Guy Sues Both Wikipedia & Wikileaks To Get 'His Side Of The Story' Told

from the unclear-on-the-concept dept

Ah, the ridiculous and silly pro se lawsuits... Eric Goldman points us to one of these crazy lawsuits that will be dismissed quite quickly, from a guy suing both Wikipedia and Wikileaks, demanding that both companies tell his side of "the story." The guy claims that false information has been distributed concerning his own responsibility in someone else's death, and he hopes to set the record straight. Within the lawsuit, the guy claims that:
"The real story is a such a hoot it someday will be told."
That may be true, but it won't be told due to Wikipedia and/or Wikileaks being forced to tell it via this lawsuit. The guy doesn't even seem to attempt to explain what either Wikipedia or Wikileaks have to do with his side of the story or under what claims he's suing. He just wants his story told. Perhaps someone should let him know he can just set up his own website.


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    average_joe (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:16am

    Can't he just edit the wiki himself? LOL!

     

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    Dark Helmet (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:25am

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    Seriously? With the level of incomprehension this guy shows, you want him to try editing wiki?

    It seems clear the ability to internet eludes this gentleman....

     

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    AudibleNod (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:30am

    YouTube

    Maybe he could get the folks over at the YouTube to show up at his home a film his impassioned plea for clarity.

     

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    SUNWARD (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:51am

    rambles on

    spelling mistakes and I couldn't find any reference to him or the "OpAration Web Trypt" on wikipedia. the claim is very badly written. Also sues wikipedia but mentions wiki.org in the claim

     

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    OldGeek, Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:53am

    Uh-Huh

    Me thinks someone has stopped taking their meds, bad boy!

     

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    SUNWARD (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:57am

    link

    his name still isn't mentioned!

     

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    Michael, Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:57am

    Holy cow!

    He was talking about auctioning exhibit 816 on eBay - not to get money for it, but "with the idea that it could be cheap publicity".

    Umm...isn't that backwards? Don't you auction off something because people want it?

    Wait! This is some whole new concept of auctioning! Holding an auction generates interest? Cool! I'm going to auction off an old shoe box. That's going to generate publicity!

    Now, I do feel bad that the guy's father suffered a stroke, but I'm not sure blaming Wikipedia is going to help.

     

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    SUNWARD (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 7:58am

    link

    in wring spot.
    link to story spelled correctly

     

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    SUNWARD (profile), Dec 30th, 2010 @ 8:00am

    Re: rambles on

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Dec 30th, 2010 @ 8:06am

    Maybe this is what he's talking about: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Web_Tryp

     

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    Valkor, Dec 30th, 2010 @ 9:09am

    Re: YouTube

    If it's really such a "hoot" it would surely be worth a screenplay. Heck, if he can make up words like "deathsploitation", he might have a career as a writer ahead of him.

     

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    HrilL, Dec 30th, 2010 @ 9:13am

    Why not just update the wikipedia page himself?

    He can already have his story told. He can update the Wikipedia page on his own. It says Edit right at the bottom...

     

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    jay a, Dec 30th, 2010 @ 9:36am

    http://forum.poppies.org/index.php?showtopic=10334

    the guy got railroaded. i'm pretty sure 2ct7 comes with a eat at own risk clause.

    i wonder if he got his appeal hearing?

     

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    Ribsy Chan, Jan 4th, 2011 @ 6:11am

    This guy is even better..

    Some say he is paranoid, but really, it's some russian mafia who is messing with him, to make it seem like he is nuts: http://johncons-mirror.blogspot.com/2010/12/jeg-sendte-en-ny-klage-pa-myheritage.html ht tp://johncons-mirror.blogspot.com/2010/11/jeg-sendte-en-e-post-til-den-som-er.html

     

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