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May 20, 1998 Palo Alto man to pay church $75,000 — Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto Weekly
Publication Date: Wednesday May 20, 1998
COURTS: Palo Alto man to pay church $75,000
Court rules that Internet posting violated Scientologists' copyright
Palo Alto engineer Keith Henson was ordered to pay $75,000 to the Church of Scientology last week after he posted some of the church's unpublished teachings on the Internet.
The award by a federal jury in San Jose is one of the largest made for copyright infringement of a single work, according to Helena Kobrin, an attorney representing the ...
May 18, 1998 Scientology slips through the net — Wired
Depending on whom you ask, last week's verdict in
Religious Technology Center v. Keith Henson is either a vote for intellectual property rights or a vote against freedom of information. But regardless of whom you ask, Henson is in an unenviable position: He faces a US$75,000 fine for violating the Church of Scientology's copyright. And this Friday, the Palo Alto, California, electrical engineer must tell the judge in the case why he should not be held in contempt of court for ... Mar 29, 1998 Scientology's influence grows in Washington — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
WASHINGTON – After years of holding the U.S. government in contempt, the Church of Scientology is enlisting members of Congress, the U.S. State Department and even President Clinton to advance its agenda in foreign lands. Prodded by the Scientologists' paid lobbyists and its cadre of sympathetic entertainers, several lawmakers and the Clinton administration have criticized the German government for allegedly discriminating against Scientology practitioners. They even got their argument against Germany to the floor of the House of Representatives last November. ...
Mar 4, 1998 Church, enemies wage war on Internet battlefield — Boston Herald More:
rickross.com, apologeticsindex.org Jan 29, 1998 Scientologists in trademark disputes — CNET
The Church of Scientology International is accusing two Web sites of trademark violation and is taking action to stop it. The church has threatened to see legal recourse against a Colorado Web site owner if he continues to run a site called "scientology-kills.net," which also sells T-shirts bearing the same phrase. In the second dispute, the church sent a letter to Tilman Hausherr of Berlin on Monday telling him to remove altered Scientology graphics from his CompuServe home page, which he ...
Jan 28, 1998 Hardball: When Scientology goes to court, it likes to play rough -- very rough. — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 20, 1998 Web not helping Scientology — Globe and Mail (Canada) More:
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