Operation Clambake present:
OC News 1997
This is an archive of news related to Operation Clambake and/or it's author(s). Other news about the controversial fight against the atrocities done by the Cult of Scientology can be found on the newsgroup alt.religion.scientology or Operation Clambake Message Board.
The biggest newspaper where I live
Digi.no covered the closing in
an article today.
My ISP in Norway (www.sol.no) closes down Clambake and tells me the
reason is complaints from the Norwegian cult lawyers. They have
been complaining about the following 4 pages:
After I contacted my ISP and told them these pages was authored by
either me or other critics, they of course re-opened them. Their
lawyers are now looking at the claims from the cult.
1 YEAR JUBILEE !!!!!!
Celebrated with new domain (www.xenu.net),
a new archive of Scientology
related court files
and this post.
Sent an invitation for a global
party when Clambake celebrates 1 year.
Grady Ward got his account cancelled by his ISP just because a
Scientologist complained about a post he did to ARS. I made
a page to follow the development.
Been to the Police Headquarters in Stavanger today and given them a
full report of what happened yesterday. They vere very interested in
the ufo cult I suspected could be behind this. I gave them all the
dirty details on why I had good reason to suspect why they could
do such a stupid thing. Even met one of the same guys I met one
year ago when I was there last.
For the record:
Today, October 14th at 19:50, a guy rings my doorbell. When I open the door
he askes if I have a friend called Kristian. Since he did not look like a
friend of my brother in Oslo, who is called that, I tell him that I have no
such friend. I tell him he must have comed to the wrong place. He says that
was strange because he was driven here earlier and told to come to this
apartment (he points at my window out to the street) and deliver 5 grams of
"stuff" (didn't understand exactly what he said, but it was clear enough
from the amount and the type that it was not grams of bubblegum). I made it
very clear to this guy that he defenitely had comed to the wrong place and
that I will call the police if he ever comes here again. Then I slammed
the door in his face.
So, if this is some stunt from OSA; I never did drugs, I have absolutely no
plan to ever use any type of illegal drugs and I will continue my work against
all types of illegal drugs!
You defenitely have the wrong strategy if you plan to get any drug accusations
stick to me.
I've just called the local police department and promised them to send a written
Follow-up report on the new development sent to ARS
and the Clambake mailing list.
The cults lawyers in Norway is rattling their tail, my lawyer got a letter (page
1 and 2, with appendix
B2 and B3).
Notice appendix A, they have erased "XENU" from the printout of my
home page!!! Their fax says "The ______ Leaflet". They are really paranoid about this
galactic ruler, aren't they? CLAM TRAP: XENU! XENU! XENU! XENU! XENU! XENU! XENU! XENU! XENU!
I do not recognise their print-out from my home page, and therefor accuse RTC or their
Norwegian lawyers of manipulating evidence! Read the
respons my lawyer sent to the cult lawyers. Will they sue me before I sue them?
Read my report to ARS.
After contact with a German journalist in the news magazine FOCUS
they printed this article about our infamous Norwegian Scientologist
Dan Viggo Bergtun. That's the same guy who made the false interview
with the Norwegian Minister of Defence and claimed he read a Hubbard
book and so on. Now this Bergtun guy is out to fool even more people.
A similar case with making public documents on the net which someone try
to stop claiming they are copyrighted is going on in Nottingham. An article
available at Wired called Nottingham v. Net: Game, Set, Match to Net.
A Norwegian net magazine (member part of SOL) had an article about the same thing, they
mentined my page with this quote:
Foreløpig er det bare Scientologikirken som har penger/advokater og overbevisning til slike korstog i cyberspace. Folk med hjemmesider på SOL er blant de mange som har vært verter for hemmelige skrifter som avslører det beryktede kirkesamfunnets metoder. Også i denne saken har brudd mot åndsverkslover blitt benyttet av scientologene, men dette har bare hjulpet fra gang til gang og knapt nok det. Skriftene inneholder tekst med innhold som Tom Cruise og andre ikke fullt så rike troende må betale hundre tusenvis av kroner for å få innsyn i.
Pages opened again.
Page closed down at home.sol.no because I had used more space there
than I was allowed to. Because I was away I didn't manage to fix
the error before they closed my site. This was my fault and not
my ISP. I should have checked the space used before going away.
Nolo-Press Self-Help Law Center has an article called
of Religious Profit in it's Nolo's Legal Word mentioning
New critical server opened: www.scientology.no.net
First on the server
Klemesrud deposition in RTC vs. Erlich lawsuit.
The following report posted to ARS today:
Operation Clambake has grown into something I never had planned.
Now, 8 months from it birth, the site is spread over 3 different
accounts I have and has a size of 38,192,762 bytes.
The "worst" is that I'm not half done yet, there is a lot of
projects screaming to be finished or started. But since I also
have got a pretty demanding job I have to take it easy. One
solution to this would be that CoS sued me. If I have to go
to court with these clams it would take all my time and probably
even more. That would mean I may resign my job and move from
Stavanger to my family Oslo (where the org is, hehe). I'm the
type that gets seriousely involved when I start something.
Since I got a very good job now I will hold on to that as long
as there are no reason not to. But it has been the plan all
along to give any lawsuits first priority. I've done my best,
almost begged Helena Kobrin to fulfill her threats and go for
it. No luck so far and I still live in Stavanger employed as
an IT Manager.
So dearest Helena: It would be easier for me to do some serious
work on the org in Oslo if I were there, and since your lawyers
also are in Oslo it would help you too if I moved there. Get
those people working, drown me in lawsuits so that I can fully
dive into this "crusade" with all my effort and time! I
challenge you, do you hear???
I admit I sometimes get tired of the whole cult, so far you
Helena have been so sweet and helped me by doing some stupid
stunt that woke the anger or will to fight inside me. Now I'm
honestly worried about the poor girl, where is she??????
I propose a public request to CoS to give us proof of her
well-being! A staged press conference is not good enough, only
a personal meeting (under 4 eyes) is good enough.
Don't despair Helena, we'll get you out! :-)
Co$ pays up in Norway! But the org in Denmark had to send the
money! Read more about it.
Weekend trivia for Helena; Thomas hosts all
the secret files.
The story about the fake letters and interviews with the Norwegian
Minister of Defence hit the front page
of the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet today!!!!
Helena is alive!!! Or at least her account is, Geir in
Norway just got a letter....
Today I also broke the big news that CoS faked letters and
interviews with the Norwegian Minister of Defence in their
newspaper Good News. Read my post to ARS.
Was going through my guestbook on Operation Clambake today and
saw this link to a picture which was explained as something
to look at if one wanted some fun. Well, it was a picture of a
woman and her dog, and they were not playing with sticks the way
most people do.
Thanks OSA, but you have to do better than that if you want
to frame me (sorry all you other OSA dudes who missed it,
the link is now deleted). I suggest OSA keep their personal
interests on their own domain in the future...
Posted The Assist Lecture to ARS today. Not heard anything from
our beloved Helena K Kobrin.....
Today I posted NED for OTs Series 34 which claims it can
heal physical condition and did a re-post of OT III. Didn't hear
anything from Kobrin this time either. Must be ok then....
Posted my report from London and the visit to the org in Tottenham
Court Road today. You can read it here.
I got a CD in the mail today. It's a CD that they sell in shops
for off-line browsing. On the CD is my homepage. The CD got a price
tag saying 7-ELEVEN on the colorful cover. I will not say what
country it is, but it is not in this part of the world and they
had about 20 million inhabitants in the 80's (I got old figures).
Figure that one out OSA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But you better hurry....
"Good Hunting." -LRH in OT3
Today I posted OT III to the newsgroup ARS. Kobrin didn't even
send me a threatening e-mail. It was cancelled once, but the
re-post was not cancelled! Have RTC given up?
Rod Kellers A.R.S. Week In Review is from today available on
Operation Clambake in HTML format. A.R.S. Week In Review is a
summary of the most important and interesting postings to the
famous newsgroup. Updated each week.
It's now official that Magne Berge won the lawsuit against CoS in
Norway!!!! 3 High Court judges voted unanimously to reject the
appeal from the cult. Read the verdict here (Norwegian). The verdict is now final and they have to pay
about 850.000 Norewgian kroner or go bankrupt. More news and scan of
verdict will come here soon. The biggest newspaper in Norway, Aftenposten,
reports about the victory.
6 MONTHS JUBILEE !!!!!!
Kobrin sends me an e-mail today claiming their Norwegian lawyer will
contact me soon. Will there be a lawsuit now? Even if this was just
another unverifiable note I did reply to it.
Grady Ward posts to ARS informing that RTC just filed (under seal) a
new list of the people that they believe he have been conspiring with
by telephone. My name appears on the list. RTC have asked Magistrate
Edward A. Infante to supply them the date, time, and duration of any
contacts Ward may have had with people on the list.
Seems like the cult still believe there is a conspiracy going on.
At first I planned to keep the files there awaiting the answer
from my ISP. But so many asked me to remove them to make sure
Operation Clambake stayed on the net. So at exactly 12:00 I deleted
the requested files and changed the link. But my ISP still
closed my page anyway. A couple of phonecalls and it was soon up
My ISP writes me and tells me to remove NOTs and ther Clearing Course
Instruction Booklet. A quick translation would be:
[list of files]
So I'm not willing??? What is this stupid shit??? I've never
ever refused any debate with Co$/RTC or refused to go through
any of their proof. The problem is that both RTC and my ISP
denies me access to any of it!!!! My ISP is totally
unwilling to talk to me and RTC is having a ball lying and
scaring the shit out of them. And how does the "logic" of my
ISP work? They say I have to remove the files because I am unwilling! And when I
try to disprove the claims from RTC (which I'm not allowed to
read) they refuse to read it. This contrary to their claim
both to the media and to me earlier that that is just what I
have to do to get the files back on my page.
These are pages with a content that are desputed, and since the
involved parts are unwilling to do this in the correct way you
have to remove the pages.
You are given a deadline to 12:00 o'clock Friday May 2nd, if the
pages still are up your home page directory will be removed.
My ISP don't want to get involved, I understand that wish since
Scientology is a messy thing to get involved with. They say
they are not a party in this battle, but the problem is that they
made themself a party when they joined and started to listen
only to RTC. If they really choose only to listen to the claims
from RTC which it looks like now, then they are not only a party,
but they have also choosen a side. They are going to get very
badly burned if the don't change very soon.
This is the correspondence we had that day (in Norwegian):
- First letter from ISP.
- My respons (includes the Memorandum Opinion and Order from
United States District Court Central District of California RTC
vs. Scott and Wollersheim).
- Quick respons from ISP (mostly saying it's not
their business to evaluate this).
- My ansver back (mostly saying that if they only judge by
reading the false claims from RTC they are not only an obvious
party in this conflict, but also taking side in it).
Big article in Klassekampen (a Norwegian newspaper) about the
war on the net against Scientology! Title of article 'SCIENTOLOGIENS
HELLIGE KRIG' (THE HOLY WAR OF SCIENTOLOGY). Zenon Panoussis,
Operation Clambake and all the works. :)
5 MONTHS CELEBRATION TODAY!!! :-))))
I put NOTs back on my page because it is now proven RTC does not represent
the owners of the copyright. You're fucked Helena K. Kobrin, you are
a proven liar!!!! More information on the NOTs page.
Operation Clambake was mentioned in the editorial
of the most respected and widely-read business newspaper in America,
namely Wall Street Journal. Extract from the editorial
"The Scientology Problem":
"For one thing, they are confronting the Internet, using copyright
and other laws to inhibit their critics, who gather in a discussion
group called alt.religion.scientology. Scientologists have succeeded
with U.S. copyright suits against the posting of secret Hubbard
texts, but have angered the Internet community. The texts keep
appearing, for example on a Norwegian site calling itself Operation
Clambake. Further litigation is currently under way in San Jose and
Denver, with the patience of presiding jurists being tested by both
Scientologists and "netizens." Internet defendants are now
challenging the validity of the copyrights, and seeking to depose
the secretive Mr. Miscavige about the circumstances of their
Used with permission from The Wall Street
Journal Interactive Edition, http://wsj.com.
Copyright 1997 Dow Jones &
Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
digi:media also reports about the closing (old link: http://web.sol.no/kanal1/digimedia/scientologi.htm).
Origo Netnytt writes about Scandinavia
Online closing Operation Clambake (old link: http://www.origo.no/spinn/nettnytt/97/02/scient.sol.html).
The Norwegian magazine 'Gateavisa' has a fantastic 10 page report on
Scientology! (issue 158 (1/97)) Dagbladet reports about the
article. It covers everything possible. Co$ in Norway tells Gateavisa they
will not sue because Gateavisa is so small, I reckon they don't dare! ;)
Been a lot of additions since last report
here. Cleaned up in the link list and added Hubbard lectures,
hand written OT3 and HCOB's. Nothing heard or seen from RTC,
I would really like to be a fly on the wall in their offices now!
The wind has changed, they are in big trouble!
Please keep up helping in the fight against organised crime,
spread the word about the war between Co$ and the Net!
Just before midnight the "L"
Rundowns was included in the "Secret Library" on
this site. It's out, let's see the clams make this into
a hopeless fight against the net too.
New press release was sent to Scandinavian press (Norwegian text).
Operating Clambake has been up for 10
weeks, serving NOTs and the Fishman Affidavit all the time.
The "Secret Library" has been given an adition; a
transcript of the lecture "Between Lives Implants"
made by Hubbard in 1963 (Saint Hill Special Briefing Course).
Interesting piece of text, really tells a lot about what
kind of "level" his mind was at. A funny part is
where he describes orientating by identifying Essex and Norway
down on earth on one of his "mental space trips".... this time
going dangerousely close to the sun! He asks the audience
to fall out in the aisle if they faint while listening to what
he has to say, and if they start screaming or anything
they should go and do that out on the Pavillion. You are
hereby warned if you decide to read it.
Kobrin has returned, got a new mail from her
which "places me on notice". In my answer I try to explain
to her that this is Norway and neither she or an American judge
has any authority here. Don't think she get's it though...
Latest news from Norway is a big article in the magazine
Vi Menn this week, a translation will be put here
soon (see scan of article). CoS in Norway has contacted the magazine as far as
I know, they never learn do they? The article was about
the space opera (Xenu etc.), the war on Internet, comments
from professor Aagaard in Denmark and my escapades. One of WAA's
cartoons was used to illustrate the article.
A Danish computer magazine also have a piece on CoS vs.
the Net (Alt Om Data), but I haven't read this yet.
If anybody in Denmark could send it to me I would be
Some colleagues of mine in London told me that they heard
my name and NOTs mentioned on the radio station there.
I also know that a big international magazine is working
on a new attack on CoS, they will use the Norwegian
Berge lawsuit which CoS lost, amongst other things. I
can't say more about this now, but I promise to keep them
posted on the development in Norway. ;>
2 MONTHS CELEBRATION!!! :-))))
Operation Clambake is today in total ectasy, serving
you the "secret" NOTs and the Fishman Papers for
2 whole months! Co$ have tried to stop the site,
but with no luck so far. Their threats now classify
as just a big hoax as Dianetics and Scientology itself.
The claimed representatives for RTC have failed on
all accounts to follow up their claims that these
documents are their copyrighted material. Calling
it "trade secrets" would be an insult to any
intelligent mind, knowing how poor they have been
protected. Salutes to RTC for their poor work.
This is still just the beginning.... ;-)
READY TO HOST MORE:
I still have room for more, I would especially like
to host a copy of L-rundowns and similar. If you have
them or know where they are, please let me know! Of
course your name will me kept secret, I'll delete any
reference to you.
Keep up the good work friends. Help make 1997 into a
year Co$ never will forget! ;)
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