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The Bart Alsbrook "BootBoy" Libel

This crudely assembled and executed compliment to The Nizkor Project, created by a Skinhead calling himself "Bootboy," appeared in 1995 at a web site in Texas:

"WARNING! There is a confessed child-molester who goes by the name of Ken McVay who frequents these news groups. It is not worth the time to read all the crap this piece of sub-human filth posts, however a visit to his web page might prove interesting. NOT!"

On two occasions, November 20, 1995, and January 8, 1996, Mr. McVay sent email to the administrator of Bootboy's system, noting that his system contained libelous material. No response was received from either note, in spite of the clear warning that legal advice had been obtained, and that legal action was being considered.

(We find it interesting to note, therefore, that the Vice President of Internet America, Tim Martin, was recently quoted in the Dallas Morning News as saying that Internet America was "unaware" of the site.)

On November 8, when Mr. McVay advised the administrators at IADFW.NET of his intent to bring suit, Bootboy's libel was still available to the public. Although Mr. McVay has never received a reply to his letters, we have noted that the text in question, indeed the entire page, are no longer available.

On January 14, the URL was changed, the offending libel was removed, and replaced with a crude insult, one which displays the author's lack of education and imagination:

"WARNING! There is a buckett [sic] of shit who goes by the name of Ken McVay who ..."

It seems clear to us that Internet America was fully aware of the site, and its libelous nature, and that Mr. Martin was not being truthful with Dallas reporters.

We recommend a course in remedial spelling for Bootboy, who continued in this crude vein with a threat, recently posted to the mailing list Stormfront. This threat, and other background material, has been forwarded to the RCMP, our Texas attorneys, and to appropriate police authorities there for future reference; Texas police are believed to be taking an active interest in this website.

The owner of the Bootboy web site was Bart Alsbrook, a Confederate Hammerskin with a criminal record in the United States.

Mr. Alsbrook, fresh from a taxpayer-supported vacation in a Texas jail, returned to the Internet in August, 1996 (as

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