Lawrence Wollersheim
Lawrence Dominick Wollersheim has been an active director of several specialized non-profit organizations since 2002.He has worked with others to help to develop the concepts and practices of “Sustain...
Fight Against Coercive Tactics Network
Fight Against Coercive Tactics Network, also known as FACTNet, co-founded by Robert Penny and Lawrence Wollersheim, is a Colorado-based organization with the stated aim of educating and facilitating c...
Alt.religion.scientology
The newsgroup alt.religion.scientology (often abbreviated a.r.s or ARS) is a Usenet newsgroup started in 1991 to discuss the controversial beliefs of Scientology, as well as the Church of Scientology,...
Operation Clambake
Operation Clambake, also referred to by its Web address, Xenu.net, is a Web site and Norway-based non-profit organization, launched in 1996, founded by Andreas Heldal-Lund, that publishes criticism of...
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Karin Spaink
Karin Spaink (born December 20, 1957 in Amsterdam) is a journalist, writer and feminist.Spaink is a free speech advocate and social critic. Some of her battles include:
Spaink was born in Amsterda...
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Tilman Hausherr
Tilman Hausherr is a German citizen living in Berlin, Germany. Hausherr is well-known among critics of Scientology for his frequent Usenet posts and for maintaining a website critical of Scientology. ...
Religious Technology Center v. Netcom
Religious Technology Center v. Netcom On-Line Communication Services, Inc., 907 F. Supp. 1361 (N.D. Cal. 1995), is a U.S. district court case about whether the operator of a computer bulletin board se...
Mark Bunker
Mark Bunker is a television journalist. He won an Emmy Award in 2006 from the Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is a critic of the Chur...
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Church of Scientology editing on Wikipedia
A series of incidents in 2009 led to Church of Scientology-owned networks being banned from making edits to Wikipedia articles relating to Scientology. The Church of Scientology has long had a contro...
Church of Scientology editing on Wikipedia - Wikipedia
ScienTOMogy
ScienTOMogy was a New Zealand-based parody site lampooning actor Tom Cruise's involvement with Scientology. Initially hosted at the domain name scientomogy.info, the site was created in 2005 in respon...
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Arnie Lerma
Arnaldo (Arnie) Pagliarini Lerma (born November 18, 1950) is an American writer and activist, a former Scientologist, and critic of Scientology, who has appeared in television, media and radio intervi...
Penet remailer
The Penet remailer (anon.penet.fi) was a pseudonymous remailer (type 0) operated by Johan "Julf" Helsingius of Finland from 1993 to 1996. Its initial creation stemmed from an argument in a Finnish new...
Scieno Sitter
Scieno Sitter is content-control software that, when installed on a computer, blocks certain websites critical of Scientology from being viewed. The software was released by the Church of Scientology ...
David S. Touretzky
David S. Touretzky is a research professor in the Computer Science Department and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a BA in Computer Science at Ru...
David S. Touretzky - Wikipedia
Jive filter
Jive, also known as the Jive Filter, is a novelty computer program that converts plain English to a comic dialect known as "jive", a parody of African American Vernacular English. Some versions of th...
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Andreas Heldal-Lund
Andreas Heldal-Lund (born December 10, 1964 in Oslo) is a Norwegian anti-Scientology activist best known for operating the website Operation Clambake.
Since 2009, Andreas Heldal-Lund has been a me...
Andreas Heldal-Lund - Wikipedia
Voyage au pays des nouveaux gourous
Landmark Worldwide (formerly Landmark Education), or simply Landmark, is a limited liability company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It offers programs in personal development.The current ...
Voyage au pays des nouveaux gourous - Wikipedia
Tory Christman
Tory Christman is a prominent American critic of Scientology and former member of the organization. Originally brought up to believe in Catholicism, Christman turned to Scientology after being introdu...
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Keith Henson
Howard Keith Henson (born 1942) is an American electrical engineer and writer on space engineering, space law (Moon treaty), memetics, cryonics, evolutionary psychology and physical limitations of Tra...
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Project Chanology
Project Chanology (also called Operation Chanology) was a protest movement against the practices of the Church of Scientology by members of Anonymous, a leaderless Internet-based group that defines it...
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Lenz v. Universal Music Corp.
Lenz v. Universal Music Corp. was a 2007 case in which the US District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that copyright holders must consider fair use before issuing takedown notices...
Planetboredom
QH2.com formerly Planetboredom.net is a website which has its roots in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Launched in the late 90s, it was owned by Ben Lovatt.Planetboredom.net allowed its users to submit shor...
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Fishman Affidavit
The Fishman Affidavit is a set of court documents submitted by ex-Scientologist Steven Fishman in 1993 in the federal case, Church of Scientology International v. Fishman and Geertz (Case No. CV 91-64...
YTMND
ytmnd, an initialism for "You're the Man Now, Dog", is an online community centered on the creation of hosted memetic web pages (known within the community as fads, YTMNDs or sites) featuring a juxtap...
YTMND - Wikipedia
Scientology and the Internet
There are a number of disputes concerning the Church of Scientology's attempts to suppress material critical of Scientology on the Internet, utilizing lawsuits and legal threats. In late 1994, the Chu...
Scientology and the Internet - Wikipedia
Sporgery
Sporgery is the disruptive act of posting a flood of articles to a Usenet newsgroup, with the article headers falsified so that they appear to have been posted by others. The word is a portmanteau of ...
Grady Ward
William Grady Ward (born April 4, 1951) is an American software engineer, lexicographer, and Internet activist who has featured prominently in the Scientology versus the Internet controversy.
Prio...
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321 Studios v. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Inc.
321 Studios v. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Inc., 307 F. Supp. 2d 1085 (N.D. Cal. 2004), is a district court case brought by 321 Studios seeking declaratory judgment from the court that their DVD ripp...