Update: While Justice Manmohan Singh did ask for proof for the 72 infringing sites, it appears that the order is still a John Doe order. The order, of which MediaNama has a copy, states that " The defendants No. 19 to 35, their directors, partners, proprietors, officers, servants, employees, and all others in the capacity of principal or agent acting for and on their behalf, or anyone claiming through, by or under it, are directed to ensure and secure compliance by blocking access to the 72 websites identified by the plaintiff or such other websites that may subsequently be notified by the plaintiff to be infringing of its exclusive rights." The phrase "..such other websites that may subsequently be notified by the plaintiff to be infringing of its exclusive rights", indicates that the movie studio can still get any website blocked. Hence, it is a John Doe order. Our apologies for the error. We have listed the 72 sites that will be blocked, below. There will, in all probability, be more. Yesterday: With the Bollywood film Bang Bang due to release on October 2nd, Fox Star Studios moved the Delhi High Court last Friday to seek blocking of websites that might end up making the film available for download on the Internet. In what is an important, and hopefully, a precedence setting move, Justice Manmohan Singh refused to issue a John Doe order, and asked for evidence of prior copyright infringement for each and every site that Fox Star Studios claimed…
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