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Viewing Torrent sites 'won't arrive you in prison'

Viewing Torrent sites 'won't arrive you in prison'
As per reports, a few users when access a URL or web address with torrents pulled up the message from Tata Communications Limited (TCL): "This URL has been hindered under the directions of the Competent Government Authority or in consistence with the requests of a Court of skillful locale. Seeing, downloading, displaying or copying an unlawful duplicate of the substance under this URL is culpable as an offense under the laws of India, including yet not constrained to under Sections 63, 63-A, 65 and 65-An of the Copyright Act, 1957 which recommend detainment for a long time furthermore fine of upto Rs. 3,00,000/ - " 

"Any individual oppressed by any such hindering of this URL may contact at urlblock@tatacommunications.com who will, in 48 hours, give you the points of interest of applicable procedures under which you can approach the significant High Court or Authority for redressal of your grievance," it included. 

The news kicked up an online tempest due to the recommendation that simply "seeing" a blocked URL or downpour site could prompt a fine of up to Rs 3 lakh or a jail 

Specialists nonetheless, oppose this idea. "Certain news reports demonstrate that individuals might be arraigned for simple access to sites because of the notification by Tata Telecommunications not being expressed appropriately. The areas which are alluded in the notification don't criminalize simple access in separation," said advocate Apar Gupta. 

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