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SLAPP is not misspelled. S.L.A.P.P. is an acronym for Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation.

October 12, 2012: The Court overruled NameCheap's demurrer based on CDA (47 U.S.C.S. 230) immunity.

April 5, 2012: Amended the complaint to include Nadar Khazanedar, Melissa Khazanedar, Raquel Khazanedar, and NameCheap, Inc. It turns out that the names on the web site, Nauder and Melissa Khazan are not their real names, but it is really Nadar and Melissa Khazanedar. If Alivemax and Stiforp is legitimate, why would they use fake names? NameCheap was included because it owns the domain name that was advertised in some of the spam.

NameCheap has a "WhoisGuard" service that they provide to spammers. They way this, and other, privacy proxies work is that NameCheap holds out the the public that WhoisGuard owns the domain name. NameCheap denaies it owns the domain name, so either NameCheap own the domain name or NameCheap intentionally uses false registration information. 

March 13, 2012: Sued another spammer, Alivemax, Nauder and Melissa Khazan.

January 29, 2008: e360Insight and Bargain Depot files a SLAPP counterclaim against me.

May 25, 2007. David Linhardt files a motion for expedited discovery, claiming that one of the people he sued hacked his system and sent out pornographic spam to 249,000 of his 'customer's customers. Sounds like David Westerfield's claim that a hacker put that child pornography on to his computer.  Will Linhardt will blame all the illegal spam on this supposed hacker or will Linhardt claim that a hacker deleted incriminating evidence against him?

May 11, 2007: E360Insight and Linhardt filed a SLAPP lawsuit against me, along with other people, for exposing his spamming operation.

March 16, 2007: I filed a lawsuit against E360Insight and David Linhardt for sending illegal spam. For those who don't know, he received a $11.7M judgment against Spamhaus -- for calling him and his business a spammer. Early this month, they (E360Iinsight and Linhardt) filed a lawsuit against individual newsgroup participants -- for calling Linhardt and E360Insight a spammer. E360's lawsuits are definitely SLAPP actions. I filed my lawsuit against them to prevent them from bring lawsuits against others that exposes their spam operations. Once the Court rules in my case that E360Insight and Linhardt are illegal spammers, they cannot dispute this in any other court.

February 5, 2007: Pornographers believe that foisting pornography into the e-mail boxes of unwilling victims, including children, is a constitutional right of free speech. Attorney Clyde DeWitt, when representing TJ Web Productions, threatened to bring motions under Cal. C. Proc § 425.16 (California's anti-slapp statute). Of course, he does not identify as an anti-slapp statute in an attempt to bully and intimidate people -- a standard practice for Mr. DeWitt.

November 25, 2004: Mattel loses another S.L.A.P.P. case. They went after Tom Forsythe  Mattel was required to pay over $1.8M in fees. The ruling is here.

July 29, 2003: New section on spam. For those who don't know what spam, or why spam is wrong, you should read this. This section will have information on spam litigation, resources for people wanting to litigate against spammers, and other resources for fighting spam.

The courts slapped Mattel down, again. Mattel kept trying to silence the parody of Barbie Girl." The United States Supreme Court slapped Mattel down when they denied Mattel's request for certiorari.  Will Mattel be held in contempt of court for intentionally disobeying Judge Kozinski's order to chill. 

July 24, 2002: Speech-Zilla, otherwise known as Mattel, lost the attempt to silence Aqua's Barbie Girl. See Mattel v. MCA records 296 f.3d 894 (9th Circuit 2002).


Mattel is internationally known for both silencing critical opinion and violating workers rights. In my case, Mattel tried to use a baseless libel claim to silence me, because I spoke about their violations of anti-discrimination (ADA and MGL c.151B) laws on my other website.

Lesbian Barbie is sad. Mattel got a court order to keep the Mexican people from seeing Barbie Gets Sad Too at the Mexico City's Urban-Fest festival.

Mattel tried to steal Barbie Benson's domain, http://www.barbiebenson.com . Most likely, Mattel's attorneys claimed that there would be a confusion between Barbie Benson's site as being a Barbie site. I created a page that would help people, or even a Mattel attorney, tell the difference between Barbie Benson and Barbie.

Another SLAPP! Robert Novak dba Petswarehouse.com goes after list members who complained about his poor service.

My sister Jennifer got married on March 24, 2002. 


If you think this is just complaining, realize, you could be the next SLAPP victim.

"First, they came for the communists,  and I didn't speak up because I was not a communist. 

Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. 

Then they came for the Catholics,  and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant.

Then they came for me, and by that time there was no one left to speak up for me."

-- Rev. Martin Niemoller , 1945.



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