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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Elisabeth Higgins)
Subject: Re: SCIENTOLOGISTS DELETED DATA BEFORE RETURNING COMPUTERS
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Date: Tue, 26 Sep 1995 17:43:31 GMT
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email@example.com (Keith "Justified And Ancient" Cochran) wrote:
>[From The Rocky Mountain News, Page 20A. All typos mine, used without
>SCIENTOLOGISTS DELETED DATA BEFORE RETURNING COMPUTERS
>By Tillie Fong
>Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer
>The Church of Scientology defied a federal judge and deleted material
>from the computers and floppy disks of two critics from Boulder before
>returning them Monday.
In the article in the Denver Post, there's this interesting little bit toward
Late yesterday Kelley [lawyer representing FACTNet] issued a statement saying
it had been determined that not only did the church's Religious Technology
Center not return all of the confiscated items, but what it did return were
copies, not the originals that were taken.
"...the RTC wasn't returning the original hard drives, but copies of
the hard drives, with the 'confidential' material deleted," the statement
_Most, not all, items seized by Church of Scientology returned_
By George Lane
Denver Post Staff Writer
And my question remains: If the RTC is in possession of the material belonging
to FACTNet, why aren't federal marshals knocking down the doors of the RTC
right now? What they have done is akin to providing convicted rapists with
membership data for a rape survivor's support group.
I only wish I had the faith in the justice system to believe that the
responsible parties would be prosecuted for their actions.