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Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- "A telling admission" by Aaron Willi

From: rjack
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- "A telling admission" by Aaron Williamson (AW1337)
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 07:50:57 -0400
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Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
I just wonder how long will it take until some GPL defendant decides that "enough is enough" and initiates disbarrment of the entire SFLC gang including Aaron K. Williamson (AW1337).

Under what grounds?

Fraud, deceit, malpractice, and gross unprofessional conduct.

Good luck, feel free to press charges against the SFLC and Aaron. You will not win, saying weblog or silly comments on a private site is none of the above.

The S.F.L.C. lawyers are filing repetitive, frivolous, cookie-cutter complaints
in the S.D.N.Y. where they would never meet the requirements for federal
jurisdiction. Subsequently they voluntarily dismiss the suits prior to the court
ever reviewing the complaint.

These tactics are often adopted by pro se plaintiffs who do not have sufficient
knowledge or facts to prosecute their claims in court. The suits are filed
merely to intimidate and harass defendants. They waste judicial resources and
time. Eventually the courts get wind of these abusive tactics and put a stop to


-- "It [The Copyright Act] provides that "no action for infringement of the
copyright in any United States work shall be instituted until preregistration or
registration of the copyright claim has been made in accordance with this
title." . . .  Whether this requirement is jurisdictional is not up for debate
in this Circuit. On two recent occasions, we have squarely held that it is".; In
re Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Litigation 509 F.3d 116
(United States Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit 2007). --

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