Mani Ratnam: Stop Google India, YouTube from broadcasting 'OK Kanmani'
news Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 05:30
Director of "O Kadhal Kanmani", also known as "OK Kanmani" Mani Ratnam has moved the court calling for a stop in piracy after which twelve telecommunication companies have been restrained from infringing on the movie's copyrights. According to his petition, Mani Ratnam blamed the government for failing to stop the distribution of pirated copies on the internet, reported Times of India. He moved the court calling for a restraint on part of twelve teelcommunication companies and two online sites like Google India, Youtube, BSNL, MTNL , Airtel, Aircel and others from broadcasting the latest movie. Explaining that by the IT Act, the telecom companies were only intermedieries , they had to ensure with diligence and prevent piracy, he said. An interim stay has been given by the Justice K Ravichandra Babu and the decision has been posted to next week.