Tamil Rockers is a website or portal which provides copyrighted material for free. The content on the website includes television shows, movies, music, and videos.
According to reports on various news portals and Wikipedia, the site allows its visitors to search for and download copyrighted material with the help of magnet links and torrent files, which facilitate peer-to-peer file sharing.
In India, internet service providers have been ordered to block access to the website.
The website continues operation by switching to a series of new web addresses. Apart from its traditional list of pirate sites, apps, and hosting providers, the movie industry group MPAA now also lists Tamil Rockers.
Tamil Rockers was founded in the year 2011 and post that it became a public torrent website that links to pirated copies of Indian films in addition to Hollywood movies dubbed into regional languages along with the original English audio.
The news portal also mentions that on 14 March 2018, three men said to be behind the site were arrested. One of the men was believed to be the site administrator. On 23 May 2019, more members of Tamilrockers were arrested in Coimbatore.
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How does the website Tamilrockers Hindi Tamil Malayalam Telugu Movies HD (2019/2020) work?
Who are they uploading movies?
In an article in The Times of India, whenever a film gets released featuring a big Tamil star, the website which is remotely operated uploads a crystal clear print of the film, which affects the film business in theatres.
According to the article, sources say that the website has contributing members from across the globe. They upload the movie print after recording it in local theatres. Not only Tamil, the websites also provide Hindi, Telugu and some other language films.
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