Sharing a PDF copy of a Newspaper in a WhatsApp group is illegal

Sharing a PDF copy of a Newspaper in a WhatsApp group is illegal

New Delhi – During the present lockdown, papers are battling with dispersion issues from one viewpoint and duplicating of their e-papers and computerized theft on the other. This is making loss of income newspapers.With this as a top priority, the Indian Newspaper Society has cautioned that it is illicit to download pages from e-papers of papers and offer their PDF documents in WhatsApp or Telegram groups.The paper can take exacting legitimate and powerful fines against an individual who unlawfully shares via web-based networking media by duplicating an e-paper or part of it.

The admin of a WhatsApp or Telegram group will be considered answerable for unlawfully coursing an e-duplicate of a paper thusly in a gathering.
On the counsel of INS, the paper gathering will likewise utilize a strategy that will distinguish the individual who downloaded the PDF record of the paper and shared it via web-based networking media. Clients who download more than the endorsed number of PDFs every week may likewise be blocked.
Source Divya

Updated: 02/05/2020 — 7:14 AM

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