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Re: Witness Anonymity

From: Vince_Johnson_at_TENSOR__HSTN@ccmailsmtp.hstn.expl.pgs.com
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 97 13:21:15 cst
Fwd Date: Mon, 06 Oct 1997 22:40:07 -0400
Subject: Re: Witness Anonymity

>Date: Sat, 4 Oct 1997 06:52 EST
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto - <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: HONEYBE100@aol.com  (Linda Cortile)
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Witness Anonymity

>>Subj: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Witness Anonymity
>>Date: 97-10-04 16:00:29 EDT
>>From: earthwrk@doitnow.com  (Julianne Presson)
>>To: updates@globalserve.net (UFO UpDates - Toronto)

>Yes your son is a minor and YOU are the "adult" who gave permission
>for him to be filmed.  Sorry you are the one who is responsible here for
>him being on the film in the first place.  Had you said NO he would not
>be on the video.

 >>>I'll guess that you don't know much about research or investigations
 >>>either.   Tsk tsk.   Video's are commonly made of UFO's and the
 >>>However, when a person's wish for witness anonymity is not respected the
 >>>blame goes to the blabber-mouth, not the witness.

>>Oh PLEASE....get out of the "victim role" for a mintue and ask
>>yourself why you would allow ANYONE involved with abduction research
>>to film >your minor child???

>Uh... pardon me?  Get with it, Julianne!   If I didn't get involved with an
>abduction researcher, I might not have understood what was going on
>with my family and me.  This video was an important aspect of my case.
>However, it was supposed to stay behind closed doors.

Hi Linda,

In "Eyewitnessed," Hopkins described why he made the videotapes of you and
your son -- because the case was of such historic importance that future
researchers should have access to these tapes to validate your
experiences. A reasonable position, in my opinion...

But as I've questioned in previous posts on this subject, don't you find
your experiences to be historically significant enough for you (and your
son) to suffer this relatively minor invasion of privacy?

Did Budd ever tell you that *nobody* would ever see these tapes? If he
didn't, I just don't see why you should be so outraged over these
materials becoming available to researchers for study. After all, that's
why they were made.



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