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    Posted by Deborah on 10/08/10

    Provide your full name and address and phone number. No false
    allegations have been made.

    On 10/07/10, Mike B. wrote:
    > Deborah:
    > Save me some money so I don't have to hire a PI to locate you and
    > serve you with the suit I'm bringing against you for all the
    > slanderous, libelous and malicious statements you've made about me
    > on this board and elsewhere. I'm going to be your "Kelman."
    > As far as your intentionally false allegations in this post,
    > nobody, especially law enforcement, is going to do anything about
    > ancient lawsuits and claims that have long been decided against
    > you, and have otherwise prescribed.
    > On 10/06/10, Deborah wrote:
    >> Mike B has alleged many things about me yet provided no specifics
    >> or proof.
    >> Since I cannot contact you directly, whomever you are, I have
    >> contacted law enforcement and hope that they will review the
    >> retaliatory eviction proceedings as well as my civil suit against
    >> Michael E Becnel while reviewing the information I have compiled
    >> over the last number of years.
    >> How is the lawn care service working out for you?
    >> On 10/06/10, Mike B. wrote:
    >>> Sharon:
    >>> I see you've already found another "cause" to take up.
    >>> You're wrong on so many levels about me and what I do, it
    >>> would take way too long to address here. Suffice it to say I'm
    >>> not concerned about what you and Deborah "believe."
    >>> Like you, Deborah went to court over all the lies,
    >>> fabrications and total BS she says about me. Like you, the
    >>> court found her to be a less than credible individual whose
    >>> testimony was self-serving and irrellevant.
    >>> It's obvious from your posting on here and elsewhere, neither
    >>> you nor Deborah know anything about black mold. You simply
    >>> regurgitate what others have written or said because you think
    >>> it supports your position. I've got news for you - IMHO your
    >>> position is nothing more than that of an alarmist and a
    >>> hypocrite. You talk some talk, but you definitely can't walk
    >>> the walk.
    >>> You're a sore loser, but a loser nonetheless.
    >>> On 10/06/10, Sharon wrote:
    >>>> Deborah,
    >>>> Interesting link. I would say that this situation definately
    >>>> applies to Mike B's deeply seeded and long term hatred
    >>> toward
    >>>> you, while stating he knows personal things about your life
    >>>> for many years; while he (she?) fails to disclose their
    >>>> identity.
    >>>> Some of the stuff he (she?) posts on this board about you,
    >>>> gives me the willies of knowing this person obviously knows
    >>>> where you live, does not like you..yet will not disclose who
    >>>> they are that is in such physically close proximaty to you.
    >>>> It is real obvious Mike B is not on this board because they
    >>>> care of the issue of black mold. They are only here because
    >>>> you are here.
    >>>> "A U.S. Department of Justice report estimates that there
    >>> may
    >>>> be tens or even hundreds of thousands of cyberstalking
    >>>> victims in the United States (Report on Cyberstalking,
    >>> 1999).
    >>>> A 1997 nationwide survey conducted by the University of
    >>>> Cincinnati found that almost 25&37; of stalking incidents
    >>> among
    >>>> college age women involved cyberstalking (Report on
    >>>> Cyberstalking, 1999).
    >>>> Definition
    >>>> Cyberstalking can be defined as threatening behavior or
    >>>> unwanted advances directed at another using the Internet and
    >>>> other forms of online and computer communications.
    >>>> Cyberstalkers target their victims through chat rooms,
    >>>> message boards, discussion forums, and e-mail. Cyberstalking
    >>>> takes many forms such as: threatening or obscene e-mail;
    >>>> spamming (in which a stalker sends a victim a multitude of
    >>>> junk e-mail); live chat harassment or flaming (online verbal
    >>>> abuse); leaving improper messages on message boards...
    >>>> Similar to stalking off-line, online stalking can be a
    >>>> terrifying experience for victims, placing them at risk of
    >>>> psychological trauma, and possible physical harm. Many
    >>>> cyberstalking situations do evolve into off-line stalking,
    >>>> and a victim may experience abusive and excessive phone
    >>>> calls, vandalism, threatening or obscene mail, trespassing,
    >>>> and physical assault.
    >>>> Cyberstalking and the Law
    >>>> ...Stalking laws and other statutes criminalizing harassment
    >>>> behavior currently in effect in many states may already
    >>>> address this issue by making it a crime to communicate by
    >>> any
    >>>> means with the intent to harass or alarm the victim.
    >>>> States have begun to address the use of computer equipment
    >>>> for stalking purposes by including provisions prohibiting
    >>>> such activity in both harassment and anti-stalking
    >>>> legislation (Riveira, 1,2). A handful of states, such as
    >>>> Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, New
    >>>> Hampshire and New York have specifically including
    >>>> prohibitions against harassing electronic, computer or e-
    >>> mail
    >>>> communications in their harassment legislation. Alaska,
    >>>> Oklahoma, Wyoming, and more recently, California, have
    >>>> incorporated electronically communicated statements as
    >>>> conduct constituting stalking in their anti-stalking laws. A
    >>>> few states have both stalking and harassment statutes that
    >>>> criminalize threatening and unwanted electronic
    >>>> communications. Other states have laws other than harassment
    >>>> or anti-stalking statutes that prohibit misuse of computer
    >>>> communications and e-mail, while others have passed laws
    >>>> containing broad language that can be interpreted to include
    >>>> cyberstalking behaviors (Gregorie).
    >>>>> Recent federal law has addressed cyberstalking as well. The
    >>>> Violence Against Women Act, passed in 2000, made
    >>>> cyberstalking a part of the federal interstate stalking
    >>>> statute. Other federal legislation that addresses
    >>>> cyberstalking has been introduced recently, but no such
    >>>> measures have yet been enacted. Consequently, there remains
    >>> a
    >>>> lack of legislation at the federal level to specifically
    >>>> address cyberstalking, leaving the majority of legislative
    >>>> prohibitions against cyberstalking at the state level
    >>>> (
    >>>> If you are a Victim of Cyberstalking
    >>>> Victims who are under the age of 18 should tell their
    >>> parents
    >>>> or another adult they trust about any harassments and/or
    >>>> threats.
    >>>> Experts suggest that in cases where the offender is known,
    >>>> victims should send the stalker a clear written warning.
    >>>> Specifically, victims should communicate that the contact is
    >>>> unwanted, and ask the perpetrator to cease sending
    >>>> communications of any kind. Victims should do this only
    >>> once.
    >>>> Then, no matter the response, victims should under no
    >>>> circumstances ever communicate with the stalker again.
    >>>> Victims should save copies of this communication in both
    >>>> electronic and hard copy form.
    >>>> If the harassment continues, the victim may wish to file a
    >>>> complaint with the stalker's Internet service provider, as
    >>>> well as with their own service provider. Many Internet
    >>>> service providers offer tools that filter or block
    >>>> communications from specific individuals.
    >>>> As soon as individuals suspect they are victims of online
    >>>> harassment or cyberstalking, they should start collecting
    >>> all
    >>>> evidence and document all contact made by the stalker. Save
    >>>> all e-mail, postings, or other communications in both
    >>>> electronic and hard-copy form. If possible, save all of the
    >>>> header information from e-mails and newsgroup postings.
    >>>> Record the dates and times of any contact with the stalker.
    >>>> Victims may also want to start a log of each communication
    >>>> explaining the situation in more detail. Victims may want to
    >>>> document how the harassment is affecting their lives and
    >>> what
    >>>> steps they have taken to stop the harassment.
    >>>> Victims may want to file a report with local law enforcement
    >>>> or contact their local prosecutor's office to see what
    >>>> charges, if any, can be pursued. Victims should save copies
    >>>> of police reports and record all contact with law
    >>> enforcement
    >>>> officials and the prosecutor's office...
    >>>> Furthermore, victims should contact online directory
    >>> listings
    >>>> such as,, and
    >>>> to request removal from their directory.
    >>>> Finally, under no circumstances should victims agree to meet
    >>>> with the perpetrator face to face to "work it out,"
    >>>> or "talk." No contact should ever be made with the stalker.
    >>>> Meeting a stalker in person can be very dangerous.
    >>>> Just because cyberstalking does not include physical contact
    >>>> with the perpetrator does not mean it is not as threatening
    >>>> or frightening as any other type of crime. Victims of
    >>>> cyberstalking often experience psychological trauma, as well
    >>>> as physical and emotional reactions as a result of their
    >>>> victimization. Some of these effects may include:
    >>>> changes in sleeping and eating patterns
    >>>> nightmares
    >>>> hypervigilance
    >>>> anxiety
    >>>> helplessness
    >>>> fear for safety
    >>>> shock and disbelief
    >>>> Victims experiencing these reactions and many others might
    >>>> consider seeking out support from friends, family and victim
    >>>> service professionals in order to cope with the trauma
    >>>> resulting from cyberstalking. In order to locate local
    >>> victim
    >>>> service professionals that may be able to offer assistance,
    >>>> safety suggestions, and information and referrals, please
    >>>> contact the Helpline of the National Center for Victims of
    >>>> Crime at 1-800-FYI-CALL
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    >> 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday
    >>>> through Friday, Eastern Standard Time.
    >>>> Read more about cyberstalking via the Stalking Resource
    >>>> Center.
    >>>> For more information, please contact:
    >>>> The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
    >>>> 3100 5th Avenue., Suite B
    >>>> San Diego, CA 92103
    >>>> (619) 298-3396
    >>>> Resources on the World Wide Web:
    >>>> National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Resource
    >>> Center
    >>>> National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
    >>>> Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA) -
    >>>> CyberAngels
    >>>> Safety Ed International
    >>>> Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
    >>>> Online Privacy Alliance
    >>>> Network Solutions WHOIS - Helps determine contents of domain
    >>>> name registration
    >>>> Your local prosecutor's office, law enforcement, or state
    >>>> Attorney General's office. Check in the Blue Pages of your
    >>>> local phone book under the appropriate section heading of
    >>>> either "Local Government," "County Government," or "State
    >>>> Government."
    >>>> References
    >>>> U.S. Department of Justice. (August 1999). Cyberstalking: A
    >>>> New Challenge for Law Enforcement and Industry -- A Report
    >>>> from the Attorney General to the Vice President. Washington,
    >>>> DC: U.S. Department of Justice, pp. 2, 6.
    >>>> Gregorie, Trudy. Cyberstalking: Dangers on the Information
    >>>> Superhighway. The Stalking Resource Center, The National
    >>>> Center for Victims of Crime. Online.
    >>>> Riveira, Diane. (September/October 2000). "Internet Crimes
    >>>> Against Women," Sexual Assault Report, 4 (1).
    >>>> Wired Patrol. "US Federal Laws- Cyberstalking." Accessed 15
    >>>> April 2003.
    >>>> On 10/05/10, Deborah wrote:
    >>>> dbName=DocumentViewer&DocumentID=32458#4
    >>>>> Steps to take if you are being cyberstalked.

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