The British government and its music and film industries, in an attempt to suppress internet search results that lead users to pirated material, have held private talks with Google and other search companies for years. Last month, they reached a “landmark agreement” that eschewed the need for legislation and instead relies on a voluntary code…

via Google will demote a site with a magic number of takedown requests, in a new UK deal — Quartz

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