In the last three-and-a-bit years, US music industry body the RIAA has reported 50m website addresses to Google which it believes to involve infringing music. Half of those have been reported in the last year alone. That’s according to new analysis of Google’s takedown stats by TorrentFreak, which notes that the 50m URLs have been spread between just over 14,900 separate takedown notices sent to Google regarding its search engine. The results also serve as a mini league table for filesharing infamy, topped by Filestube with 1.9m URL takedown requests, followed by Pisamba (1.6m), (1.5m), MP3Skull (1.3m) and BeeMP3 (1.3m). That said, the RIAA isn’t the most active rightsholder body in this regard: its British equivalent the BPI has filed 264k takedown notices with Google covering 82.7m URLs since June 2011, including 10.6m alone for filesharing site Dilandau.

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