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Commentary :: Politics
Boston Indy Media versus Mac Crary
03 Jan 2005
Boston Independent Media Project took down a perfectly coherent, important and relevant report. The following is an exchange between our offices.
>From: boston-tech (at) lists.indymedia.org
>To: jukusu (at) hotmail.com
>Subject: Your IMC website article has been hidden
>Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 12:37:32 +1100
>
>Your article entitled "The Sabotagued Prayer" has been hidden from the newswire by Matthew.
>The hide code was: Policy Violation.
>The following comments were noted regarding your article:
>not news-related--doesn't even really make much sense
>
>The article is still available at the original URL, or on the hidden newswire page.
>Feel free to reply to this message if you have any questions regarding this action.
>
>Thank you, The IMC Editorial Collective.
>
Dear Boston Newswire:

I want to state very clearly that I protest your decision to hide my article. First of all, I identified myself and my whereabouts and as such was clearly stating a point of view for which I am willing to be identified and held responsible. Secondly, the comments within the short article are self-explanatory and made perfect sense, with even the most elementary of evaluation on the part of the reader. For example, the fact that my father served with Bush and was blamed for the loss of his plane during the war more than carries an undercurrent of meaning in light of Lennon assassination letters being planted on my home. The fact that I was investigating leads indicating AIDS is manmade is more than carries an undercurrent of meaning in light of the fact that holocaust survivors are involved.

I expect you to explain what you want from me in terms of this post so that it would be acceptable to your newswire. Would you like copies of the evidence in U.S. District Court Case CO2-623 sent to your offices for your scrutiny? Or is the message of your missive to me that you don't want this online and you will take action to get it off line, even if it means giving a coded rejection letter to me, the substance of which is suppression of a sort more common these days than it should be, and known in nations past where law and order broke down.

The central theme, a link between Lennon's murder and the AIDS onslaught is thematically intelligible to anyone who has heard the term: "Sexual Revolution".

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