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Slashdot caves in to Scientology loonies / Chief Rob Bended-Knee wants your sympathy

Title: Slashdot caves in to Scientology loonies / Chief Rob Bended-Knee wants your sympathy
Date: Friday, 16 March 2001
Publisher: The Register (UK)
Author: Thomas C. Greene
Main source: theregister.co.uk

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Geek paradise Slashdot has taken the unprecedented step of removing a post which contained text allegedly copyrighted by the 'Church' of Scientology, after receiving threats from Hubbard Space Command shysters citing the dreaded Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). "Our lawyers have advised us that, considering all the details of this case, the comment should come down," Slashdot founder Rob Malda aka CmdrTaco regrets to announce. "Last Saturday a comment was posted here by an anonymous reader that contained text that was ... [Read the rest at theregister.co.uk]