Of anti-heroes, Hitchcock and CSR: The Madras HC order that blocked Pinterest

If the headline seems bizarre, it does not hold a candle to the Madras High Court order that inspired it.

On July 15 of last year, the High Court passed an order directing a host of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block as many as 169 websites (that number was changed to 225 in a subsequent order), on the grounds of copyright infringement.

And now, it seems that the order has unwittingly resulted in the blocking of Pinterest, an online bookmarking . . .