Thinking of just copying the whole group's contents over the FTC after
yesterday as a bulk complaint...
Hopefully, I can read some neat on-topic stuff from you guys today.
Joe in Northern, NJ
V#8013 '86 VN750
Ride a motorcycle in or near NJ?
Young Life? eMail me!
Born once - Die twice. Born twice - Die only once. Your choice...
The the unemployed people in Ohio because George Bush.....
Oh wait....its after the election, they are now unemployed because of Ohios
tax on tooling is so high that companies are moving out.....
any way... they have the time..
AFAIK, the FTC only takes complaints about email spam, not UseNet
abuse, and certainly not about DOS attacks in either medium.
FWIW, all they do with the email complaints is store them for
statistical study of the spam.
E.g. it would be abusive to use the FTC spam reporting address
to report UseNet spam or any UseNet abuse, email DOS attacks and
so on. Not their baliwick.
If you want to understand the flood, to the extent it is possible
to understand it, do a Google search on 'Hipcrime'.
Well, to be fair, Hipcrime is a different case in intent at least,
though some of the techniques appear to be the same. Why they feel we
should be collateral damage I don't know, but there is no accounting for
people with so little kindness, dignity or self-esteem. Actually I don't
even understand the persecution of Vito; that is like shooting fish in a
You actually did sink your teeth into me not too long ago, Paul. But I reckon
that may have been partially due to a misunderstanding. You asked me to show
you my wreck posts of old, and I did but I never received a response back.
In any case, I snapped at you too after you did at me and I apologize for it.
I was caught up in the moment of things, as I suspect you were at the time
All of that is small potatoes compared to the attack I've been under for the
last week or two. They're following me around from newsgroup to newsgroup.
They've started rogue alt* newsgroups in my name in extremely offensive
flooded my mailbox with threats, and started working on defamatory web sites
about me. All because I defended the word of the Lord IN A RELIGIOUS DISCUSSION
in news.groups. I apologize for any drivel that came into this newsgroup as
a result of me just being myself. As you already figured out, it is ME they
are attacking and not this newsgroup.
Why they are so infatuated with me is a mystery to me. An old man with a
health problems must be prime troll cuisine on the menu this year.
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