From: Mike Curtis
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Subject: FW: Attack on Alt.Revisionism — Gate.Net Refuses to Help
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 14:00:54 -0600
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From: Security Administrator[SMTP:[email protected]]
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 1996 1:55 PM
To: Mike Curtis
Subject: Re: Attack on Alt.Revisionism — Gate.Net Refuses to Help
Our user has been warned about repeatedly posting to newsgroups with
return addresses and his account has been temporarily disabled because
Any other violations of our Subscriber’s Agreement will be dealt with
As to content, CyberGate does not censor.
At 05:21 PM 10/31/96 GMT, you wrote:
>I’m inquiring of cybergate concerning shoddy business practices with
>a copy to my service so that they know what is going on here.
>So I’m asking cybergate if what is written below is true? I’ll also
>ask them if they permit folks to flood their mailboxed with
>nonresponsive and repeat posts? Mr. Giwer has gone through far too
>many accounts for me to number or list them here. I find it
>reprehensible for a group that offers internet accounts to allow
>internet abuse to continue by a customer. Cybergate doesn’t seem to
>understand how their lousy business practices effect other services
>who are trying to do business with Usenet. Here they have a customer
>with a history of abuse and openly intends to continue such abuse. If
>cybergate’s tolerance of misbaviour and distructive attitudes is
>typical then I feel that their violations need to be brought to the
>attention of a higher authority.
>Michael S. Curtis
>On 30 Oct 1996 20:10:43 -0500, you wrote:
>> Matt Giwer has “declared war” on alt.revisionism and stated that
>>he seeks to make it unusable. (For further documentation on this,
>>out https://nizkor.org). By posting literally hundreds of
>>has single-handedly managed to drown out almost all rational
>>regarding the collective events we call the Holocaust. (This is
>>to the attack on alt.religion.scientology)
>> His latest stunt is to forge the From: line on each of his posts,
>>thereby making killfiles worthless. Gate.net has been informed of
>>but refuses to do anything. (When I forwarded examples of these
>>they sent a complaint to MY system administrator, accusing me of
>> If you would like to complain to Gate.net about this abuse of
>>alt.revisionism and their continuing refusal to do anything about it,
>>please send complaints to [email protected]. Feel free to send along
>>few copies of Giwer’s forgeries — a cursory glance at the newsgroup
>>make these clear.
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