Since some of the materials which describe the $cientology cult could be
considered to be copywritten materials, I have censored myself and The
Skeptic Tank by deleting any and all possible text files which describes
the cult's hidden mythologies. I have elected to quote just a bit of the
questionable text according to the "Fair Use" legal findings afforded to
those who report. - Fredric L. Rice, The Skeptic Tank, 09/Sep/95
From news.interserv.net!news.sprintlink.net!gryphon.phoenix.net!news Wed Jul 19 09:29:00 1995
Subject: Re: AOL Promulgates False Advertising Deliberately
Date: 17 Jul 1995 00:41:01 GMT
Organization: Phoenix Data Systems
firstname.lastname@example.org (Fern) wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>, David Cassel wrote:
> >It's time to play "Name that Quote!"
> >: [ON JULY 4th, AOL deleted all postings on the Scientology folders on AOL
> >: which criticized Scientology, leaving all the postings intact by paid
> >: salesman who collect a commission on anyone they recruit into their nut
> >: cult.]
> >"There are alot of things posted we certainly don't agree with....but we
> > don't remove them just because they're controversial."
> >"Even though I wouldn't post it myself, unless it's something that's
> > libelous or that violates AOL TOS then we don't censor subscribers."
> >That was an AOL Board Host, talking to the San Jose Mercury News. The Air
> >Force pilot who flew the rescue mission for Scott O'Grady, the pilot
> >downed in Bosnia, had seen his e-mail account of the rescue posted to some
> >other bulletin boards. He specifically requested the Board Host not to
> >post it on AOL because it contained classified information.
> >When it was posted there, the Board Host refused to delete it, and crowed
> >to the press about AOL's strong stance on freedom-of-speech.
> Can you say, "breach of contract"?
> Can you say, "class action suit"?
Absolutely! But make sure its incorporated.... or the jerks will
pay the principles a few million dollars if neccessary to drop the
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