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Universal City Studios Llc & Ors. V. Mixdrop.co & Ors.

Injunction was granted against Cyberlocker websites (mixdrop), their servers and their affiliated streaming websites, found to be rogue in nature, in light of, inter alia, the non-requirement of a sign-up to upload files on the service, the fact that Cyberlockers generate their revenue through third-party advertisement, and through their affiliate program uploaders can earn a share of revenue each time their uploaded content was accessed. It was however also observed that a Cyberlocker per se is not rogue, rather, it depends on functionalities of the same. The following table illustrates the parties involved in the infringement racket involving cyberlockers, their servers, websites and their users:


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