Baku. 23 July. REPORT.AZ/ YouTube may be blocked by Russian internet providers starting late July.
The Russian media supervision service Roskomnadzor added some videos posted there to its list of banned webpages due to copyright infringement.
YouTube might be banned for illegally posting several Russian TV series owned by the Russian TNT-network company, Report informs citing Rusian RT channel.
“Pre-action remedies were implemented against YouTube video hosting in order to protect the exclusive property rights on two TV series at the request of the TNT-network company in accordance with a ruling by the Moscow City Court,” the Roskomnadzor statement says.
Russian authorities also warned internet users that adding particular YouTube page indexes to the ban list may lead to the blocking of the whole website by some ISPs making it impossible for their clients to access the site.