An Alternative Form of Copyright 'Enforcement'

JUNE 5, 2006

Pankaj Mishra, in a review of Suketu Mehta’s Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found repeats the following anecdote from that book (NYRB, 2004-11-18, p.18):

In another scene, Chopra, the film director Mehta has worked with, stands before a row of cable operators arrested for screening illegally his new film and orders a pliant police officer to break their legs.