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To: "Kenneth McVay OBC" 
From: (Linda Thompson)
Subject: Re: your mail
Status: RO

>You wrote:
>> On your webpage, under the listing for "named people," you have a file
>> called "Adl-Thompson," which is a reprint of a false and defamatory article
>> about me written by the ADL, to which I am referring. 
>There is no file by that name on the system. There is a file
>in your directory, linked to an ADL report file. In your
>directory, the link name is "adl-linda-thompson." On the web,
>this file may be found at the following URL:

It is extremely disingenuous of you to claim this is not "your" listing.
Let me quote your own tripe for you:

What is the HWEB Project? 

    Thanks to the Herculean efforts of Ken McVay between 1991 and present,
there are now over 4,000 files of information
    concerning the Holocaust and the rise of modern-day fascism at Nizkor's
ftp site. 

    These files are stored as "plaintext" -- they are prepared for output on
a text-display-only terminal, or an old-style
    fixed-character-width printer. Their words are not ready for
typesetting; they are not able to be wrapped to different paper
    widths or typeface sizes. They are indexed only in a rudimentary fashion. 

    The text, unable to offer convenient links from one of its files to
another, unable even to display italics for the names of its
    books, sits in its plaintext archives, providing an invaluable store of
information, but only to those who know how to access
    it, and who are willing to spend time searching for what they want. 

    Enter the World-Wide Web. In what appears to be the fastest growth of an
informational technology in recorded history,
    the Web is sweeping the globe with almost incredible popularity. Growing
faster than the telephone or even the television,
    the Web has gone from insignificant in 1993 to what is now the
single-most popular means of sending data across the
    Internet, having surpassed email in April 1995. By the end of this year,
the Web will be the Internet to millions of people. 

    The goal of the HWEB Project is to bring the valuable knowledge stored
in those 4,000 plaintext files onto the
    planet-spanning Web of information. 

What is its timetable? 

    Files are being converted now with automatic programs. The output from
those programs is being given to volunteers, who
    manually edit it, laying it out neatly on the page, and adding links to
other files. Several directories full of files are
    complete now, and this section is becoming more useful day by day... 

    From this page, you will be able to access the archives from a variety
of perspectives: 

        searching through a hierarchical subject catalog 
        browsing from a graphical map of the world 
        jumping off from any point on a timeline 
        picking from a list of people, then seeing all the files that
concern that person 
        doing a full-text search for any words or phrases 
        following links from one file to related files ("surfing the Web") 

How can I help? 

    We are looking for volunteers to assist with manually editing the files.
Some experience with HTML coding is necessary.
    Email Jamie McCarthy at or Hilary Ostrov at 

                                   [ Index ] 

The Nizkor Project 
HTML: Jamie McCarthy 
Director: Ken McVay 
Financial Support for the Nizkor Project 

June 30, 1996 

Every mention of me by the ADL is defamatory and the majority is false and
much is entirely fabricated.  You have not only the ADL-Thompson file, but
also the "Armed and Dangerous" reference.  I have not looked, but if there
are any other references to me on these pages, remove them as well.

Either remove these listings, stop using my name without my authority, and
stop associating me with your witch hunt for "nazis and racists," or your on
the lawsuit, no ifs, ands or buts.

Kind regards,

***********************  V  *************************
                       I CHOOSE LIBERTY.

Linda Thompson

       Remember Waco.   Remember Oklahoma.
The Murderers are still free and running YOUR country.

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