Yout.com Operator Rejects Deal Offered By Brazil’s Criminal Prosecutor
Popular stream-ripping site Yout.com has rejected a deal from Brazil’s public prosecutor to ‘resolve’ a criminal lawsuit. The agreement would allow the site’s operator to avoid a prison sentence with relative ease. However, that would come at a significant financial cost and a permanent ban on Brazilian visitors.
Over the past few years, stream-ripping service Yout.com has fought legal battles on several continents.
The most prominent lawsuit was filed by the site’s operator, American developer Johnathan Nader, who took the RIAA to court in an attempt to have the site declared legal.
The RIAA case is still pending but, in the meantime, Yout has other battles to attend to. Late last year, Nader learned that the Public Prosecutor’s Office of São Paulo, Brazil, had filed a criminal complaint against him.
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