ACE STATEMENT ON COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT AGAINST SETVNOW
April 19, 2018 – Members of the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) filed a lawsuit today against Setvnow, a subscription-based IPTV service operated in Florida, and two individuals – Jason Labossiere, the site operator and domain registrant of www.setvnow.com, and Nelson Johnson, a partner in Set Broadcast, LLC. The following is a statement by Jolyon Kimble, ACE spokesperson:
“‘Setvnow’ and other piracy software applications undermine the legal market for films and television shows, causing harm to a vibrant creative economy that supports millions of workers around the world. ACE is dedicated to protecting creators and reducing online piracy through dedicated actions against illegal enterprises like ‘Setvnow.’”
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (“ACE”) is a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market for creative content and reducing online piracy. The worldwide members of ACE are 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, NBC Universal, 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, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.