KQ Entertainment is a relatively small company, but is becoming more well-known for the growing success of ATEEZ, as well as their older artists such as Block B, EDEN, MADDOX, and Babylon.

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On August 28, the company released a statement regarding recent posts and comments they’ve been seeing that have malicious intentions towards their artists.

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They’re promising to take action against such slander against their artists, encouraging fans to report anything that they see that should be taken care of legally. They shared the following message on their artists’ social media accounts, as well as their official website:

Hello
This is KQ Entertainment.

First of all, we would like to thank you for your great love and support towards our artists of KQ Entertainment.

Recently, indiscriminate and continuous posts online, such as personal attacks on the artists, malicious postings, and the dissemination of false information have caused harm and mental distress not only to the artists but even to the fans.
To protect the rights and interests of our artists, we inform you that we will continue to monitor any kind of slander, malicious postings and the spread of false information and legally respond to them. We stress once again that we will respond heavily without any leniency or agreement.
We will also continue to take legal action against defamation and additional damages occurring in the future.

— KQ Entertainment

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They gave the following instructions for fans who wish to submit a malicious post:

For those who have captured malicious postings against our artists, we ask you to refer to the following information and cooperate with the data acquisition for faster and more accurate process.

1. E-mail for reporting (files) : [email protected]
2. Please write the name of the artist in the title.
3. When sending us your files, we would appreciate it if you could send us the data in accordance with the criteria below for us to confirm the offender and crime state

— KQ Entertainment

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There are further instructions listed on the website about the specifications of how to send in the reports. The company concluded their post by saying:

KQ Entertainment will continue to do our best to protect the rights and interests of our artists.

Thank you.

— KQ Entertainment

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It’s always nice to see when a company takes situations such as this seriously, and hopefully the promise of legal action will prevent people with malicious intent from posting cruel and defamatory things about their artists.