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Re: Becker Claims Copyright Infringement by

From: RGates8254@aol.com [Robert Gates]
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 01:13:05 -0400 (EDT)
Fwd Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 09:03:49 -0400
Subject: Re: Becker Claims Copyright Infringement by

In a message dated 97-10-10 13:03:13 EDT, you write:


>  Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 18:59:52 -0800
>  To: updates@globalserve.net
>  From: campbell@ufomind.com (Glenn Campbell, Las Vegas)
>  Subject: Becker Claims Copyright Infringement by Maccabee
>  Cc: brumac@compuserve.com, steve@konsulting.com


>  Barbara Becker has claimed copyright infringement in an on-line
>  article by Bruce Maccabee posted to this list on Oct. 4.

>  Becker has threatened to file a lawsuit against Glenn Campbell,
>  Bruce Maccabee, Errol Bruce-Knapp and another party to seek
>  "injunctuive, punitive and statuatory damages from Glenn and
>  punitive and statuatory from the rest of you...."

><brevity snip>

>  From: c549597@showme.missouri.edu
>  Date: Thu, 09 Oct 1997 10:36:55 -0500
>  To: brumac@compuserve.com
>  CC: updates@globalserve.net, steve@konsulting.com, campbell@ufomind.com
>  Subject: copyrighted paper

>  Bruce:

>  I have requested that Glenn Campbell remove the paper you recently wrote
>  using my 1990 paper.  He has refused.  I am writing to you to ask you to
>  ask him to remove it.

>  I spoke to a lawyer yesterday (if you wish to call her her number
>  is: 314-647-1200 ask for Annette Heller).  Since you are the original
>  infringer she thought I should ask you to ask him to take it off.
>  That seemed reasonable, so that is what I am doing.  ASK GLEN TO TAKE IT
>  OFF OF UFOMIND AND ERROL TO TAKE IT OFF OF UPDATES.

>  I have all my E-mail from all of you.  AS well as my E-mail from John
>  Gilbert in the UK, which establishes my prior desire to have control of
>  my copyrighted paper.  I can demonstrate ownership, and that you ALL
>  know it was my paper.

>  If this gets to court, I can get injunctuive,  punitive and statuatory
>  damages from Glenn and punitive and statuatory from the rest of you.
>  Since you are all apparently have assests, and are stable, collecting a
>  judgment will not be difficult.

>  Punitive and statuatory carry fines from $500 to $20,000.  Then there is
>  the issue of WILLFULL infringement. That is where I ask Glenn to take it
>  off the website and he tells me to go to hell.  That's another $50,000
>  just from him. I should mention courts costs and lawyers fees can also
>  be asked for.

>  You see the way this works, you wrote the article, Steve forwarded
>  copyrighted materials, Errol allowed it on his list, (that too is
>  willfull since Errol edits the list) and Glenn has refused to remove it.
>  But it all falls back to you. AS long as it is reproduced without my
>  permission YOU are in violation of my copyright. So I think it is
>  important that you have it removed immediately so it is not downloaded
>  and reproduced.

>  All these years we have had a amicable relationship eventhough we dont
>  agree.  It would be a shame to mess everything up with a law suit.

>  Sincerely,

>  Barbara Becker


Barbara and all,

  If this is true it sounds an awful lot like sour grapes. From
what YOU allegedly have said, it seems that YOU want to unload
all manner of interpretations about others BUT when they post a
response to your interpretations instantly we are going to sue,
threaten legal action blah blah blah.

  Personally, at best I thought your story was just the same old
allegations (nothing new and incredible) being rehashed for the
100th time in the last 10 years, and at worst just a cheap
attempt at publicity.

  You might try and do something constructive where you can
received the glory and credit you deserve for a change.....like
fdisking your hard drive.
   :)

Cheers,
Robert



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