Major Hollywood studios mostly tackle piracy by going after the major suppliers, including pirate streaming platforms. Adult entertainment company Strike 3 Holdings prefers a different approach; it tracks individual pirates and holds them responsible in court. With over 1600 lawsuits in the first half of this year, the company is on schedule to break its own record.
Over the past several years, adult entertainment company Strike 3 Holdings has filed thousands of cases in U.S. federal courts.
The company, known for its Blacked, Tushy, and Vixen brands, targets people whose Internet connections were allegedly used to download and share copyright-infringing content via BitTorrent.
Track, Sue and Settle
These efforts, often referred to as so-called ‘copyright-trolling’, are pretty straightforward. Copyright holders track down a ‘pirating’ IP-address and then request a subpoena from the court, compelling ISPs to hand over the…