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Red Cross Iodized Salt
22:49 / 22.06.01
From www.netauthority.org/info [Dead link]:
quote:The Net Authority is a group of individuals who have taken it upon themselves to govern the Internet. We have waited patiently and in vain for the World's governments to put their resources together and develop a standard set of guildelines for what material should be permitted on the Internet, and what should not. We have prayed without answer for a centralized agency with the power and the means to stop crimes against humanity on the Internet. The time for waiting has ended. Clearly we, the people, must take matters into our own hands. Net Authority writes those guidelines. Net Authority is that agency.


So far, I've seen letters sent by them to fuckedcompany and goats.com. The letters are obviously intended to look like Cease and Desist orders, with vague threats of 'further actions':

From the letter to fuckedcompany:
quote:Your personal information has been added to one or more Net Authority Internet offender databases. Your information will be stored in the databases until enough evidence has been gathered against you to warrant further actions. To help avoid such a situation, it is strongly recommended that you cease your immoral actions on the Internet at once.


Net Authority Internet offender databases include categories for

- Pornography Offenders
- Homosexual Pornography Offenders
- Interracial Pornography Offenders
- General Blasphemy Offenders (!)


And of course, its all being done 'for the sake of the children'.

Opinions?

[ 22-06-2001: Message edited by: basic ]
 
 
Lothar Tuppan
23:46 / 22.06.01
Let me guess: These people are centered in the U.S. right?

*sigh* I love my country but I hate its puritanism.

I do think I like the sound of "General Blasphemy Offender" as a tag line: Lothar Tuppan, General Blashpemy Offender.

Hail Satan!!
 
 
luminocity
14:07 / 23.06.01
Unfortunately they don't let you report their own site, but I've emailed them for violating their own 'Hate Literature' directive.

Wonder if they'll change their definitions page to avoid implying the superiority of straight, same-race couples...?
 
 
The Sinister Haiku Bureau
17:05 / 23.06.01
Being a rabid band-wagon riding hack, i decided to join in and submit their own site as a blasphemous, hate-mongering porn site. They didnt seem too happy when i included their email address as the address of the hate site in question, so i just used 'youremailaddress@goeshere.org'.
Here's what i wrote:
quote:
This site distributes hate literature by threatening the free speech of those who do not conform to a rigidly archaic judeo-christian value system. it's criticism of interracial pornography is in itself racist (how does the race of porn stars affect the percived pornographic content?). Furthermore, it is suspected that the site operaters derive a sublimated sexual thrill through attempts to exert their own sexually repressive code of conduct upon innocents, including children. (see 'mass psychology of fascism' by W. reich for details.) They also commit blasphemy by attempting to circulate and promote an edited version of the bible (80% of the bible's true content was removed by the Nicean Council.)

I wish you luck in shutting down these sick, misguided perverts before they do some real harm.
They also appear to have made it impossible to use this site to submit their email address as an offender. Surely nobody is above the netauthority's righteous crusade?


Of course, if they fail to shut down this one site, surely the easiest site for them to shut down, it'll just prove the absurbity of the whole exercise.
 
 
The Sinister Haiku Bureau
17:07 / 23.06.01
oh, this made me laugh: (i tried to visit their forum- yes I have nothing better to do with my saturday afternoon...)

Forums Unavailable. Due to massive abuse, the forums will not be available. Let it be known that everyone who posted their filth on the message boards has been duely added to our databases.
 
 
invisible_al
17:56 / 23.06.01
Hold everything apparently its a hoax, by www.mikeycomics.com alledgedly.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/28/19878.html has the scoop, and additional consipracy theories.
 
 
The Sinister Haiku Bureau
19:24 / 23.06.01
Dang! Guess who feels like a complete twart now?

Still, I guess it's only a matter of time before somebody sets out to do this for real... The boundry between right wing christian-parody and Right wing christian sincerity is a very thin one indeed.....
 
 
Red Cross Iodized Salt
21:47 / 23.06.01
There seems to be some confusion about whether this is a hoax or not. A DNS lookup of the Net Authority IP gives this info:

quote:
Domain Name: NETAUTHORITY.ORG
Created on..............: Wed, Jun 13, 2001
Expires on..............: Fri, Jun 13, 2003
Record last updated on..: Fri, Jun 22, 2001

Administrative Contact:
Rudis Muiznieks
Rudis Muiznieks
(Private)
(Private), AB T3A 4W5
CA
Phone: (403) 616-7824
Email: rudis@mindless.com

Technical Contact:
Rudis Muiznieks
Rudis Muiznieks
(Private)
(Private), AB T3A 4W5
CA
Phone: (403) 616-7824
Email: rudis@mindless.com

Zone Contact:
Rudis Muiznieks
Rudis Muiznieks
(Private)
(Private), AB T3A 4W5
CA
Phone: (403) 616-7824
Email: rudis@mindless.com

Domain servers in listed order:

MIKEYCOMICS.COM 161.184.88.55


BUT - this was posted on the fuckedcompany message board (by someone who contacted Rudis Muiznieks?)

quote:
On a more serious note, it has recently come to my attention that some organization that is trying to "govern the Internet" is claiming to be related to MikeyComics somehow. I've been given logs and other evidence to show that they have been spoofing my domain in their DNS records and email headers. I am currently looking into this with the aid of some lawyer friends of mine. Stay tuned for more updates.

If anyone has any other information regarding this, please use my message board to share your information. Thanks.


So, is Net Authority spoofing Muiznieks' IP? Or is he behind it all, and just perpetuating the hoax? His profile ('Rudi's retarded travel agency'?) would suggest this to be quite possible. If it is a hoax, its a well executed one. The Net Authority site's message boards were actually running until yesterday, when a couple of FC regs started spamming them with porn links.

[ 23-06-2001: Message edited by: basic ]
 
 
Ofermod
04:38 / 26.06.01
It pretty much has to be a hoax. The nameserver it is using (since June 22nd for all we can tell) mikeycomics.com is registered at the Global Registry with the IP address 161.184.88.55, which is the same IP address mikeycomics.com is supposed to resolve to (and is located in Calgary, Rudis' hometown). And on top of that, I don't know how register.com (through which both are registered) has people register their nameservers, but generally the only way to do so is through the account one has with the registrar. Which is to say, only the owner of mikeycomics.com can register that nameserver (unless his password was hacked).
Plus there's the fact that they boasted thousands of records in their databases...but the domain was only registered on June 13th. Damn, they must work fast!
It's all shades of Flex Mentallo: "Nobody outhoaxes The Hoaxer!"
 
  
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