21
Jul
2011

File and Video sharing sites Banned in India

Posted in: India Broadband, Web , , , , 10 Comments

India has started banning most File and Video sharing websites. Currently around 15 popular File and Video sharing sites are banned by all ISP of India.

The list of banned sites can increase. Below is currently banned sites in India.

  1. Mediafire.com
  2. Megaupload.com
  3. Rapidshare.com
  4. sendspace.com
  5. Megavideo.com
  6. VideoBB.com
  7. Novamov.com
  8. Movshare.net
  9. Putlocker.com
  10. Hotfile.com
  11. Fileserve.com
  12. Filesonic.com
  13. Filesonic.in
  14. Depositfiles.com
  15. Wupload.com
  16. Uploaded.to
  17. UploadStation.com

When you open any banned website, you will get following message.

This site has been blocked as per instructions from Department of Telecom (DOT) .

How to surf these blocked sites

You can still surf these blocked sites using any proxy or Opera Turbo.

Using openDNS or Google Open DNS will also not work as its completely banned by ISP. The banned has been implemented by Department of Telecomm (DOT), India. However, there is no official announcement by DOT, India about ban and reason why these sites are banned.

Update

All sites listed above except Mediafire.com are now opening on most ISP.
If you are still getting blocked message, try clearing browser cache, DNS cache and use Google Open DNS.
If nothing works, it means those site are still blocked by your ISP.

Update Two

All sites listed above including Mediafire.com are now opening on most ISP.

About the Author

Name: Ravi Shekhar
Nothing much about me. I just love playing with gadgets and windows.

10 Responses to File and Video sharing sites Banned in India

  1. Rup says:

    Found those site open to download at night.

  2. Deepak says:

    its banned but u can still download from mediafire and other sites too

  3. Kushagra says:

    Can you please advise what proxy to use ti surf these sites ???

    • Admin says:

      Sorry I do not use any proxy site. So, I cannot advice you any particular. But you can find hundreds of proxy sites from Google search.
      Better use Opera Turbo. Its safe and ad free.

  4. hellboy says:

    hidemyass.com

  5. hellboy says:

    all d above sites r banned in bangalore reliance isp

  6. Alok says:

    I think in the whole world India is only country that understand and obey cyber norms

    It’s really sad news
    India will never let grow new geeks and when India will start being victim by surrounding countries there will be a single way recruiting geeks from abroad.

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