WHAT IS PUTLOCKER?
Putlocker is an online index of hosted files and numerous websites that are used for streaming entertainment forms like television and film series. The website first originated in the United Kingdom in the early 2011 and grew famous with its millions of visitors using it as their form of entertainment. This form of watching streaming videos has gained popularity in other countries too like Australia, USA, Canada, and India. But the site had been blocked on May 2016 by the UK High Court when it was at its pinnacle of success. This site has also been reported as a major piracy threat by the Motion Picture Association of USA.
WHAT IS THE MAIN PROBLEM WITH PUTLOCKER?
Putlocker has been identified as a piracy site because it displays film and series that have been uploaded through illegal means and distributed to the public. Downloading these shows from Putlocker means getting caught and charged with serious penalties of the law as these are pirated. Even if the individual is involved in downloading the series form this website unknowingly of the fact that the content is pirated, he will still have to suffer severe punishment as stated by the law. Piracy is a serious offense and no movies can be downloaded before its set release date as it hampers the business processes that put in a lot of money for a film’s release and distribution.
Putlocker and its users have been found guilty of copyright infringement. The MPAA has set some strict rules on Putlocker and has found this website guilty of engaging in piracy acts several times. But Putlocker comes up with new domain names each time after it gets caught so that it can be launched repeatedly despite committing the crime of piracy. Moreover, there are many people … Read More