BIGHIT MUSIC has shared updates on its authorized proceedings concerning the violation of BTS’s rights.
On September 27, BIGHIT MUSIC launched the next statements on Weverse:
Good day. That is BIGHIT MUSIC.
Our firm commonly initiates authorized proceedings in opposition to perpetrators of malicious actions associated to BTS, together with defamation, private assaults, sexual harassment, the unfold of groundless data, and ill-intentioned criticism. We want to present an replace on these essential actions.
Throughout this quarter, we filed a number of prison complaints with regulation enforcement businesses primarily based on proof associated to acts infringing on the rights of the artists, together with defamation, submitted by our followers in addition to collected by way of our personal monitoring.
Particularly, we gathered ongoing proof concerning people who repeatedly despatched mails and packages to the artists’ residences, even inflicting hurt to the artists’ households, and filed prison complaints in opposition to them on fees of violating legal guidelines concerning stalking crimes (Act on Punishment of Crime of Stalking). The court docket has issued an interim restraining order, and a prosecutor’s investigation is underway. We stay dedicated to an upcompromising zero-tolerance coverage in addressing stalking crimes that infringe on the privateness and security of our artists.
A call was handed down within the second quarter of 2022 declaring a non-suit and halting the investigations in opposition to a few of the suspects, and we filed objections and requested reinvestigation of those circumstances. Because of this, by way of prosecution referrals, the suspects have been finally discovered responsible of non-public assaults and defamation in opposition to the artists, and authorized penalties have been imposed.
Moreover, among the many defendants on this spherical of authorized actions, there was a person who repeatedly posted violent and offensive abusive feedback on portal website information sections. This particular person commonly engaged in dozens of circumstances of high-intensity malicious commenting throughout numerous articles. We now have compiled all verified feedback and filed prison complaints in opposition to the person.
BIGHIT MUSIC commonly collects data on malicious postings concerning BTS, studies them to the authorities, and takes authorized motion. We want to inform you that we’re taking robust measures in opposition to malicious postings associated to all members together with the members who’re at present fulfilling their army service.
Our firm is dedicated to ongoing efforts to remove unlawful actions in opposition to our artists even when it takes time. We’ll proceed to stick to strict measures and our coverage of no settlement and no leniency to carry suspects accountable.
We ask that our followers make continued use of our authorized affairs hotline ([email protected]) to report any circumstances of abuse.
We’re all the time grateful for the love and dedication proven by the followers of BTS. BIGHIT MUSIC will proceed to work to make sure that the rights of our artists are totally protected.