In early 2009, certain Bollywood producers got into a bitter dispute with multiplex owners on the ground that they were being denied a legitimate share in revenue. As a result, the release of several films was stayed. On the other hand, the multiplex owners accused the producers
Update: Google has shut down this service as of August, 2013. In a laudable move, Google announced the launch of a music service in India to help users search for legal online music streams and downloads. Given that India consistently tops the US Special 301 report for
There is no doubt that Bollywood has suffered at the hands of piracy, but the battle appears to have moved to cyberspace in recent times. A report by Mybangalore suggests that Bollywood’s latest strategy is to deploy an innovative, yet dubious, weapon against torrents in particular.