Statement from ACE on Major Anti-Piracy Victory Over SetTVNow

August 1, 2019


LOS ANGELES – The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) yesterday obtained a permanent injunction against SetTVNow, a piracy outfit that was illegally feeding over 500 television channels to its users via online streaming or set-top devices.

The following is a statement from Karen Thorland, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at the Motion Picture Association of America, on the permanent injunction:

“SetTVNow and other piracy outfits threaten millions of creators, damage economic growth, and hurt consumers. The victory over SetTVNow is a great step forward to reducing the piracy of movies and television shows, including the theft of live TV. It also continues ACE’s legal and operational victories, which continue to protect the legitimate market for creative content.”

About ACE

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (“ACE”) is a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market and reducing online piracy. The worldwide members of ACE are Amazon, AMC Networks, BBC Worldwide, Bell Canada and Bell Media, Canal+ Group, CBS Corporation, Channel 5, Constantin Film, Discovery, 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, Telefe, Telemundo, Televisa, Univision Communications Inc., Village Roadshow, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.