The world of the internet and technology has been a boon to people who love watching movies keep looking for the latest content that they can access. Internet is full of websites that pirate the content and leak them on their portal for free download or streaming. Many illegal websites like YTS have been providing their users with free movies and TV shows to access for free on their portal. For the fans who cannot wait for the movies to hit the theatres or do not like to spend money to watch movies, websites like YTS have been providing free access to pirated content as soon they hit the theatres. Here is all you need to know about YTS.
YTS is among the most infamous supergiants of the piracy world. The website was initially started by a developer named Yiftach Swery. The original name of this free movie downloading portal was YIFY and it mainly leaked English, Japanese, and Chinese content. Very soon, this website gained a lot of popularity among movie fans. After some time, Swery retired from his company and gave the website to a team of web designers who later changed the name of the website. YTS provides a vast number of pirated copyrighted content free for download. An individual can easily search for a movie or TV show that they want to download from the website and download it for free. YTS also provides content from paid streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, etc., for free YTS is also responsible for leaking content to other piracy websites.
What makes YTS or YIFY stand distinct from other sites?
The portal of YTS is designed uniquely to cater to the needs of users on laptops, PC, or mobile phones. The homepage of the website shows the content that has been popular or in-demand and below that they provide the list of the latest movies that were most searched on the website. They even have a portal to stream the content online for free. Users can also look for their favorite movies or TV series through the year of release, genre, and more.
Movies Leaked by YTS
YTS has been pirating a large number of movies and TV shows from several languages. Almost every latest Hollywood movie that features a famous star is leaked by YTS. The recent leaks of the website include Parasite, Joker, Ford v Ferrari, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, The Lion King, etc. The website is also responsible to leak shows like Stranger Things, The Punisher, Daredevil, and more.
YTS in India
Piracy of movies and TV series is considered illegal in major countries like India, the USA, etc. The government of India has banned websites like YTS from Google but these websites have different ways to still work for the users. YTS keeps creating different domain extensions like .com, .uk, .in, etc. This method makes it more difficult for the government to stop the piracy and leaking of content on the internet.
What is the Government doing to Stop Piracy?
The government has recently taken a major step to control the piracy of movies and TV shows. As per the new Cinematograph Act of 2019, any individual who is found to record a movie without the consent of the producers can be imprisoned for up to 3 years along with a fine of up to Rupees 10 lacs. The individuals who are found to circulate pirated content on illegal websites can also face a jail term. The individuals who download or stream pirated content are also liable for criminal charges. If a person is found and proven that they have knowingly downloaded a copyrighted content from YTS or similar websites, then they may face imprisonment for 6 months to 3 years and a fine between 50 thousand to 2 lacs depending upon the seriousness of the offense.