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Scientologists lose a round in copyright fight

Title: Scientologists lose a round in copyright fight
Date: Tuesday, 10 November 1998
Publisher: Salon
Author: Janelle Brown
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The war between Scientology and its online opponents may have no visible end, but victory in the latest skirmish goes to the Net. Last week, a judge dismissed a request from Bridge Publications (one of the countless subsidiaries of the Church of Scientology) for summary judgment against FACTNet, a nonprofit online anti-cult group that Scientology had accused of duplicating its copyrighted material. FACTNet claims that the copyrighted material — church documents by L. Ron Hubbard that reveal secrets Scientology members normally ... [Read the rest at]