Mumbai, July 13
A man has been arrested for allegedly broadcasting films, television shows and web series without authorization using a standalone piracy application, a Maharashtra Cyber official said on Tuesday.
Satish Shriramdasu Venkateshwarlu, a resident of Hyderabad in Telangana, was held after a prominent private media firm and a broadcaster owning satellite channels and an OTT platform approached police, he said.
“He was broadcasting shows, films etc to people at a discounted price, leading to revenue loss to media entertainment firms owning such content. He has been booked under Information Technology Act, Copyright Act and IPC provisions. He has been remanded