In an attempt to stop copyright infringement a company called Vobile has, on Warner Brothers behalf, sent reports to google to remove Warner Brothers' own website from the search engine.
In a refreshing change, this bbc article, instead of trying to exaggerate what has happened. It actually explains how this kind of issue can occur.
Although a white list for this kind of automation must be present it is a shock that this mishap has happened.
Film studio Warner Brothers has asked Google to remove its own website from search results, saying it violates copyright laws. It also asked the search giant to remove links to legitimate movie streaming websites run by Amazon and Sky, as well as the film database IMDB. The request was submitted on behalf of Warner Brothers by Vobile, a company that files hundreds of thousands of takedown requests every month.