What Is A Strike 3 Holdings Lawsuit?
If you are being sued by a company known as Strike 3 Holdings LLC, you may have some questions and concerns.
Strike 3 Holdings LLC is a company that produces adult films. Their films are published under the subscriptions sites known as Blacked, Vixen, and Tushy. Currently, they are filing federal lawsuits, as well as lawsuits in the state of Florida, for copyright infringement.
Why Did I Get A Strike 3 Holdings Subpoena?
Did you receive a notice in the mail from your Internet Service Provider? This can include companies such as Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, etc. They may have sent you a copy of a subpoena from a company called Strike 3 Holdings requesting the personal details (such as name and address) associated with your internet account.
This likely means that they are accusing you, or someone in your office or home, of illegally downloading a Strike 3 Holding’s adult film. Most likely through BitTorrent sharing software. In sum, this is a lawsuit accusing you of copyright infringement,
It is vital to note that this subpoena is real and not a scam. You are likely about to be sued for copyright infringement by Strike 3 Holdings LLC in Federal Court or in Florida State Court. Currently, as you are receiving the notice, you are known to the court only as John Doe. If you ignore the notice and do nothing, your internet service provider will likely release your name to Strike 3 Holdings LLC’s lawyers.
Typically once Strike 3 Holdings LLC has your name, in almost all cases they will amend the complaint name in the public court documents from ‘John Doe’ to your name. You will then receive a court summons.
Under no circumstances should one ever ignore a court summons. Although many clients do not mind losing their anonymity, the downside to ignoring your Strike 3 Holdings subpoena and receiving a summons is that your options moving forward are limited and you will lose some of your negotiating powers.
What Are My Options In A Strike 3 Holding Lawsuit?
Whether or not you did it, you’re still likely going to be sued. At this point as Strike 3 Holdings thinks you did, and the court believes they have enough evidence for the case to proceed.
You now have three options available to you:
- Settle your case out of court
- File a Motion to Quash
- Fight back in court
If you choose to settle, having an attorney experienced in these types of cases may help you negotiate a lower Strike 3 Holdings settlement amount. We aggressively negotiate settlement amounts for our clients and will fight for you until your case is resolved entirely.
My Strike 3 Holdings Lawsuit Is Real, What Now?
- Don’t sign anything.
In any lawsuit, one should not sign paperwork without a full understanding of what one is agreeing to. If you receive something in the mail from Strike 3 Holdings requesting your signature, do not sign it until you have had the chance to consult with an attorney representing you so that you know the implications of what it is you are signing.
- Do not delete anything.
Many defendants assume that if they delete the content from their device, it can help get rid of evidence that they have downloaded Strike 3 Holdings LLC content. However, this is not the case. In fact, if you do delete the content it can make your penalties worse and appear as an admission of guilt.
- Contact an experienced internet service provider subpoena defense attorney
Once you are sure you are being sued, contact an attorney who can guide you through the next steps of the process. The attorneys at Antonelli Law are highly experienced with copyright infringement lawsuits like those filed by Strike 3 Holdings. We can discuss your specific case, go through your options, and help you come up with a plan of what to do next. Whether you’re being sued in Federal Court or in Florida State Court, we can help you.