OTT service files FIR against content piracy in Assam
Dedicated Assamese content streaming service Reeldrama said on September 22 that disbelievers were pirating their programs and filed a complaint with the police in Assam.
The Hyderabad-based streaming platform said the company had identified several offenders and contacted Assam Police to take action.
Addressing a press conference in Guwahati to launch 10 new original productions, Reeldrama director Kuheli Dasgupta said the OTT company has identified several offenders and is taking action against them.
“This is a serious problem that we are facing now and it is piracy. Our content is pirated and distributed on various unauthorized platforms. This is detrimental not only to the company, but to the entire Assamese film industry, ”she added.
Reeldrama has already filed complaints with Guwahati police against two identified offenders, Dasgupta said.
“The police are taking action. But, we call on people not to encourage piracy. It affects everyone in society, she added.
An FIR was registered at Dispur Police Station in Guwahati under section 420 (cheating and dishonesty) of the IPC and 66D (cheating by impersonation through the use of computer resources) of the Computer Law .
Reeldrama’s content mix, which rolled out in January of this year, includes contemporary and old films, short films, web series of various genres, and a wide range of shows on music, comedy, poetry. , cooking and devotion.