Putlocker banned in UK following courts order

The website Putlocker which streamed online movies, is now banned in UK by a court along with some other online movie streaming websites that were illegally steaming pirated movies. The fans and users of websites are in a hell of shock ever since the news of nationwide ban has come. The website illegally streamed episodes of television shows like Game of thrones, Captain America, Civil War, Zoolander 2 and many other shows.


The immensely popular and renowned online website was banned following a complaint from the Motion Picture Association America and on account of their complaint the high court of UK launched a severe action against the website. The organization MPAA, which represents all the Hollywood studios advocated in the court that the website putlocker streamed some movies and television shows illegally violating the member`s copyright.  All the internet service providers in UK have been thoroughly ordered to block all users from accessing such website and it`s content.

Fans outraged and displeasured

Since the news of Putlocker has surfaced in UK, fans of the website have started showing their resentment on all platforms. Especially the social media network is full with comments of resentment and anger which showcases the level of angriness of fans.  Since majority of them spent quality time on the website watching their favorite movies and television shows, the nationwide ban on it has struck as a blow to them and entire user community of putlocker is devastated by the sudden ban.

The displeasure however hasn`t really aroused any reaction from the authorities and so far so official statement regarding the uplift of ban has arrived. Neither anytime soon it is expected that the banned will be uplifted. However, a statement from MPAA`s spokesperson commending the ban has come where the official applauds the ban citing that the ban of court on the website was just to prevent the illegal business of some websites which were streaming some pirated movies and depriving the real and genuine sources of their credibility. Further, the official says that internet is wanted by everybody but it should abide by the legal norms and should operate within the dwelling legal rules. The ban on the website seems permanent in nature and it is for sure that it won`t return in near future.

Where do the fans go from here?

Since the fans can only be aggrieved and express their bitterness against the ban, all they can do now is to shift to other alternatives of putlocker. Many of them have started using other mediums which stream pirated online movies such as Solarmovie, vumoo and niter. There are many more in the list but these three are the top preferred platforms by users. Solarmovie is also an online destination which streams pirated movies and operates sans Trojans and malware.

Well in these circumstances, switching to the alternatives will be the only best option since no one knows when the antipiracy groups pounce on these networks and eradicate them too.

laxmi patil

Hi! I am Laxmi Patil, a computer science engineer. Website designing and developing, blogging, graphic designs are some of my most loved passions! Apart from technical, i love listening musics and photography!

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