twitter accounts of the larger piracy sites (if those sites used Twitter to advertise specific uploads of our clients’ copyrighted materials), we have a few announcements to make:
1. Effective immediately regardless of a site’s Alexa rank/traffic, if you use Twitter to advertise your for-profit piracy site, you will be added to our network of monitored sites. For many upstart content thieves, this will mean that you will have a hard time getting your site off the ground. Too bad. It used to be against the rules of the filesharing scene to monetize copyright infringement, and you not only are breaking the unwritten rules of the scene, but you are breaking the law. If this means you won’t make any money this month from Filesharing, I suggest you look into getting a real job. Here’s a start – http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/barberingschoolsindex.php
2. If you use the website wjunction.com to advertise your piracy site, we will add you to our network. While there are many informative and educationally valuable things to learn from wjunction, it has come to our attention that an alarming number of commercial copyright infringers have decided to congregate there in an effort to establish deals with other thieves, find third world slave labor to do the uploading for them, and to plead for compliments about a template that they didn’t design and are most likely using without permission. It is our stance that these repetitious clone sites contribute nothing to society in any way and effective immediately, sites that we identify as meeting these guidelines will be added to our network of monitored sites.
Takedown Piracy has a feature located at http://takedownpiracy.com/tips which gives anyone in the world the platform to report piracy and copyright infringement. But you may be wondering what happens once you’ve reported something. Well, here’s your answer:
1. If the content you are reporting is owned by a copyright holder that uses Takedown Piracy, we immediately begin the process to have the offending content removed. First we verify the content is indeed owned by our client, and that it is indeed being used without the permission of our client. Next, we’ll prepare a takedown notice and send it to the appropriate parties so that they can remove the content. In most cases it takes 24-72 hours from the time you report something to us to the time it’s removed. We also respond to your report and include our client in our communications, so that our client can contact you directly should they choose to. We have had instances where reporters have been rewarded by our clients. This is not mandatory and your results may vary of course depending on the client.
2. If the content you are reporting is owned by a company that is NOT using the Takedown Piracy program, we will do our best to make contact with the company (or their designated copyright agent) to inform them of the infringements. At that point it is up to that copyright owner to choose to utilize our service, or to ignore the copyright infringement. We can not send takedown notices for those copyright owners that have not authorized us to do so. It is our belief that many copyright owners don’t know how to start tackling piracy and/or believe that they can not afford a service to help them with this task. By you reporting to us, it gives us a chance to open up a dialogue with copyright owners that we may not currently be in negotiations with. We can then inform them of their anti-piracy options and get the ball rolling with them.
We also encourage you to use the Twitter button on the Report Piracy page so you can help us spread the word about this feature. You can feel free to @mention the copyright holder/performer in your Twitter post as well. Our goal is to create an army of reporters and continue to turn the tide of rampant copyright infringement. We need your help to do this!
We hope this answers your questions regarding our Report Piracy feature. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to use our contact form to get in touch with us.
Just in the last week or so Takedown Piracy killed about 2 dozen Twitter accounts of commercial copyright infringers. These thieves acting like annoying spammers are trying to use Twitter as a way to advertise their for-profit copyright infringements.
Luckily for copyright holders, Twitter has a very effective repeat offender policy and does not tolerate spam nor copyright infringement. The number of “Tweets” the profiles had posted easily numbered in the 100s of 1000s. Those are now removed from Twitter, opening up the possibility for legitimate uses of Twitter.
Takedown Piracy isn’t done with copyright infringers on Twitter as we have targeted another 3o or so profiles that will be removed in the next week or so.
Follow @takedownpiracy on Twitter and use the #takedownpiracy hashtag.