Disney Joins 30-Member Coalition to Fight Online Piracy

Published on 6/14/17 by Craig Smith

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Image courtesy the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment

It was announced yesterday, that The Walt Disney Company has joined 29 other content creators to form the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) to fight online piracy.

The 30 members of ACE include:

  • 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.

According to the  ACE launch announcement release:

By bringing together global creative companies producing all forms of content, ACE will expand ongoing, cooperative efforts to reduce the prevalence of online piracy. ACE will draw upon the global antipiracy resources of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in concert with the internal antipiracy expertise of the ACE coalition members. Specifically, ACE will conduct research, work closely with law enforcement to curtail illegal pirate enterprises, file civil litigation, forge cooperative relationships with existing national content protection organizations, and pursue voluntary agreements with responsible parties across the internet ecosystem.

More information about the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment can be found here.