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GMA Network joins ACE

Philippine broadcast company GMA Network says it has strengthened its anti-piracy capabilities by partnering with the Alliance for Creativity & Entertainment (ACE).The anti-piracy coalition currently has over 50 global members, with GMA as its first member from the Philippines. “Piracy continues to be one of the biggest problems in the entertainment industry globally,” stated Atty. […]

January 19, 2023By Colin Mann

OSN joins ACE’s anti-piracy coalition

Dubai-based entertainment company OSN has joined anti-piracy coalition the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE). OSN is one of 11 global media and entertainment companies that joined ACE in December 2022, expanding the coalition’s ability to combat illegal piracy operations around the world. ACE currently has a total of 52 members. “In line with our […]

January 13, 2023By Colin Mann

Membership boost for ACE

Anti-piracy coalition the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has welcomed an additional 11 media and entertainment companies from key markets. ACE’s latest expansion brings the total number of member companies to 52. This growth extensively increases ACE’s global network, including key partnerships with local law enforcement and other authorities, and its ability to shut […]

December 14, 2022By Colin Mann

United Media joins ACE

Further strengthening its fight to combat piracy in Europe, the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, has welcomed United Media as its newest member. United Media, the media arm of United Group, is a leading media company in Southeast Europe, broadcasting more than […]

December 6, 2022By Colin Mann

NitroTV hit with $51m piracy damages

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, has applauded a new federal court order requiring IPTV piracy service NitroTV to pay $51.6 million (€49m) in damages to certain ACE members for “egregious” copyright infringement. NitroTV was a collection of unlicensed web-based and application-based […]

December 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Morocco: ACE shuts down major sports piracy ring

On the eve of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, confirmed the successful shutdown of a major sports piracy operation in Morocco. Before they were shut down November 11th, the streaming websites carried live football matches […]

November 21, 2022By Colin Mann

Spanish police in major piracy takedown

Agents from Spain’s Policía Nacional (National Police), in a joint operation with Europol, have dismantled a criminal network that allegedly distributed audiovisual content illegally to more than 500,000 users in several European countries. The four individuals arrested operated from Malaga and used various web pages to advertise subscription packages made up of more than 2,600 […]

November 17, 2022By Colin Mann

MBC joins ACE anti-piracy campaign

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, has a new member operating in key Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) markets. MBC Group, the largest media company in the MENA region, is the latest member to join the growing coalition dedicated to combating […]

November 14, 2022By Colin Mann

ACE shuts down LatAm sports TV piracy ring

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, has shut down one of the largest football and live TV piracy operations in Latin America. The ACE action targeted futbollibre.net and televisionlibre.net, as well as 40 additional domains, all operated by an Argentinian man. This […]

November 7, 2022By Colin Mann

ACE welcomes Malaysian ISD seizure

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, says it applauds the Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) for recent actions it took against the operators of illegal streaming devices (ISDs). On October 15th, the MDTCA, assisted by ACE, seized more […]

October 28, 2022By Colin Mann