The Camp acknowledges violation of BTS’s rights
- By: Nat.O
- 1 month ago
The Camp acknowledges violation of BTS’s rights, “Immediate corrective action → forced closure”
The Camp, a service platform that allows family members or acquaintances to send Internet consolation letters to enlisted trainees through mobile apps and Internet sites, posted on the official bulletin board on the 16th, “Only when famous artists enlist, fans can run the service on their own. “We created and provided a separate space within the camp.”
“However, due to poor camp operation, it was identified that some rights of a specific company were violated contrary to the initial intention, and corrective action was taken immediately.”
He then announced, “We have successfully concluded discussions to take action on all parts of the system that require some time within February 9, 2024.”
In addition, “At the request of Big Hit Music, BTS‘s agency, The Camp will restrict the operation of all camps set under the names of Big Hit artists.”
“The Camp will be forced to close on February 9. Please note that if you use the name of a Big Hit artist without permission even after the camp ends, it may be forced to close or you may be held legally responsible.”
Previously, HYBE revealed to iMBC Entertainment on the 9th, “Last month, we sent proof of content to the management of The Camp regarding the violation of publicity rights by using BTS’s likeness and name without permission from BTS and the agency.”
Meanwhile, all members of BTS are fulfilling their military service obligations, starting with the eldest member Jin in December 2022. j-hope enlisted in April last year, and RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook enlisted in December last year. Suga has also been working as a social worker since September of last year.
They are aiming for full activities in 2025.