Re: Auditing Folder Confiscated in Munich
[18 Feb 1998]

What is amazing about the hypocrisy in the organization is that one can get a sec check, be told at the start that it is not auditing and it is not confidential and it may be used against one and THEN turn right around and claim it is confidential when someone tries to bmerely subpoenae the files.

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From: writer@eskimo.com (Robert Vaughn Young)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Auditing Folder Confiscated in Munich
Date: 18 Feb 1998 22:23:51 GMT
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Doe1thru5 (doe1thru5@aol.com) wrote:
: >From: Xenu Mania <fido@address.in.sigfile>

: >Chief District Attorney to Police Team:
: >Auditing folders [are to be] sought and found

: >This action, which was authorized by
: >a Munich judge, led to the confiscation of auditing folders and associated
: >documents of a total of five people.

: Auditing folders? This is going too far. I now side with Heber in
: characterizing the German action in light of this fact on this very narrow
: question regarding auditing folders, but not the rest of his rantings. The
: German state has committed a grave breach in violating the traditional
: confidentiality of confessions, SOMETHING GENERALLY RESPECTED THROUGHOUT
: WESTERN CIVILIZATION. Communist Russia and the Iron Curtain nations were an
: exception, in their totalitarian periods of course, in refusing to keep their
: secret police out of the confessional.

(rest of rant deleted)
Hang on, everyone. First of all, let's decide if these were truly
"auditing folders" otherwise known as "PC folders." For years, it was a
common tactic to label files as "priest-penitent confessionals" as if they
contained such folders. They did not. This was a ruse. Same with folders.
They would be mislabeled so it could be claimed that the authorities were
seizing these folders.

What is amazing about the hypocrisy in the organization is that one can
get a sec check, be told at the start that it is not auditing and it is
not confidential and it may be used against one and THEN turn right around
and claim it is confidential when someone tries to bmerely subpoenae the
files.

The person who should claim confidentiality is the person who believed it
was being said in confidence, not the organization which has historically
abused it and could give a damn. (Hell, years before the tabloids talked
about Travolta's alternative life styles, it was well known by executives.
The sex lives of celebrities is no secret in there, let alone others.)

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