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Dissidents use computer network to rile Scientology

Title: Dissidents use computer network to rile Scientology
Date: Monday, 14 August 1995
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Mike Allen
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ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 13 — The Church of Scientology is battling a band of on-line dissidents who have used the Internet to mail out globally its secret scriptures, for which some members must pay thousands of dollars. On Saturday, as a result of a copyright infringement lawsuit, United States marshals here seized the computer of a former church employee who had electronically posted a 136-page text that he said was available in court records. The former employee, Arnaldo P. Lerma, 44, ... [Read the rest at]