Calcutta High Court Orders For Blocking 104 Indian illegal Music Sharing Sites
March . 26 . 20121627 Views
Govt and courts all over the world are taking action against online pirated media sites, like the FBI shutting down popular file sharing site Megaupload. In India its no difference the Indian Music Industry (IMI), a consortium of 142 music companies in India has obtained an order from Honb Calcutta High Court which directs all Internet Service Providers in India ( which is about 387 ISP providers) to block 104 illegal music sharing sites in India.
Initially IMI asked court to block 300 illegal music sharing sites, but eventually brought down to 104 sites which are based on the amount of pirated contents found on those sites. Court has passed an Injunction order, asking all majors ISPís in the country to block access of users to this website by taking appropriate steps like DNS name blocking on ISP level, IP address blocking via routers, and DPI based URL blocking, this is similar to the action taken against song pk some months ago.