Published on Dec 5, 2013

I spoke with Stanley Cohen, counsel to PayPal 14 co-defendant, Mercedes Heafer, in San Jose, California on December 5, 2013 about the arraignment of 13 co-defendants on a superseding information plea deal, Ebay, PayPal, and Pierre Omidyar’s recent Op-Ed.


Mr. Cohen doesn’t mince words concerning our Pals, any of them.

Here’s that op-ed article for those who have not yet seen it.

Ebayers may want to have the air travel sickness bags handy.

It’s another Twilight Zone like scenario… this entire saga, and everything that is swirling around it today.

Well, at any rate, good for the Paypal 14.

I’m having a hard time digesting  this.


Dissecting the Final Days of the Free Internet

December 11, 2010

Amazon Take Down of Wikileaks:
Is the Free Internet Dead?
Amazon provides a service where people can use essentially virtual storage, which helps serve their site and deal with large-scale Web traffic. Apparently, about a week and a half, two weeks ago, Senator Joe Lieberman of the Senate Home [Homeland] Security Committee phoned–or he did or had someone phone Amazon and leaned on them, and Amazon decided to take WikiLeaks down. That led to PayPal taking WikiLeaks down.
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