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From braintree!news.sprintlink.net!newsfeed.internetmci.com!skylink!usenet Thu Nov 2 15:58:37 1995 Path: braintree!news.sprintlink.net!newsfeed.internetmci.com!skylink!usenet From: Ted Mayett Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology Subject: Newspaper article---Wollersheim is mentioned Date: 1 Nov 1995 17:44:09 GMT Organization: Skylink Networks (http://www.skylink.net/) Lines: 31 Message-ID: <478bl9$l5n@news.skylink.net> NNTP-Posting-Host: dialupa123.skylink.net Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit X-Mailer: Mozilla 1.22 (Windows; I; 16bit) Las Vegas Review Journal, 10/29/95 Editorial, I post this excerpt not to discuss or air the views of the LV Review Journal but only to show that an Item of interest to this newsgroup is in print. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------- ..Now, however, marshals are flashing their badges at the doors to private homes. "What this permitted was an intelligence operation as opposed to a mere seizure of copyrighted materials," argues Tom Kelly, an attorney representing ex-scientologist Lawrence Wollersheim, whose home in Boulder, Colo., was searched Aug. 22 by marshals, Scientologists and their attorneys. "in these cases with ex-Scientologists, it's like having your sworn enemy go through your underwear drawer" Mr. Wollersheim ran the FACT-Net, a computer bulletin board devoted to disseminating information critical of the church. A federal judge in Denver later vacated the Wollersheim search order and forced the church to return all his seized material -- which it did only after deleting some of the allegedly confidential information from the discs... ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------- What I find interesting is that in case after case newspapers refer to the information as _allegedly_ confidential. Ted Mayett

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