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FILE - This file image of a screen grab provided by Google Inc. on  Dec. 1, 2011 shows the YouTube website. (AP Photo/Google Inc., File) FILE - This file image of a screen grab provided by Google Inc. on Dec. 1, 2011 shows the YouTube website. (AP Photo/Google Inc., File)  

Google denies YouTube will get special treatment under new antipiracy policy

Google denies that its new copyright-policing policy won’t affect Google-owned YouTube as it does other Web sites, despite the fact that YouTube has been known to play host to illegally posted copyrighted material.

The new policy, announced yesterday, knocks sites down in search results if Google receives a lot of “valid copyright removal notices” involving content on those sites.

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