Anti-piracy coalition ACE reports that Egyptian law enforcement authorities have shut down three anti-piracy rings, which operated sports, TV, and movie piracy sites. These successes are the result of close cooperation between rightsholders and the local authorities. While these successes should not be understated, most brands live on, as copycat sites thrive.
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) is the most active anti-piracy coalition, assisting enforcement efforts around the world.
The group is backed by prominent rightsholders such as beIN, Canal+, DAZN, Disney, Sky, Netflix, and Warner Bros, as it systematically hunts down key piracy players.
Through new partnerships and connections, ACE expanded its work in the MENA region last year. This includes Egypt, where the coalition tackled several large streaming piracy portals over the past months.
ACE’s large international member base is…