The High Court of Delhi has passed an order to restrict numerous websites and radio channels that were broadcasting unauthorized audio commentary of the ICC World Cup. Search engines and telecom serves have been directed to take down links that lead to websites that were broadcasting the audio which they obtained from genuine sources without any permissions or authorization. Channel 2 Group Corporation has exercised its claim over the copyright to the audio which it received from the ICC. India witnesses several violations of intellectual property rights and the most common ones involves watching cricket and films on third party websites that are not authorized. A possible reason for this could be the inability of a large section of the population to afford the official channels on which the matches are telecast.
- 10 Jun 2019