Scientology Critical Information Directory

This site is best viewed using a highly standards-compliant browser

Hunting rabbits, serving spam: The net under siege

Title: Hunting rabbits, serving spam: The net under siege
Date: Wednesday, 4 October 1995
Publisher: Denver Westword News
Author: Alan Prendergast
Main source:

Disclaimer: This archive is presented strictly in the public interest for research purposes. All the copyrights of materials reproduced here are the properties of their respective owners.

The growing popularity of the Internet has spawned discussion groups that offer something for just about everyone, from lovers of Jean-Luc Picard (try to haters of a certain children's television program (alt.barney.dinosaur.die.die.die) to obsessives consumed by politics, computer lore, comic books or the hidden messages embedded in a single rock song (alt.meter-maid.lovely.rita). Few newsgroups, though, have drawn the kind of following now evident on alt.religion.scientology (a.r.s.), an international debating circle concerning the Church of Scientology. Always controversial, in recent months ... [Read the rest at]