The Indian Government has proposed an update to the Cinematograph Act to target cam piracy . In this battle against piracy, the government isn’t the only one. The music and film ventures are likewise taking solid measures to manage this issue.
The movie piracy in India is very high and has existed for a long while now. Notwithstanding the endeavors made by the government to ensure the interests of producers, offline robbery through camcorder movies was as yet an issue.
Prior a month ago, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) in India had proposed another correction to the Cinematograph Act, 1952, to target unapproved cam piracy in theaters and rebuff guilty parties.
If you visit such a URL, you will be shown the following warning.
"This URL has been blocked under the instructions of the Competent Government Authority or in compliance with the orders of a Court of competent jurisdiction. Viewing, downloading, exhibiting or duplicating an illicit copy of the contents under this URL is punishable as an offence under the laws of India, including but not limited to under Sections 63, 63-A, 65 and 65-A of the Copyright Act, 1957 which prescribe imprisonment for 3 years and also fine of upto Rs. 3,00,000/-. Any person aggrieved by any such blocking of this URL may contact at [email protected] who will, within 48 hours, provide you the details of relevant proceedings under which you can approach the relevant High Court or Authority for redressal of your grievance"
According to the amendment, if anyone without the written authorization of the author, uses any As indicated by the revision, on the off chance that anybody without the authorization of the author, utilizes any audio visual recording gadget to make a transition or attempt to make a transit or abet the creation or transmission of a copy is obligated for punishment.
The punishment for film piracy is detainment for a term which may stretch out to three years or a fine which may reach out to Rs 10 lakh or both.
This is only to see a torrent file, or downloading a file from a host that may have been prohibited in India, or notwithstanding to see an image on a document have like Imagebam.
You don’t need to download a torrent file, and after that the real videos or other files, which may have copyrights. Simply getting to data under a blocked URL will arrive you in prison and leave your financial balance more unfortunate by Rs 3 lakh.
The request is relevant just to join on Indian sites. The makers at that point had looked for 800 sites and links to be blocked, however the HC needed particulars. In any case, Justice Patel communicated worry that such requests ought not influence authentic organizations in the deal.