UK Blocks Putlocker After High Court’s Order

  • Saad Qureshi
  • May-27-2016

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.

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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



The list of blocked websites includes Couchtuner, MerDB, Putlocker, Putlocker Plus, Rainierland, Vidics, Watchfree and Xmovies8. Moreover, an MPA spokesperson has stated that:

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Saad is a privacy advocate by day and a Dota 2 player by night. He loves to share his knowledge, experience, and insights about internet freedom and online privacy. When he is not busy blogging about the latest trend in the tech world, he is engaged in killing noobs on Dota.