Govt: Government appoints officers to help curb film piracy

NEW DELHI: Responding to the movie trade’s demand to curb movie piracy, the I&B ministry mentioned Friday it has appointed 12 nodal officers to behave on complaints and empowered them to subject instructions to take down such content material from digital platforms.
The primary-of-its-kind initiative, which follows modification to the Cinematograph Act earlier this 12 months, has put in place an institutional mechanism to behave in opposition to movie piracy, together with imprisonment of three months extendable as much as three years, and a superb of Rs 3 lakh additionally extendable as much as 5% of the audited gross manufacturing price.
“It’s believed Rs 20-25,000 crore yearly loss is registered as a result of piracy. Content material creators are worst affected. Now, nodal officers have been appointed, which can make it straightforward to behave on complaints and take motion in opposition to these concerned (in piracy),” I&B minister Anurag Thakur mentioned.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button