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News regarding our legal troubles with nutter conspiracy theorists

Good news everyone!

Good news everyone!

The five year long legal battle in which an attempt to have a gag-like order placed on me has finally been defeated!

Pirate wins to sail again! This is great stuff, but unfortunately it’s not over yet. The matter of costs still have to be dealt with and we still have the defamation matter to attend to later this year.

But this is a huge victory for me, as I won’t go to jail now if I happen to mention the legal proceeding on the site! Huzzah!

Now we have to do it again with the defamation court battle. That’s going to be interesting to say the least!

Again, I have to thank my awesome legal team from Reardon & Associates for protect me and the site. They are pretty cool guys and don’t afraid of anyone. Qualities you want in your legal team :) Thanks heaps fellas.

And thank you all my ZGeekers. Without your support this site would have closed down. No shit, I was about to close the site when all this started and rush of support from you all reminded me of how awesome you are. SO WE ARE STILL HERE!!!!

*flings off pants*

*loves you all*

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Judgement day

Judgement day

In a few hours our five year long battle in the court may end. Today is judgement day. Stay tuned…

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ZGeek is off to court!

ZGeek is off to court!

Well ladies and gents, we’re off to the Supreme court in October this year!

Unfortunately the mediation didn’t solve anything as we were unable to negotiate with the other party. So we’re off to court yet again. Mainly to let the court decide on if a person can be defamed without being identified.

Should be interesting.

In other legal news, everything else is going well. We are awaiting on a few decisions back from the court. We’ve only been waiting four months so far, who says justice is swift? Because they are wrong. Omg they are so wrong. SO WRONG.

We do need to raise some funding to fly in our crack legal team. So if you can spare a dime or two, give it! Pretty please.

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The Pompeii Obsession

The Pompeii Obsession

Hey ZGeek, hoping for a shameless plug for my new site as I kinda need content and followers… including dicks drawn in dusty car windows… but here is a recent article from the site.

In a previous post, we mentioned that the ancients were utterly and totally obsessed with the penis, and while there are a tonne of ancient cave drawings depicting gigantic cocks, it doesn’t stop there.

One of the most famous sites around the world to contain artwork of such things is the ancient city of Pompeii, which was completely obliterated in 79AD when Mt Vesuvius erupted, like a geological version of a finale in any given porno, and covered the city in hot white… ash.

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Actual site: www.dicksindust.com
Faceberk: https://www.facebook.com/dicksindust

Appreciate it.

Cheers.

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40+ members of ZGeek now involved in our defamation suit

40+ members of ZGeek now involved in our defamation suit

I do apologise for the late update but I’m been a bit busy with work and personal matters. A few weeks ago was a huge week in our legal battle.

Unfortunately the courts have compelled disclosure of certain details of some ZGeek members to the person who has been keeping us in Court for the last three years. So I have had to hand over the contact details for over forty ZGeek members who now could be listed as possible defendants in the defamation action. Some of these people did not even post in the threads, or simply commented on threads in which the plaintiff was not identified.

The Court compelled the disclosure of these details to the plaintiff despite our objections that this person is linked to the Jonathan Nolan and Greg Smith who have been the subject of allegations of fraud in the media and that these details may be used improperly. Smith and Nolan attempted to sue us for $42.5 million dollars after they alleged they had lost a movie deal after ZGeek members bagged the book on which they said they were basing their movie.  The book set out a ridiculous conspiracy theory that nuclear bombs where used in the 9/11 attacks.

Anyhow the battle continues and the need for funds is now greater than ever before.

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iPhone fingerprint scanner – Its a Trap!

iPhone fingerprint scanner – Its a Trap!

The privilege against self incrimination extends only to the accused in respect of testimonial evidence.  Physical evidence is up for grabs.  Also hacking an iPhone has proven to be not all that hard for some so beware unauthorised access or bluetooth raids cause it might be your local law enforcement agency conducting their investigations in a new and creative manner.

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OBJECTION!!! OVERRULED!!!

OBJECTION!!! OVERRULED!!!

Hello again. It’s super fun legal happy time YAAAAAAAAYYYYYYY.

We need some help on the legal front. Not donations (but that would also really help). But for a legal-type-solicitor-lawyer person located in the ACT or NSW who can do pro-bono or costs work for us.

Because after four years of this crap, we’re running on fumes. We still have our mates at Reardon and Associates in QLD helping us out and doing all the work, but we need someone on the ground in the ACT or NSW. We can’t afford to hire a lawyer at the moment until some of the previous legal action is finished.

ZGeek is currently fighting its fourth defamation battle over comments posted in our forums. The first finished with a lol, the next two were thrown out when the person decided not to come to court. But they decided they are really are cranky at us so we need to be sued again. So here we are.

If you are in the legal trade, or you know someone who is and you can ask them. Please do so! Drop me a line here. We are building a fighting force of extraordinary magnitude. We forge our tradition in the spirit of our ancestors. You have our gratitude!

ps. To the person suing, before you print this out and add it to your complaint. That was a movie reference. It was said by Dr Klahn in the 1977 movie “The Kentucky Fried Movie“. As is the title of this post, as was the subject matter of your original complaint.

 

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Cya all for a while…

Cya all for a while…

I’ve decided to take a break from ZGeek while I fight the insanity around the current legal harassment. It seems everything I post is an affront to the thin skinned so for the sake of the site and members, I am going to step away until it is resolved and only pop by to give you updates.

I have handed over the day-to-day of the site to the usual care takers. In the meantime, please keep donating if you can and keep sending in news and links. We are now fighting two court actions in this ridiculous and pointless saga so any help we can get would be very much appreciated.

I will be back. Take care all!

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ZGeek being sued for defamation for the the fourth time

ZGeek being sued for defamation for the the fourth time

It is my unfortunate job once again to announce that ZGeek is being sued for defamation. Again by the same person who attempted to sue us twice earlier this year along with Google for defamation.

It’s not a new filing, but an attempt to get the courts to relist the same defamation action that the person abandoned. This time, without naming Google. I see it as nothing more than an attempt to intimidate me into backing down from appeal regarding costs that were awarded to us for another matter.

I will not give up. I cannot give up. Unfortunately this means more legal fees and after three years of defence, the legal fund is done. So, I once again turn to you and ask for your support.

For the last three years we have been targeted for legal action. In these three years ZGeek and I have not been found guilty of anything. Yet this person just keeps filing action after action. In my opinion this is nothing but manipulation of our court system to  create as much hardship on me as possible. So I need your help. I can’t do this on my own, cost financially and emotionally has devastated me.

We still have the awesome Reardon & Associates and their friends helping us out. But legal costs are mounting and I can’t afford it myself. So if you can spare a few dollars, please donate here via paypal.

I really feel bad about asking this yet again.

Comments are open, but please don’t make negative comments about this person as they will just us it as an example on how I ‘encourage” you guys to be bad people. So please don’t.

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ZGeek – Google Defamation case dismissed, but legal woes continue

ZGeek – Google Defamation case dismissed, but legal woes continue

It’s been a while since updates, but we hit a milestone with our legal troubles. The defamation case that was filed against us and Google has been dismissed. The person who started the proceedings against us in NSW and in the ACT just didn’t bother to turn up to court for both cases and they were dismissed.

Yay! But no.

Unfortunately this has not ended. We now have to fight an appeal for the costs we won.  Worse still is the awesome, wonderful, kick-ass lawyers at Reardon and Associates have had to move on to other cases as they need to pay the bills. They are still supporting us 100% but can’t send a lawyer to the ACT anymore as they don’t have the man power. We still have our Barrister from Reardons on board but we are seeking a solicitor to appear for us in the ACT.

Once this is appeal is done, then I hope we can put this foolishness behind us and get on with the usual foolishness that we actually enjoy.

So if you know of any lawyers/solicitors who can help us out. Please let us know, or if you can spare a dime, then drop us a donation for the legal fund. We are near the end, but it looks like we still got a bit of a challenge ahead.

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Update on ZGeek’s defamation fight

Update on ZGeek’s defamation fight

Hi all, Just an update on our legal woes. Good news for a change!

As you know we are being sued along with Google for defamation. The person suing us launched proceedings in both the ACT and NSW.

We had a court appearance last Friday for the ACT proceedings but the person suing us just didn’t turn up to court so that matter has been struck out.

How bloody awesome is that! We still have the defamation in NSW to deal with this month. We are super confident of defending ourselves against this and I’ll post updates as soon as I can.

In the meantime, if you can donate to the legal fund. Please do so!

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ZGeek and Google named in defamation case

ZGeek and Google named in defamation case

Hi all,

It is well documented that ZGeek has been harassed with legal action since 2010. Unfortunately, we are once again being sued. This time around; ZGeek is named in a defamation suit along with the co-defendant, Google. We are being sued for user comments on the site and Google is being sued for listing these in their search results.

Our message is, we are seeking any NSW based lawyer who can help us to fight these erroneous claims. The person suing us seems keen to go ahead, they have even planned to move interstate to sue me (now that’s commitment!).

This case is very important; if we are found liable, all webmasters in Australia will be liable for their user comments. Basically this is Australia’s version of SOPA. If they win, no webmaster is going to allow free comments on Australian based sites as they could be sued.

So it’s important for us to find a lawyer ASAP. Or the only person going to be defending your freedom of speech online is me. I’m a person that is excellent at technology and computers, but my law skills are a little lacking.

If you or anyone knows a lawyer around Sydney who is willing to take on the case, please contact them on behalf of ZGeek. Ask the prospective lawyer to contact me via this address – legal@zgeek.com.

Further more, donations can once again be made to the ZGeek paypal account (on the right of this page) or by direct transfer. In addition to donations, you can simply purchase a subscription. All money goes to the legal fund and any left over money is funnelled back into the running costs of the site. I want to make this perfectly clear – I am not profiting from this in any way. ZGeek is a non-profit organisation set up for its members.

Gizmodo’s take – Ok it’s not Australia’s SOPA (told you I was not good with this legal stuff) :D

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IMFI Pty Limited

Jonathan Nolan the man behind the alleged TV show “Starwalker“, has emerged from hiding to launch a new venture. According to the Starwalker: It’s all a bad fraud website, the new business claims to be setting up solar power facilities in Vanuatu.

This was posted by a Robert Brand.

His latest “business” venture is solar powered ATMs in Vanuatu and solar farms. Pay him a flat fee of $165,000 and he will help you. Quite the entrepreneur. I have actually built solar powered systems. I wonder what his credentials are? He is in the middle of a court case at the moment for not paying actors on past productions and he missed this weeks appearance with rather a flimsy excuse. The group that was claiming was asked what they would like to do and they happy granted him the extra week to make good with the money. He must be pretty hard pressed at the moment to come up with another excuse for next week. This is actually from my viewpoint the start of the legal end for the guy. His wife and he are involved with the company he formed called IMFI Pty Limited. I had thought that she was not involved in his scams, but I have had to rethink this in recent times. I believe that she is really supporting this guy and protecting him.

Mr Brand is still persuing Mr Nolan for alleged unpaid wages in relation to the work he did for the now defunct Starwalker Reality TV show. Mr Nolan was involved in the attempt to sue us for $42.5 million for alleged defamation after users of ZGeek made fun of this conspiracy booklet claiming that nuclear bombs were used in the 9/11 and Bali bombing attacks.

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Merchant of Death gets sent to the US

Merchant of Death gets sent to the US

One of the worlds most “prolific arms dealers” who reportedly inspired the Hollywood film “Lord of War” will be escorted by 50 Thai commandos when he is extradited to the US.

The alleged Russian arms dealer, Viktor Bout, who is dubbed the “Merchant of Death” and faces terrorism charges, went from jail to a Bangkok airport today for his extradition to the United States, Thai police said, despite opposition from Moscow.

US authorities have sent a private jet to Don Mueang airport to fly out Bout, said Crime Suppression Division acting chief Supisarn Bhakdinarinath.

Yeah I heard there was a movie being made about this guy. I wonder what happened to it. :mdr:

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Greg Smith Jonathan Nolan of Myrmidon Enterprises vs. ZGeek

Greg Smith  Jonathan Nolan of Myrmidon Enterprises vs. ZGeek

This matter has been settled but feel free to have a read through this as some of it is pretty funny. Basically, two conspiracy theorists started a thread about their conspiracy book called “A Third Truth” and got flamed. Then attempted to sue us for $42.5 million.

Not only where they defeated when Greg Smith couldn’t provide any proof that the film was real, yet alone in production. But their reality TV show “Starwalker” was exposed as an alleged scam.

These guys chose the wrong site to mess with as we where able to defend ourselves and also expose these guys and their dodgy methods. :)

Click the read more for the whole story.

Please note! The Jonathan Nolan mentioned in this is NOT the creative genius Jonathan Nolan behind Memento, The Dark Knight and Inception. Although both share the same name these two people are entirely unrelated and the talented Jonathan Nolan has had nothing at all to do with these shenanigans.
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Starwalker producer Jonathan Nolan exposed on TV

April 27, 2010: A new reality TV show promised to turn two winners into astronauts and send them into space, but it appears the competition was never going to get off the ground, despite charging $10 per entry.

This are the same guys who tried to sue us for $42.5 million.

The whole television show Starwalker has been shown to be nothing but lies on top of more lies.

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Waste of space: how astronaut reality show hit a black hole

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Jonathan Nolan had plans for the world’s most ambitious reality show – a global cross-continent space challenge pitting prospective astronauts against each other for the chance to win two tickets into space.

He told media, partners and contestants that he had already secured two seats on Russian Soyuz rockets, had a production partner in Britain and had already obtained from foreign investors the tens of millions of dollars required to get the project off the ground.

Like this was ever going to happen…

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Starwalker to be investigated by current affairs show

Starwalker to be investigated by current affairs show

An update on the erstwhile Starwalker “reality series”, for anyone who’s interested in that cosmic soap opera with more twists than Battlestar Galactica….

It seems that with the leaves turning Down Under, the Australian media have awoken from their summer slumber and are beginning to look into the show’s executive producer/bad filmmaker/disbarred attorney/crackpot UFOlogist Jonathan Nolan. (How would you like that on your business card?)

Posting on the Starwalker: It’s All a Bad Fraud Facebook page, Robert Brand says that he will be filming a piece for Australian television about his experiences with Nolan. Brand says that he moved his family to take a job with the show only to be let go without being paid. He ran into serious financial difficulties, including nearly having his car repossessed, but has since found a paying job.

For those unfamiliar with this taudry story, here’s the first part of a long recap.
FYI, Mr Nolan is the guy who started the shennanigans that lead to his chum filing a $42.5 million defemation suit against us. So, to say I am happy about this is an understatment. I hate these current affairs shows, but this time they are doing some good. As soon as we find out when and where this is going to happen, I will let you know. In the meantime, view the source for the whole story.

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Starwalker assplodes

Starwalker assplodes

It seems the production of Starwalker, the reality show being made by the chaps who attempted to sue us for $42.5 million has gone completely tits up.

The production team has gone completely silent leaving contestants and now it seems, employees in the lurch. One employee Robert Brand who left the show has not been paid for his work and is now dishing the dirt on the show’s executive producer Jonathan Nolan and preparing to sue him for his wages.

One thing that really stood out to me is a comment about the guy who was organizing the spaceflights.

The person confirming the 2 bookings was “Dmitri K. Kumetzov”. At this time everyone at Starsem that I talked with knew of no such person working for them in France.

This is really odd. You see the mysterious backer who allegedly pulled out of their film because of the comments on ZGeek was named “Dimitri A. Khalezov”… odd huh? Oddly too, when we contacted the film company he was supposedly from, no one had ever heard of him as well.

Anyway, head over to the facebook group for all the goss and the lols. Continue reading

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The defamation suit is done, but it’s not over

The defamation suit is done, but it’s not over

Ladies and Gentlemen, our defamation lawsuit maybe over but our legal troubles are not. Unfortunately we’ve got a new problem related to that lot and unfortunately I am not allowed to tell you anything about it. Not a word as I am under orders of the LAW.

But what I can tell you is this, I am looking for a barrister or lawyer based in Canberra wouldn’t mind coming with me to court next month. They wouldn’t need to do any work. The awesome chaps from Reardon’s have done all that and their role would be of someone to help me through the process or take charge and kick arse on my behalf. Whatever they choose.

So if you know anyone, please ask them. We can offer pimping, a small fee and the love of a thousands of geeks.

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