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India-England Cricket 2014: 107 websites blocked after STAR India complaint

107 websites have been blocked, and many more might be blocked, after the Delhi High Court passed a John Doe order, following a complaint by STAR India, that websites are violating its rights to broadcast content from the India-England Series 2014. The order was passed on July 28th 2014. The Cricket series is being broadcast from 09th July 2014 till 07th September, 2014. The order can be read here. Hat tip: Spicy IP. Which Sites On the face of it, the complaint seems valid, since these do appear to be streaming sites. In comparison, Sony's FIFA World Cup 2014 list - the initial list - was shoddily put together and contained many legit sites, including Google Docs and Google's URL shortener. Star has done its homework better. However, lets not forget Star's history: in the past, it has issued notices to application developers following injunctions in the Cricket scores case (see this and this), and we're waiting to see if similar notices are issued this time, given that Star has a John Doe order. Some of the sites in that list are still working. STAR's Claim STAR says it has Television Rights, Internet Rights, Mobile Rights and On-Demand Rights for the  India-England series, for territories like Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, among others. These rights include the live, delayed, highlights, on demand, and repeat broadcasting of the India-England Series Matches, and cover: - Television Rights by means of cable, terrestrial (analogue and digital), DTH and / or IPTV transmission,…

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