The Indian Ministry of Electronics and IT has eliminated the ban on the web site of VLC media participant. Folks in India can now obtain this multimedia participant.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 14, 2022 18:47 IST
VLC Participant is now obtainable for obtain in India months after foolish ban.
By Ankita Garg: VCL media participant is now obtainable for obtain in India. The multimedia participant, which obtained banned earlier this 12 months, is now again and other people can once more use it. The Indian Ministry of Electronics and IT has eliminated the ban on the web site of VLC media participant. The information was first highlighted by Web Freedom Basis (IFF) of India, which claims to have helped the corporate in offering authorized assist for this problem.
Folks can now merely go to VideoLan’s web site to obtain VLC media participant. The official web site reveals that round 73 million folks have downloaded this participant thus far and extra individuals are downloading it. The rationale behind the ban continues to be unknown. There are possibilities that the ban could possibly be a mistake, which the federal government has now eliminated.
In October this 12 months, the VLC maker despatched a authorized discover to the Indian authorities, asking them to provide reasoning on why its service was banned in India and that it needs to be given a chance to defend its case through a digital listening to.
The corporate additionally threatened the Indian authorities by saying in the event that they fail to provide correct reasoning for the ban, then VideoLan can be “entitled and compelled to provoke authorized proceedings in opposition to you, for failing to guard our rights as assured by the Structure of India, for violation of your obligations beneath worldwide legislation, and for breach of your individual Guidelines.”
It appears that evidently the corporate was profitable in proving its innocence and bringing again its service to India as a result of the VLC media participant is once more obtainable for obtain on the official web site. Beforehand, the web site confirmed a 404 error when anybody was attempting to entry the positioning for VLC. The corporate reported that it used to get round 25 million downloads yearly in India, however the web site turned inaccessible beginning February this 12 months, after the federal government banned it with out issuing a authorized discover to VideoLan.