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Dealing with Cyber Abuse in Australia

Dealing with Cyber Abuse in Australia Since I won my defamation case against Google over Ripoff Report I have been the recipient of a significant amount of abuse and defamation by Ripoff Report, the website Techdirt and by others. This is one example: Although pursuing legal action was absolutely not a life path I would have […]

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Ed Magedson, Ripoff Report and Darren Meade: Obstruction of Justice

 Xcentric Ventures v Smith: A Failed Attempt to Prevent a Criminal Investigation In the second half of 2014 an Iowa district attorney, Ben Smith, filed criminal charges against Darren M Meade of Orange County, CA in the USA. These charges, including witness tampering and extortion, resulted from a protracted period of defamation on Ripoff Report of […]

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Ed Magedson, Ripoff Report and Darren Meade Sued for $USD60 Million

Pitman v Xcentric Ventures, LLC, et al 2017 The extensive damage inflicted upon individuals, families and businesses by the Ripoff Report ‘business model’ of extortion over a period of almost two decades is well documented (mouse over ‘view’ to read the comments). One of the victims of a protracted campaign of reputation assassination and attempted extortion by […]

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Abusive Comments on Techdirt

Abusive Comments on Techdirt This blog post contains SOME examples of the abusive and defamatory comments on Techdirt.com. I had asked the owner, Mike Masnick and the author of the posts ridiculing me to at least remove the comments falsely stating that I am a criminal: Negative comments about Masnick, Techdirt or other ‘insiders’ are […]

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More Abuse From Techdirt

More Abuse From Techdirt Techdirt ridicules and abuses people using the excuse of Free Speech. But it does not practice what it preaches. Techdirt regularly hides or ‘moderates’ (they are not posted) any comments critical of Masnick or Techdirt or that does not fit with THEIR view of free speech: In addition to 18 months of […]

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ABC Australia Removes Article Written by Sunita Bose, Policy Director of Change.org

ABC Australia Removes Article Written by Sunita Bose, Policy Director, Change.org The purpose of this post is to thank the ABC Australia for removing a distressing, defamatory and derogatory ‘article’ written on The Drum (now closed) website by a person called Sunita Bose after I won on liability for defamation against Google Inc. Bose’s article was removed […]

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Google and Ripoff Report Lose Court Cases

Google and Ripoff Report Lose Court Cases Google  An Australian man, Michael Trkulja, was awarded AUD$200,000 damages (plus interest) in a defamation action against Google this week. This video from the ABC shows Michael discussing his David and Goliath victory. Google cited two interlocutory decisions in the UK to support their failed non obstante argument that is was not responsible even […]

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Google removes offensive autocomplete entry about an Irish hotel

Google Removes Offensive Autocomplete Entry  In June 2011 the Ballymascanlon House Hotel in Ireland filed legal proceedings against Google Ireland because a search for their name produced the word ‘receivership’ in the Google autocomplete feature. According to Google, the autocomplete ‘predicts and displays search queries based on other users’ search activities’. The hotel hosts weddings and this term […]

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