Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech

Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech in the News

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September 9, 2008 DMCA Removal of Thousands of YouTube Videos - Complainant Doesn't Exist On September 4 and 5, at least 4,000 anti-Scientology videos were removed from the video sharing website, YouTube. The videos removed were done so by a single Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notice by an alleged 'rights group' called the American Rights Counsel LLC, which Wikinews has confirmed does not exist beyond the scope of those requests. Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
August 6, 2008 Anonymous Returns, Scientology Responds Cringely outlines Scientology's long history of harassing journalists and critics. harassment, pickets, Press, Scientology and Society, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
September 27, 2001 Sympathy For The Devil: The Tory Bezazian Story Tory Bezazian was a veteran Scientologist who loved going after church critics - until she met the darkest detractor of all. More than a year after her very public defection - the first in memory to occur on the Internet - Bezazian is still adapting to her transformation. She has quickly become a highly visible foe of the church she served for three decades. Andreas Heldal-Lund, disconnection, harassment, Los Angeles, CA, Press, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech, Suppressive Person
September 19, 1995 Court Approves Return of Scientology Materials A federal appeals court Monday stiff-armed the Church of Scientology's request to be allowed to keep boxes of information seized in raids of two Boulder County men's homes. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dissolved its five-day-old emergency order holding up return of the materials to Lawrence Wollersheim of Boulder and Bob Penny of Niwot, clearing the way for return of the property. Boulder, CO, Larry Wollersheim, lawsuits, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech

Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech in the News

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July 23, 1995 Helena Kobrin writes email threatening legal action to Maggie Council. Helena Kobrin writes email threatening legal action to Maggie Council. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
July 23, 1995 Helena Kobrin writes to Jim Lippard regarding Jesse Garon's postings. Helena Kobrin writes to Jim Lippard regarding Jesse Garon's postings. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
July 23, 1995 Helena Kobrin writes SteveA of Castle Systems in the United Kingdom. Helena Kobrin writes SteveA of Castle Systems in the United Kingdom. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
July 23, 1995 Helena Kobrin sends email to Keith Spurgeon. Helena Kobrin sends email to Keith Spurgeon. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
July 19, 1995 Helena Kobrin writes to "henry," alleging copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation. Helena Kobrin writes to "henry," alleging copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
July 6, 1995 Helena Kobrin writes to Martin Poulter and his administrator at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Helena Kobrin writes to Martin Poulter and his administrator at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
July 3, 1995 Helena Kobrin sends email to Marina Chong in Singapore. Helena Kobrin sends email to Marina Chong in Singapore. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
June 29, 1995 Helena Kobrin sends Damon Chetson email threatening legal action. Helena Kobrin sends Damon Chetson email threatening legal action. Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
April 21, 1995 Helena Kobrin contacts Andrew Burt Helena Kobrin writes a second e-mail letter to Andrew Burt regarding "henry". Event, Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech
April 19, 1995 Helena Kobrin contacts Andrew Burt Helena Kobrin writes to Andrew Burt, system administrator of Denver University's public-access Nyx system, complaining that the anonymous user "henry" has posted a bomb threat. "henry" says that the message posted under his username is a forgery. Event, Helena Kobrin, Scientology's Chilling Effect on Free Speech