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The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (“ACE”) launches anti-piracy initiative

Posted by Steve Vondran | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 Introduction

This blog discusses a new anti-piracy alliance that has formed by thirty of the leading entertainment companies to try to curb illegal download and distribution of copyrighted content.  The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (“ACE”) has formed by having over 30 large entertainment companies (see list below) joining together, along with the MPAA (motion picture association of america) and law enforcement assistance to try to curb the alleged “billions” of illegal downloads of copyrighted content such as movies, TV shows, music, and other digital content.

PODCAST:  Click on the picture below to hear Attorney Steve discuss this topic on this episode of “Copyright Watchdog.”

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Members of the Alliance

According to their website, here are the current members of ACE:

Amazon

AMC Networks

BBC Worldwide

Bell Canada and Bell Media

Canal+ Group

CBS Corporation

Constantin Film

Foxtel

Grupo Globo

HBO

Hulu

Lionsgate

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Millennium Media

NBCUniversal

Netflix

Paramount Pictures

SF Studios

Sky

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Star India

Studio Babelsberg

STX Entertainment

Telemundo

Televisa

Twentieth Century Fox

Univision Communications Inc.

Village Roadshow

The Walt Disney Company

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Parents warning

It is important for parents to discuss the topic of illegal movie, music and software downloading with their kids.  This is a serious issue and illegally downloading copyrighted digital content belonging to third parties can be against the law and can lead to civil and even potentially criminal prosecutions if the matter is serious enough.  There are allegedly over 480 different services online where you can LEGALLY download content so it is important to have the discussion about the illegal use of Torrents.

Attorney Steve explains Bittorrent Downloading

VIDEO:  Click on the picture to watch our video that explains how torrents work and how the use of clients such as bittorrent or UTorrent can lead to legal trouble.

Contact a copyright infringement lawyer

To discuss your case in a free initial evaluation, call us at (877) 276-5084.  We have helped many individuals and companies who have been accused of illegally downloading, installing, using, sharing, and distributing software, movies, photos and other digital content.  We have extensive federal court experience.

About the Author

Steve Vondran

Thank you for viewing our blogs, videos and podcasts. As noted, all information on this website is Attorney Advertising. Decisions to hire an attorney should never be based on advertising alone. Any past results discussed herein do not guarantee or predict any future results. All blogs are written by Steve Vondran, Esq. unless otherwise indicated. Our firm handles a wide variety of intellectual property and entertainment law cases from music and video law, Youtube disputes, DMCA litigation, copyright infringement cases involving software licensing disputes (ex. BSA, SIIA, Siemens, Autodesk, Vero, CNC, VB Conversion and others), torrent internet file-sharing (Strike 3 and Malibu Media), California right of publicity, TV Signal Piracy, and many other types of IP, piracy, technology, and social media disputes. Call us at (877) 276-5084. AZ Bar Lic. #025911 CA. Bar Lic. #232337

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