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South Australian Government Forces Disabled Woman Pay Triple Electricity Bill in Pt Lincoln

Disabled Woman Forced to Pay Triple Average Electricity Costs in Pt Lincoln South Australian Government Ignores Liability: She Cannot Afford Food Rowan Ramsey MP, Zoe Bettison MP, Please Assist  I don’t normally write posts about any topic other than about online defamation but this bureaucratic failure is both inept and cruel. Michelle is a housing […]

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Censored on YouTube by Mike Masnick and the Personal Democracy Forum

Censored on YouTube by Mike Masnick & the Personal Democracy Forum UPDATE: 15 June 2017 My comments are now visible to the public. The 2017 Personal Democracy Forum, under the leadership of Andrew Rasiej, a New York based Internet entrepreneur who espouses civic values, included an impressive array of speakers. The forum also included a presentation by Mike Masnick […]

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Mike Masnick and Techdirt: Lessons from Hypocrisy

Mike Masnick & Techdirt: Lessons in Hypocrisy Masnick’s ‘Distress’ In a recent Techcrunch article, ‘Techdirt’s Mike Masnick says lawsuit has already had a chilling effect on his site’ the author, Anthony Ha wrote that the focus of Masnick’s presentation to the Centre for Personal Democracy concerned the lawsuit in which Dr V.A Ayyadurai, the inventor of email, is suing him and […]

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Darren M Meade Paid Reputation Hitman

Darren M Meade: Paid Reputation Hitman The editor of Ripoff Report, Magedson pays individuals (often in mentally or socially challenged life situations) to write false, defamatory and damaging content on the website for the purposes of extorting money to ‘rehabilitate’ reputations, or for the purposes of revenge. This is enabled by the high Google page rank […]

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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. From June 2015, when media on my forthcoming trial for defamation against Google was published, Techdirt regular commentators made it clear that I was going to be subjected to vitriol and ridicule. I asked Masnick and Cushing on […]

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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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