123Movies : Have you ever tried to download or tried to watch Hollywood movies online?? If you ever did this then surely you have visited this website many times because that was one of biggest website to serve pirated movies.
123Movies, GoMovies, GoStream, MeMovies or 123movieshub was a network of movies downloading or pirated files sharing site from Vietnam which allowed users to watch and download films and TV shows for free. It was called the world’s “most popular illegal site” by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in March 2018.
123Movies and other domains related to 123 Movies are chain sites, they runs the site through changing URLs after being shut down by Governments.
Firstly this website is running by 123Movies and after that (after being Ban) they transfer this site to GoMovies, 123Movies.to 123MoviesOnline and SolarMovies. But all the domains are banned by American Government due to promoting pirated movies and shows. This website is currently running with another domain called Gostream.is.
This was one of biggest website and world’s largest website to serve pirated films. Alex Rank of site was 559 in Global. It has more than 10 Million active users every month. This website was basically providing All Hollywood and Bollywood movies in HD print, Blu-Ray just after the release of film. Owner of this website was from Vietnam who pirate the movies from server and upload it to their site/sites.
Type of site : Pirated movies Provider
Language : English
Revenue Source : Advertising
Launch Date : est in 2015
Users : 98 Million
Chain site : Gostream.is , GoMovies.is , 123MoviesCounter , 123Movies123
Current State : Original website is Offline but Clone or copied still alive
Operators from : Vietnam
Source of information : 123Movies Wikipedia
Is 123movies illegal?
No. In most of the Western world, displaying content that was not obtained through the proper licenses is illegal. However, 123Movies and similar streaming sites often operate in other parts of the world. … There is no disputing the fact that 123Movies is not legal in the United States.
Did 123movies get shut down?
Almost exactly a year later, the MPAA piled on the pressure again when it branded 123Movies as the “most popular illegal site in the world”, noting that its 98 million monthly visitors were being serviced from Vietnam. Then, around March 19, 2018, 123Movies announced that it would be shutting down for good.
Is 123Movies website illegal in UK?
Yes. Government of United kingdom recently banned 13 websites which serves pirated copies along with 123Movies and their chain sites.
Is there any alternatives to 123Movies?
Yes, piracy will never stop. There are many websites are still alive which serves pirated movies. You can search on google. Or also you can search on our website. We have provided many alternatives to 123Movies.
Illegal piracy and streaming is down about 25 per cent in the last year and a further 53 per cent among sites specifically blocked by Australian internet service providers according to the Australian Site-Blocking Efficacy Report produced by online analysis company INCOPRO.
The analysis was compiled after the Australian Federal Court ordered the blocking of 59 pirate sites in August 2017 at the behest of rights holders Village Roadshow and Foxtel*, and followed a similar order in December 2016 which blocked 59 domains relating to five popular sites — Pirate Bay, isoHunt, SolarMovie, TorrentHound and Torrentz.