Yout.com Challenges Site Blocking in Peru, Strands in Spain
Popular stream-ripping site Yout.com continues to appeal various site blocking measures around the world. In Peru, the court agreed that ISPs are no longer required to block since the precautionary injunction expired. However, ISPs have yet to lift the blockade. Meanwhile, in Spain, the Supreme Court denied hearing Yout’s appeal.
The music industry has pushed for site blocking measures around the world, with quite a bit of success.
Among the main targets are popular stream-ripping services. This includes Yout.com, which is operated by the American developer Johnathan Nader.
Unlike many of his peers, Nader isn’t simply taking these blocking orders lying down. On the contrary, where possible, he actively challenges them in court, as we’ve seen in Denmark, Spain, and Brazil.
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