To prevent piracy of 2.0 movie, high court orders blocking of 12,000 websites including Tamilrockers

Rajinikanth 2.0 film releases Thursday, the Madras High Court has ordered 37 internet service providers (ISPs) to block over 12,000 websites that show pirated versions of Tamil films. Justice M Sundar gave the order on Wednesday while providing a case moved by Lyca Productions Private Limited, the movie’s producer. The list holds more than 2,000 websites run by ‘TamilRockers’.

When the case got, Lyca’s advice Vijayan Subramanian created a huge list of 12,564 illegal websites. The attorney contended that when ‘TamilRockers’ website is blocked, it quickly builds mirror websites by modifying an irrelevant section of the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) or any additional distance, and are for able to replace the infringing stuff with minimal work.

Subramanian created a likely list of extension of ‘TamilRockers’ and tried an order upon all such websites.

According to Lyca, its latest venture is 2.0, starring Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, and others. Directed by S. Shankar, the film is publishing in more than 5 languages, including Mandarin in China.

The trailer for the promotion of the movie has been published. The real trailer, distributed on YouTube, has already amassed 13,089,498 views, the council said.

The production house used to Twitter and wrote, “Hardwork of 4 yrs, crores of money, efforts of 1000s of technicians – all to give you a visual spectacle you can watch, love and enjoy in THEATRES! Do not spoil the experience. SAY NO TO PIRACY! Send all pirated links to antipiracy@aiplex.com & help Tamil cinema shine!”

Shortly after the tweet, fans began to report pirated links on the said email address.

One of the fans mentioned, “I found one link and send the link to that piracy email…Just now watched a movie in 3D ….Pride of Indian cinema. SAY NO TO PIRACY”