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copyright, trademark, patent • cult awareness network (can) (earlier form, citizen's freedom foundation) • dennis erlich • electronic frontier foundation (eff) • factnet • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • harassment • helena k. kobrin • internal revenue service (irs) • jon noring • lawrence "larry" wollersheim • lawsuit • michael j. "mike" rinder • office of special affairs (osa) (formerly, guardian's office) • operating thetan (ot) • private investigator(s) • religious technology center (rtc) • richard leiby • silencing criticism, censorship • threat of legal action, lawsuit • united kingdom (uk) • washington post • xenu (operating thetan level 3, ot 3, wall of fire) • alt.religion.scientology • alt.scientology.war
11 matching items found between Jan 1995 and Dec 1999. Furthermore, there are 69 matching items for all time not shown.
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Sep 1, 1999
Virtual Book Burning — Wired
Type: Press
Author(s): Mike Romano
Source: Wired
When A Piece of Blue Sky, a book critical of the Church of Scientology, suddenly disappeared from Amazon.com's online catalog early this year, newsgroups such as alt.religion.scientology buzzed with conspiracy theories. Then, in June, Amazon.co.uk, the online bookseller's British division, expunged a controversial book, The Committee, which implicates David Trimble, head of the Ulster Unionist Party, in atrocities against Catholics. Amazon's decision to remove two books from its online list demonstrates the perils of balancing a billion-dollar book business with a ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 1, 1999
Theology of Scientology — Discerner
Mar 29, 1999
Internet is battleground in foes' war of information — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Lucy Morgan
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Around the clock, from Norway, the Netherlands, Australia and every corner of the United States, the critics of Scientology discuss the controversial organization and its practices. A court decision in Sweden is quickly posted to the news group, followed quickly by a full translation. Daily transcripts of a trial in Northern California are up before daybreak the next day, and news accounts from all over the world are quickly translated and reproduced. Many of those who post messages to the central ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Sep 1, 1998
When Scholars Know Sin — Skeptic magazine
More: skeptic.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Stephen A. Kent, Theresa Krebs
Source: Skeptic magazine
Jan 29, 1998
Scientologists in trademark disputes — CNET
Type: Press
Author(s): Courtney Macavinta
Source: CNET
The Church of Scientology International is accusing two Web sites of trademark violation and is taking action to stop it. The church has threatened to see legal recourse against a Colorado Web site owner if he continues to run a site called "scientology-kills.net," which also sells T-shirts bearing the same phrase. In the second dispute, the church sent a letter to Tilman Hausherr of Berlin on Monday telling him to remove altered Scientology graphics from his CompuServe home page, which he ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Dec 7, 1997
Scientologists attack police chief in letter — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: link
Feb 1, 1996
Scientology's Internet Wars — Watchman Expositor
Jul 14, 1995
New pressure group under fire from cult — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Cathy Buss
Source: East Grinstead Courier (UK)
A NEW pressure group calling for government action to raise public awareness of cults has come under fire from the Church of Scientology. Founders of Families Under Scientology Stress (Fuss) say that in the few weeks it has been formed it has been amazed at how many people have come forward from all parts of the country pledging support. A group spokesman said: "Most of our supporters have been through difficulties of having a family member in Scientology and it is ...
Apr 10, 1995
Free speech — Spotlight
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Lawrence Wollersheim
Source: Spotlight
The following message was posted on the Internet. The author, Lawrence Wollersheim recently won a $4 million judgment against the Church of Scientology. The church is extremely concerned about the numerous defections and a number of successful lawsuits and criminal proceedings against it, particularly in Europe. Subject: Emergency message to Internet users interested In protecting the freedom of information in the Internet. From Lawrence Wollersheim, co-director of FACTNet. For those of you unfamiliar with me I am a co-director of the ...
Feb 13, 1995
Scientology Raids Dennis Erlich's House — XenuTV
Feb 2, 1995
CyberSurfing / Scientology deplores net losses — Washington Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Richard Leiby
Source: Washington Post
Perturbations, pleasures and predicaments on the information superhighway: The controversial Church of Scientology is not making any new friends on the Internet. In recent weeks, attorneys for the church have threatened legal action against people who they say post church documents in the alt.religion.scientology discussion group. Now the church wants to shut down the alt.religion.scientology newsgroup entirely, claiming its top-secret "scriptures" are being revealed, and its copyrights and trade secrets violated. "We are trying to deal with an anarchy created by ...
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