New Delhi, May 31 (). The Delhi High Court has barred Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from hosting or streaming the upcoming animated film Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse as well as its 2018 prequel Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse from accessing over 100 websites. instructed to do.
Justice C. Hari Shankar was hearing a suit filed by Sony Pictures Animation Inc, which said it was the copyright holder of the film.
The court said: Respondents 1 to 101 (Ruff Website), as well as all others acting on their behalf, are prohibited from posting, streaming, reproducing or making available to the public any Cinematograph content/program on their websites or through the Internet is barred from being made available to, because Plaintiff owns the copyrights to Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Justice Shankar ordered the government authorities to issue a notification in this regard.
Sony Pictures claimed to hold the copyright and broadcasting rights to the film, but several rough websites promoted the upcoming broadcast.
The court passed an interim injunction order as prima facie case is made out in favor of Sony Pictures and also issued summons in the matter.
Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse is set to release on June 2.
The court listed the matter for consideration before the joint registrar on July 31.