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Entertainment Industries Say Search Engines Are Not Doing Enough To Stop Piracy

Lobbyists are back on Capitol Hill

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WASHINGTON (AP)—The music and movie industries are sounding the alarm again on online piracy, saying illegal downloads are on the rise and search engines like Google aren't doing enough to stop them.

Entertainment executives say they have no intention of trying to revive failed legislation that would have imposed unprecedented regulations on Internet companies. That proposal last year prompted a fierce backlash from tech companies and activists who said it would damage the Internet as a free and open enterprise.