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Piracy has taken over the Indian market, Avoid these sites to be safe legally

India is the second largest internet market in the world and the easy availability of latest movies on pirated sites have affected the movie business in a grave way.

Piracy has taken over the Indian market, Avoid these sites to be safe legally

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 May 2021 8:46 AM GMT

Movierulz have been giving users free access to download pirated versions of latest Bollywood, Hollywood, Tamil, Malayalam and Telegu movies. They attract more people they give access to HD Print pictures. TV shows, Web series are also found in this site. This website keeps on changing their Domain name and usually leak movies on the first day of their release which heavily affects the business. It is said this site is one of the favourite sites of the users.

The easy availability of latest movies on pirated sites have affected the movie business. People fall prey to the free content of pirated movies. It is affecting the box-office business around the world.

India is the second largest internet market in the world and in this case there has also been a rise in illegal acts happening online. Netizens demand and sought for free content online and this is a leading cause of the growing number of pirate websites in the country. We know that there are several websites that pirate movies. Many movies are leaked on the internet even before their official releases and this definitely violated the rules in every manner. It is illegal and gives people access to a variety of content.

People across the globe have been ardent movie lovers and some fans can even go to extremes to sought content even before their release. This impatience encourages the pirated content to circulate even more. The number of people who use pirated websites are increasing everyday in India as well. There has been a decrease in the number of audience who go to theatres to watch the latest movies and this is quite alarming. Piracy of films have affected the due rights and profits of the copyright owners.

Production houses and actors have requested audience time and over to not encourage these acts and have urged them to go to theatres to watch movies. Sites like 'Movierulz', 9xmovies, filmzilla are popular pirated sites and have streaming free content online from a long time now. The Indian Laws rule piracy as Illegal but that has not affected these rise in numbers of these sites. These sites even allow users to have access to HD quality contents online and shamelessly leak content right after their releases and sometimes even before. Therefore, these websites have many active users. People tend to support these unlawful acts for the purpose of accessing free movies, free show and series.

As per the Cinematograph Act of 2019, if any individual is found recording a film without any written consent from the producers, he or she will face a jail term of 3 years with a fine of 10 lakh rupees. The Indian Government has taken stern steps to eradicate these problems from the Indian market. The one accessing such content can also fall in trouble as the Indian government lays laws for the proven guilty as well. According to the Indian law, if a person is proven guilty of knowingly helped anyone infringe and download copyrighted content it would be considered a criminal act. And under the Indian law, the punishment for the convicted person would be a jail term of 6 months with a fine of Rs 50 thousand to 2 lakhs depending on the seriousness of the act. However, film lovers need to stop encouraging such unlawful acts.

Here is a list of popular pirated websites one should refrain from using:

Movierulz


moviesda

moviesflix

downloadhub

Extramovies

9xmovies

Gomovies

Todaypk

Filmyzilla

Yomovies

Websites like these maybe a boon for the movie lovers but it violates the right of the owners. The best way is to watch movies from the official streaming websites, on OTT platforms rightfully after their releases. And acts like should be discouraged in any way. Many of these sites frequently change their domain names and make way into the market.


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