Indian Court Ordered ISPs to Block 1,250 Pirate WebsitesAdded: Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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In attempt to protect a new movie, an Indian court has gone to extreme lengths, instructing at least 40 Internet service providers to block at least 1,250 sites that might make the newly released movie Force 2 freely available.
Copyright owners more and more often request a blockade of “pirate” websites these days. They believe that if people can’t access pirate websites, they’ll turn to legitimate sources instead. In the meantime, whole site blockades have been granted only against the worst infringers – for instance, websites like The Pirate Bay, which contains a significant percentage of links to infringing files and doesn’t respond to DMCA notices.
Apparently, India chose a more aggressive approach, with copyright owners asking the court to grant them a so-called John Doe order on a case-by-case basis. This is what was done by Viacom18, a joint venture between Viacom and the Network 18 Group, which has just released the movie Force 2. Once a DVD screener copy of the movie leaked online, the company went to court to tackle the “rampant online piracy”. The Madras High Court has granted it an injunction which orders 40 major ISPs to block 1,250 websites which might be offering the movie for free.
Moreover, aside from those 40, all other non-specified Internet service providers are also supposed to comply with the order. Similarly, the order also covers any other website beyond the 1,250 already named. The most important thing is that it orders whole websites to be blocked, not just the infringing link. In other words, if someone uploads a copy to YouTube, the platforms could face blocking in a country with 450m+ Internet users.
Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.
Saturday, November 26th, 2016
|time to turn to a vpn........|
|who cares ? there are lot of free vpn extention available for chrome|
|The terms pissing into the sea to fill it up & closing the gate after the horse has bolted spring to mind. lolz, perhaps they should be investigating how who and where the DVD screener came from rather than blocking 3 million different sites, lmao, way way to funny.|
|posted by (2016-11-26 16:22:54)|
|extratorrent.cc/torrent/5302025 <== here is the mov dey talkin abut|
|Hey Navitzma I just tried your link but it wasn't available.|
|Why court order to block the website. ..its only for time lossing.|
Most of terrorists openly free in india..go and catch him instead of blocking torrent sites.........
And one big question on movie..
In cinema hall ticket price is 250-300 so why pepple go and sped a lot for worse movie....
You see now most of movie gets flop on bo
|5 bucks says the 'leaked screener' came from the company that made the movie and they 'leaked' it on purpose just to try and see if they can get away with suing people who don't want to pay to see another garbage movie.|
|posted by (2016-11-26 21:19:26)|
|Who cares anyway not moi it's just another Bollywood movie. They mass produce this crap ......|
|posted by (2016-11-26 21:21:39)|
| Vaidehi_Angel, etc, etc etc, yup, good point!|
|posted by (2016-11-27 00:03:57)|
|Anyone want to mention those 1,250 sites? LOL|
|posted by (2016-11-27 03:03:37)|
|and another judge gets a new range rover in his garage for making the so called right (corrupt/ payed for ) decision.... you never hear about the terrorists getting their encrypted personal message services blocked or shut down|
|Internet is free and will always be free. No court can stop us. Don't waste your time in that movie as it will be the worst one for sure.|
|1250 places to download movies from?????? SINCE WHEN? and WHERE? Someone pastebin us a list!!!!!!!!||
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