United Kingdom: After a High Court order countless on-demand entertainment sites and services have been brought down including video streaming giant Putlocker. The order was taken into consideration after the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) sued the sites for breaching copyrights of their members. ISPs including Virgin Media and Sky are now required to block the sites and restrict their subscribers from accessing them.
Being widely acclaimed for offering a diverse range of media, Putlocker offers latest episodes of hit TV shows including Game of Throne, House of Cards, Person of Interest, X-Files and much more. However, users across the globe are seeking for alternates to unblock torrents and streaming sites and watch licensed media. A VPN is the most popular choice among users as it has proven to circumvent the imposed geo-restriction on various geo-restricted websites
Can’t believe Putlocker is banned ?
— Cloé-May (@015cloemay) May 27, 2016
I’m LIVID putlocker has been banned so there goes my entire plan for summer
— riddhi (@r1ddhi) May 27, 2016
The list of blocked websites includes Couchtuner, MerDB, Putlocker, Putlocker Plus, Rainierland, Vidics, Watchfree and Xmovies8. Moreover, an MPA spokesperson has stated that: