Coming to a Screen Near You: A Guerrilla War In Cyberspace - 1996-07-22
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Some on the Net call it cyberspace's Vietnam. Others prefer the analogy of the Spanish Civil War.
Whichever it is, the back-and-forth skirmishes of this guerrilla conflict are an excellent example of the kind of vigilantism that rules in the anarchy that is the Internet.
The battle pits the Los Angeles-based Church of Scientology against a few loosely organized bands of free speech advocates who have taken up what they believe to be the flag of truth.