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Posted by Germaine-Jay 27 days ago

HYBE updates fans on legal action on behalf of BTS, TXT, Seventeen, NU'EST & ENHYPEN

AKP STAFF

HYBE updated fans on legal action on behalf of their label artists.

On June 29, HYBE shared a statement regarding legal action to protect their artists BTSTXTSeventeenNU'EST, and ENHYPEN from malicious comments and defamation. The label stated, "Our company regularly initiates legal proceedings against perpetrators of malicious activities related to our artists (BTS, TXT, SEVENTEEN, NU'EST, and ENHYPEN), including ill-intentioned criticism, the spread of groundless information, sexual harassment, personal attacks, and defamation. We would like to provide an update on these activities."

HYBE continued:


"We have filed criminal complaints for defamation (Article 70 of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communication Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc.) and insult (Article 311 of the Criminal Act) against perpetrators who engaged in repeated posting or spreading malicious replies and writings exceeding the boundaries of socially-acceptable expression of opinions on online communities, blogs, and social media.

Criminal complaints were filed against perpetrators that included anonymous posters; even in instances of postings that were created and then deleted to avoid leaving evidence, we performed real-time monitoring to collect and deliver the contents of such postings to law enforcement agencies. We ask for your understanding that we may be unable to release further details or comment on pending cases to ensure that perpetrators can be identified and investigations remain confidential, and we would like to make it clear that any attempts to create malicious online postings that evade collection of evidence or deliberately misleading law enforcement investigation will result in a stronger response. As we have already noted, we maintain a strict policy of no settlement and no leniency in the prosecution of any violation of artist rights.

We regularly collect information on malicious postings regarding our artists, report them to the authorities, and file criminal complaints. We ask all fans to submit information regarding our artists to our legal hotlines.

We are always grateful for the affection and dedication shown by fans of our artists.

We will continue to work to ensure that the rights of our artists are fully protected.

Thank you."

  1. BTS
  2. ENHYPEN
  3. NU'EST
  4. Seventeen
  5. TXT
  6. HYBE
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Kirsty_Louise
Kirsty_Louise24,805 pts 27 days ago 14
27 days ago

HYBE should stop by AKP every now and then, plenty here to keep their legal team busy lol

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cherryblossombae
cherryblossombae2,351 pts 27 days ago 0
27 days ago

Finally!!! Y'all have 0 idea about how much enhypen been getting bullied in twitter recently

In month of June they've gotten hated bashed and cancelled every god damn day and since be:lift had no email...every could bash them and get away with it...

I hope they'll make statements for other issues as well but I guess it will take some time since making this statement took 2 weeks..

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