Engineer driving “THOP TV” app is apprehended by Maharashtra Cyber Police.

THOP TV

THOP TV

The investigation began following Viacom 18 Media Private Limited and another network complained with Maharashtra Cyber, saying that the "rogue, standalone" software was feeding and distributing their material without permission. A Hyderabad-based IT expert has been detained in Mumbai for supposedly building and maintaining smartphone apps to Livestream stolen content across multiple Ott services and streaming services.

A courtroom in Mumbai has sentenced Satish Venkateshwarlu, who was detained in Telangana's capital on Monday, to seven days in police detention. This 28-year-old has indeed been managing the “Thop TV” app for the past two years, as per authorities. They stated that the app had millions of users, includes 5,000 paying customers.

The application was disseminated amongst subscribers using social media channels and cost even just a modest membership price, beginning at Rs 35. The plaintiff media and entertainment firms stated that the app had resulted in significant income loss, prompting the filing of a complaint under Sections 43, 66, and 66B of the Information Technology Act of 2000, Section 63 of the Copyright Act, and Sections 420 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). 

The defendant had constructed a separate copied program, via something he would collect material from many other networks using an integrated API (Application Programming Interface), according to officials from Mumbai Cyber's investigation and analysis division.

More

SPORTS

Team India

India Beat Australia by 9 wickets and won the warm-up match

New Delhi: Indian cricket team wins the warm-up match by 9 wickets, during the final warm-up game which took place at the ICC Cricket stadium on Wedne...

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli hilariously mimics Shikhar Dhawan's signature batting posture

Virat Kohli has the ability to fascinate those who watch him in more ways than one. The Indian skipper is known for his performance on the pitch, but...

States & UTs

10 disappeared when the boat was in the Ghaghara River at UPs near Lakhimpur Kheri

10 disappeared when the boat was in the Ghaghara River at UPs Lakhimpur Kheri Capsizes

At least ten people were missing after a boat capsized Wednesday in the Ghaghara River near the village of Mirzapur in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of...

NH9 connecting Noida

The NH9 connecting Noida, Gaziabad, and Delhi remains closed for 22 days

Due to the repair work, Carried by the National Highway Authority of India, the vehicles are further permitted to ply from Tigri roundabout to Noida a...

POLITICS

Priyanka Gandhi

UP Election 2022: Priyanka Gandhi's political bet, smartphone and scooty promise to help voters

Congress has made another big announcement on Thursday after announcing that 40 percent tickets will...

Akhilesh & Rajbhar

After meeting with Akhilesh, Rajbhar announces party alliance with SP

SUHELDEV BHARATIYA Samaj Party (SBSP) will tie up with Samajwadi Party in subsequent year&...

ENTERTAINMENT

Actor Ananya Panday

Actor Ananya Panday Raided By Anti-Drugs Agency, Called For Questioning

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) raided Bollywood actress Ananya Panday’s home on Thursday,...

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan meets His son Aaryan in Mumbai Jail

Mumbai:  Bollywood superstar was in Mumbai’s Arthur road jail to meet his son, and this w...

About

The Live Newz is an independent, budding and online news portal that came into existence recently. Our mission is to create and deliver the finest news for the readers. We act as a cutting-edge platform that provides the users with every update on recent happenings. We aspire to be true to the journalistic values and maintain the standard of its excellence by presenting the truth to the readers.