Coming to a Screen Near You: A Guerrilla War In Cyberspace - 1996-07-22

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F372.png Coming to a Screen Near You: A Guerrilla War In Cyberspace July 22, 1996, Associated Press

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.


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