The internet is filled with numerous piracy websites that have vast content of pirated movies and TV shows. Illegal sites like YTS have been effectively providing free movies and TV series download on their online portal. Netizens tend to download movies to avoid spending on subscriptions and cinema halls. While piracy websites continue to haunt moviemakers, these sites have been still continuously leaking each and every newly-launched films, sometimes even before their release dates.
YTS is amongst the most favourite torrent websites for many people who download free latest movies. The site has effectively built a large audience who are loyal to the online portal’s contents. Here is all about this unlawful piracy website.
YTS is amongst the most infamous piracy supergiants of movie leaking business. The site was started in the year 2010 by a computer science genius named Yiftach Swery. The original name of this old free movies download website was YIFY and it originally leaked mainly English, Chinese and Japanese movies. In a very short time, this piracy website gained huge popularity amongst movie lovers. However, Swery retired and handed over the website to a team of web designers and computer science staff which explains the change in the name.
YTS extensively provides copyrighted content for free download. A person can easily spot their favourite newly-launched movies and shows on their homepage for free. The site also features Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other entertainment apps’ content for free. YTS is responsible for leaking and providing contents for free to many other piracy websites as well.
What makes YTS or YIFY stand distinct from other sites?
The site is designed effectively, considering PC and mobile usage. Its homepage features popular downloads of the site and below it they provide the latest movies that were viewed the most on the site. One can choose to watch English and other movies for free online on this piracy site. Netizens can browse their favourite films according to their genre, year of release, quality and more.
The site also showcases the stars earned by the movie and the genre of the film when the cursor is kept on them.
Movies Leaked by YTS website
This ill-famed movie download site has been pirating several movies and shows. Almost every Hollywood blockbuster movie of several international stars has been leaked by YTS.vc. The vast number of movies leaked by this site includes Parasite, Avengers: Endgame, Ford v Ferrari, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, The Lion King, and more. Recently the site has been convicted of leaking movies like Bird of Prey, Joker, Dolittle, and more. Apart from movies, this online piracy giant is also responsible for providing free Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Hooq, Ullu and other entertainment sites’ content as well. The site is also responsible for leaking TV shows like Stranger Things series, The Punisher, Daredevil and more.
YTS in India
Movie piracy is considered illegal in India, USA and many countries. The Indian government has banned sites like YTS, 123movies, Tamilrockers and Movierulz. However, every effort by the government has failed to stop the leak of movies on such websites. To tackle the bans around the world, YTS online website keeps gradually changing its domain extension from .com. .uz, .pn, .it and more. This unstoppable piracy site has been challenging the global authority by continuing its illegal acts and leaking a lot of movies and shows, which has been haunting the moviemakers. YTS changed its domain name from ‘.to’ to ‘.link’.
List of similar websites like YTS movie download site
- Jio Rockers
- Movie Counter
- Madras Rockers
What is the government doing to stop piracy?
The Government has taken definitive steps to eradicate piracy of films. As per the Cinematograph Act approved in 2019, any individual found recording a movie without the written consent of the producers can face a jail term up to 3 years. Besides this, a fine of ₹10 lakhs can also be imposed on the culprits. People circulating pirated copies on illegal torrent websites can also face a jail term.
Will you go to jail or be fined for downloading a movie illegally?
According to the piracy law in India, if a person is taken to the court and it is proven that he/she has knowingly infringed or helped someone else infringe and download a copyrighted movie from YTS free online movies, then it would be considered to be a criminal act. The court will assume that the person knew of the infringement because in most cases the movie contains a watermark or notice which indicates that it is a copyrighted work.
Under the law, the punishment for a person being convicted for their first such offence is a jail term for six months and three years, with a fine between ₹50,000 and ₹200,000 (depending on the seriousness of the offence).
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