Idaho Internet Law Questions & Answers

Q: Would objecting to a subpoena in a civil IP case help me in any way?

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law for Idaho on
Answered on Jan 7, 2011
Timothy James Walton's answer
Objecting in your own name may be pointless if the purpose of the subpoena was to discover your identity. You could hire an attorney to do a John Doe objection to protect your identity while objecting. Main drawback is the effort and expense.

Not objecting almost guarantees that your phone records go to the requesting party. Cheaper, but it may lead to your being added to the lawsuit as a defendant.

if the purpose is something other than to discover your identity, then it is...

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