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British intellectual property advisor urges softer stance on Google
British intellectual property advisor urges softer stance on Google

The intellectual property advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron has some advice for Hollywood: Work with Google. "We shouldn't just focus on Google being the problem," said Michael Weatherley, a member of the British Parliament, at a meeting in Los Angeles on Wednesday. "We have to remember they are not creating the illegal content and they are not using the illegal content, they are just facilitating between the two." Weatherley was referring to the pitched battle that erupted two years ago between the major entertainment studios and Google, as well as other tech companies, after the Motion Picture Assn. of America backed controversial federal bills...

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