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From news.interserv.net!news.sprintlink.net!howland.reston.ans.net!ix.netcom.com!netcom.com!henri Thu Aug 31 10:50:15 1995 Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology,comp.org.eff.talk Path: news.interserv.net!news.sprintlink.net!howland.reston.ans.net!ix.netcom.com!netcom.com!henri From: henri@netcom.com (henry) Subject: Re: WASHINGTON POST SUED FOR VIOLATING SCIENTOLOGY COPYRIGHTS Message-ID: Organization: NETCOM On-line Communication Services (408 261-4700 guest) References: <41di1h$e6q@crl3.crl.com> <41e2sk$mou@panix.com> <41nqph$drt@starbase.neosoft.com> Distribution: inet X-Editor-Wrapper: SigEd V1.2.1, Add .sig and PGP flexibility to posts. Date: Sun, 27 Aug 1995 07:40:02 GMT Lines: 61 Sender: henri@netcom.netcom.com Xref: news.interserv.net alt.religion.scientology:89957 comp.org.eff.talk:60618 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- In article <41nqph$drt@starbase.neosoft.com>, William Barwell wrote: >You see what they are doing, don't you? Sue the Post because one of it's >top writers was interested in Alerma's war with them and then trying to >seal all these cases. Thus making it impossible for the paper to >adequately report on the cult's depredations and foolish activities. >Or so they hope. that's the idea. the stupid thing is that now everyone's going to cover the lawsuit against the washington post. you can't cover up a news story by suing the damn paper, because CULT SUES WASHINGTON POST in a 24-point font will guarantee that they'll go into _why_ they're suing the Washington Post, and there's no way the cult can sue for other papers reporting what Washington Post said to get sued. and now they've dragged in the WP's legal team, who spend their lives plotting and waiting for cases like this and have been cooking up defense plans for years. they're simultaneously attacking everything in sight, fighting the Washington Post, dragging someone who they owe practically five million to into court on a totally bogus charge, raiding a library--always good PR--attacking the net, becoming the ACLU's number-one free-speech priority, making so much noise that people are going to go to Arnie and Dennis and Larry any time they need a sound-bite. yow. i was despairing of this wretched war ever ending, and thinking it would turn into some deadly slow battle of attrition and mudslinging forever, like say talk.abortion, and instead they're almost immediately obliging us by going flat-out raving loony within months of Operation OSA Freak-Out. all thanks to them suing dennis and attacking ars back when it was a molehill. now it's a mountain in the sky coming down at terminal velocity straight toward 'em. >It's rather transparent. >Pope Charles >SubGenius Pope Of Houston >Slack! poor little clams! snap! snap! snap! h - -- Xenu's Famous House o' Clams T-shirts! *All* profits go to MoFo to help with the Dennis Erlich Defense Fund. Email to: ladyada@gnu.ai.mit.edu for details $15 per shirt, 3 colors. Design available at http://www.cybercom.net/~rnewman/scientology/home.html -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: 2.6.i iQBVAgUBMEAhTHZ/m2/Pgo35AQFeHQH/bUjgcgAadDePzY1zRRDGgGvrsIrRvcxA dwHirsGOd4CZV8eJ1RoQOp27rKjN4KE2D6tgpJ0/C/PV+B+bzzHdcg== =UBrH -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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