Piracy is a part of an illegal online crime that is killing the living hood of millions of people worldwide. ExtraMovies.com is part of an illegal movie download website and leaks pirated version of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, English, Malayalam and other language movies. Production Houses, filmmakers, and actors have been a part of the anti-piracy campaign.
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ExtraMovies is Illegal, Governments block these websites
In the last few years, there have seen a lot of cases against piracy. Hence the Indian Government has decided to ban pirated websites in India. ExtraMovies is an illegal movie streaming website banned in India and other countries. After the ban, several other websites with the same name, but different domain extensions came out like sprouts. All these ExtaMovies websites are illegal and hence is blocked by the government.
Not only sharing but also downloading movies from ExtraMovies is illegal and against the law. As per the recent article on Indiatimes it quoting that “Soon Downloading Pirated Movies Could Land You Behind The Bars For 3 Years, Fine.”
Why Is It Illegal To Download Movies From ExtraMovies?
Behind every movie, millions are spent by the Product Houses and Investors. Only they have the right to have the copyright of the content they create. Production Houses till now haven’t authorized ExtraMovies to share their content. Hence, it is illegal for ExtaMovies to list unauthorized movies on their website.
To prevent piracy, every country has its own Copyright act, As a reference, we have the Indian Copy Right Act 1957. Under this act, ExtraMovies is an illegal movie distributing website and is punishable under the Indian Law.
The law also states that distribution and the consumption of copyrighted content is a punishable act. As a viewer, you are punishable under the activity of downloading movies from ExtraMovies.
Why ExtraMovies Does Not Have Official Website or Social Media Presence?
ExtraMovie is illegal in many countries and has been blocked or banned. Being a Piracy website, this website doesn’t come under the strict Social Media Policy, hence they keep getting banned.
How much Illegal websites like ExtraMovies are costing Film Industry?
As per Forbes Magazine, report when a Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger got leaked, it has 70 million illegal views and costing $100 million in lost revenues. Also, MoneyControl states that the Indian Movie Industry average loss due to piracy is 18,000 Cr INR.
Extracted from US Government website
Following text from the US government website, gives us an idea about the impact the sites as extramovies has on the audience and also on the society at the macro level.
“The revenues lost from piracy affect carpenters, electricians and other craftsmen who work in the entertainment industry as well as the economies of countries all over the world where movies are made. Movie piracy can affect you as well, even if you’re not downloading illegal copies of movies” – share.america.gov
Legal ways to watch Movies Online?
With the latest technology, it is possible to watch movies online legally. There are several online movie streaming platforms. All these platforms allow Legal streaming for lates movies. Most of the legal streaming service providers three types of basic services:
- Free Streaming of Movies online – There are websites that allow free movie streaming online for free. The only problem is that the movies streaming on this website a few years old.
- Pay per Movie – With few months of the theater release, these movies appear in legal streaming websites. If you are one of those who rarely watches movies, then this is the type of service you are looking for. Services like YouTube Movies and others allow Pay per movie service.
- Monthly subscription – If you are a regular viewer, then this is the perfect plan you should have. Websites like Netflix, Amazone allows monthly subscription through which you can watch unlimited movies.