New Delhi, Mar 19: Tamil Rockers-owned websites, including tamilrockers.com, tamilrockers.me, tamilrockers.co and tamilrockers.ac, were blocked by search engine Google after police arrested five admins of the domains. However, tamilrockersss.com is still available on one of the leading search engines. Tamil Rockers offers pirated South Indian movies on its websites. It appears that the group changed the domain to tamilrockersss.com after other of their domains got blocked. Also Read - Sufiyum Sujatayum Full HD Available For Free Download Online on Tamilrockers and Other Torrent Sites
Google blocked domains owned by Tamil Rockers. The development was followed by arrests of the group members. The arrested men are accused of uploading pirated South Indian movies on websites. The accused also include members of DVD rockers and have been identified as Villupuram native Karthi, his accomplice Suresh, TNRockers owner Prabhu, DVD Rockers owner Tirunelveli native Johnson and his accomplice Maria John. Also Read - Google Discontinues Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL to Make Way For Pixel 4a Release
Tamil Rockers’ Men in Police Net:
The arrests of Tamil Rockers‘ members took place after the police began tracking an email which had mentioned a connection with piracy websites. A Haryana-based advertisement company had sent a mail to one Akhil, arrested in a similar case in 2016. The mail, according to the reports, had mentioned having ties with the Tamil Rockers. “We got the information about Tamilrockers through this ad company,” anti-piracy cell SP Prasanthan told The News Minute. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Googled His Own Name Before Committing Suicide: Reports
The investigation revealed that members of Tamil Rockers and DVD Rockers have together bought 19 domains online where they allegedly released new films in case of the police block one. Tamil Rockers reportedly earned over Rs 1 crore in the last few months through piracy.