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aaron greenspan uses his website plainsite.org to terrorize, harass, and stalks people

* Do not let this individual Aaron Greenspan harass, intimidate, threaten or bully in any way this website to remove anything, as "We the People" have the exact same First Amendment Rights as this Sociopath does and we are exposing the full truth on this Hacker and Menace to Society.

Aaron Greenspan is a sick evil [censor] who fully enjoys and gets his kicks out of destroying people's careers and reputations with his vicious website plainsite.org after he did not succeed with face cash in 2011 he turned in to very sick Psychopath who is angry at the world and he even hates himself. This is why now he is bent on destroying everyone's careers and reputations that he can and make no mistake, this [censor] is doing everything fully intentional.

His father Neil S Greenspan with NPI Number [protected] who is the VP and Treasurer for plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer is a sick Sociopath. Aaron Greenspan has his sick fathers (Neil S Greenspan's) genes, which obviously are [censor] up to have produced a total Sociopath like Aaron Greenspan.

Aaron Greenspan is so miserable that he wants the whole world to be misrable. This individual is completely insane and belongs locked up on a Psychiatric Ward for the safety of the public and should never be allowed to go near a computer, smart device or anyone's personal information ever again.

Aaron Greenspan enjoys following in Aaron Swartz's footsteps who was a major Hacker and now Aaron Greenspan is doing the exact same thing. This individual is Hacking in to State and Federal databases such as Pacer, Hacking in to Sealed and highly classified documents and then uploading these documents on to his sick monetized website plainsite.org.

The IRS non-profit division and other Federal Agencies have now been made aware of Aaron Greenspan's crimes against the public. This Sociopath does not appear to want to stop doing bad things to the public until he is locked up in a Psychiatric Institution with four point restraints, so he can't go near anyone's private information ever again.

There has to be something seriously mentally wrong with this father Neil S Greenspan and his mother Judith Keene Greenspan for allowing this Sociopath son of theirs to do these vicious thing to hard working men and women in America.

Neil S Greenspan with NPI Number [protected] who is employed at Case Western Reserve University should be fired by the President of this University and should take action and have Neil S Greenspan with NPI Number [protected] given a thorough Psychiatric examination because he is a danger to Case Western Reserve University and something is completely off with this individual. Neil S Greenspan should not be allowed to access anyone's personal and private data. This individual with NPI Number [protected] is a complete menace to society. Neil S Greenspan with NPI Number [protected] is intentionally violating "HIPAA", as he is the VP and Treasurer for plainsite.org and his Sociopath son Aaron Greenspan is Hacking in to legal databases, as well as medical databases and his father is fully aware that his son Aaron Greenspan is Hacking in to all these databases in the US but he enables Aaron Greenspan to dod these things to people.

The following is the personal information for Judith Keene Greenspan, D.O.B. 05/27/1954
Education: Newton North High School
20560 Shelburne
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
[protected]
[protected]
[protected]
[protected]@swbell.net
[protected]@keenepromotions.com
[protected]@keenepromotions.com
[protected]@keeneadvertising.com

The following is information on Aaron Greenspan's father Neil S Greenspan.
Neil S Greenspan MD? NPI Number [protected] NPI Number. That's his medical "National Provider Identifier", This individual should have his supposed MD license revoked for committing crimes against the public and being highly unethical and immoral.

Neil S Greenspan MD? NPI Number [protected] works at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio,
24701 Euclid Avenue, 3rd Floor
Cleveland, Ohio [protected]
[protected]
[protected]
[protected]

"A national provider identifier (NPI) is a unique ten-digit identification number required by HIPAA for covered healthcare providers in the United States. Covered providers, health plans and healthcare clearinghouses — public or private entities that process or facilitate the processing of health information — must use the NPI in administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA."

"A national provider identifier (NPI) is a unique ten-digit identification number required by HIPAA for covered healthcare providers in the United States. Covered providers, health plans and healthcare clearinghouses — public or private entities that process or facilitate the processing of health information — must use the NPI in administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA."

The NPI replaces the unique physician identification number (UPIN), a six-character identifier Medicare used to ascertain doctors in the U.S. who accepted Medicare insurance. The UPIN was discontinued in June 2007.

Who must obtain an NPI?
All individual and organizational healthcare providers who are HIPAA covered entities must obtain an NPI.

Who may not obtain an NPI?
Entities that do not meet the definition of a healthcare provider as defined by HIPAA may not apply for an NPI.

What are the healthcare provider NPI categories?
There are two healthcare provider categories for NPI enumeration:

Individual or Type 1. This category includes individuals who render healthcare services, such as physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and sole providers.
Organization or Type 2. This category includes organizations that render healthcare services or provide healthcare supplies to patients, such as hospitals and home health agencies."

Aaron Greenspan enjoys uploading people's personal and private information on the web, as he gets enjoyment out of running people's careers and reputations and he is selective to who he goes after. Aaron Greenspan does not like receiving his own medicine and having his personal information uploaded on to the web but this sick [censor] thinks its alright to it to everyone else at his discretion/.

We will further expose this sick [censor] Aaron Greenpsn and his sick [censor] father Neil S Greenspan as two degenerates who enjoy doing throwing people's information on the web but don't like it when its done to them.

We will keeping people posted on new information that is coming in about these two sick Sociopath's/

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    Aaron-Greenspan-IRS-Fraud Mar 23, 2018

    Let's all get together and file an Ohio Medical Board Complaint against Dr. Neil Greenspan for "Immoral conduct". He is causing us a tremendous amount of aggravation and sorrow. A medical doctor is suppose to heal people, not hurt people like Neil Greenspan is doing. Here is the link, http://med.ohio.gov/ForthePublic/FileaComplaint.aspx

    I'm interested in joining a class action lawsuit. Anybody can contact me through the messenger on this forum.

    24 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 13, 2018

    @Aaron-Greenspan-IRS-Fraud Aaron J Greenspan, Judith keene Greenspan and Neil S. Greenspan. Link of 990 forms from 2001 until 2010. Apparently they claimed that they didnt generate a single dollar until 2010. This is a huge scam.

    https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/341937820

    20 Votes
  • Pl
    Plainsite.org Plainsite Aug 16, 2018

    @Aaron-Greenspan-IRS-Fraud 0 Votes
    I saw this posted in other location. Business Insider stated Aaron Greenspan aka John Fuenchem is a parasite years ago. Also some more facebook leaked IMs. Sounds like plainsite.org court dockets are not worth trusting.

    https://www.businessinsider.com/parasite-the-aaron-greenberg-story-2009-5

    Facebook Settles With Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Classmate
    Matt Mireles May 26, 2009, 2:19 PM
    facebook tbi
    Facebook has settled its trademark dispute with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's schoolmate Aaron Greenspan.
    In July 2006, Greenspan petitioned the US Patent & Trademark Office, asking that they revoke Facebook's trademark rights to "Facebook, " "Face Book, " "Universal Face Book" and "Face Net."

    Then -- and until now -- Aaron claimed that Mark Zuckerberg got his idea for Facebook and it's name only after the two had discussed plans for a project called "the Face Book" in 2003.

    We're not lawyers, but we're pretty sure Aaron never had much of a case. According to Harvard's Citizen Media Law Project:

    A trademark is a sign, mark, or indicator used by an individual, business, or organization to identity a product or service as its own and to distinguish the product or service from those of its competitors. A business name generally can be protected as a trademark under federal and state trademark law.

    Trademark law is designed to avoid consumer confusion over the trademarks that businesses or other organizations use in connection with their goods and services.

    To be eligible for protection, trademarks have to be either a) distinctive, or b) f amous. It may not have been in 2003, but by 2006, Facebook was definitely famous. That fame gives Facebook a very strong claim to the trademark. In legalese, they've built up mountains of "good will, " and with it, the attention (and lawsuits) of people like Greenberg.

    21 Votes
  • Th
    Thinkcomp . Apr 24, 2019

    @Aaron-Greenspan-IRS-Fraud https://blog.simplejustice.us/2011/05/18/nobody-wants-to-hear-bad-things/

    He was arrested by FBI under the code 18 U.S.C. §1030.

    20 Votes
  • St
    Stop Invading Privacy May 04, 2019

    @Thinkcomp . Why isn't he sentenced to prison?

    23 Votes
  • Yi
    Yirzu Sukkne May 09, 2019

    @Aaron-Greenspan-IRS-Fraud Why is the second small claims case purged?? Anyone??
    What is going ?? How was it sealed. Why was it sealed.
    2012-2-SC-008692
    Think Computer Corporation vs The Brenner Group, Inc
    Case Information
    Case Type: Small Claims $0 - $1500
    Case Number: 2012-2-SC-008692
    Filing Date: 3/29/2012
    Case Status: Closed/Inactive
    Court Location: Civil

    Type First Name Middle Name Last Name
    Defendant The Brenner Group, Inc
    Plaintiff Aaron Greenspan Think Computer Corporation
    Serve On Party for Defendant Richard M Brenner

    File Date File Type Filed By Comment
    11/25/2014 Writ: Execution (Filed) Text = Alameda deficit:$1, 450.22 Legacy Name = SC Writ of Exec/Rtn Unsatis
    4/6/2012 Proof of Service The Brenner Group, Inc, Legacy Name = SC Proof of Svc
    3/29/2012 Plaintiff's Claim-$1, 500 or Less Think Computer Corporation, Legacy Name = SC Plaintiff Claim $0-$1500 Decision = M Closed = 05/07/2012

    Reply
    0 Votes
    Yi Yirzu Sukkne 8 mins ago
    @Another Tax Scam Any ideas on why this was purged.

    Very very interesting that the case was purged.

    2015-1-SC-059236
    Think Computer Corporation vs California Department Of Business Oversight, et al

    Type First Name Middle Name Last Name
    Plaintiff Aaron Greenspan Think Computer Corporation
    Defendant California Department Of Business Oversight
    Defendant Michael P McQuinn

    2015-1-SC-059236
    Think Computer Corporation vs California Department Of Business Oversight, et al

    EVENTS
    Show entries
    Search:
    File Date File Type Filed By Comment
    1/19/2017 Case Purged (Case dimissed over one year.)
    4/23/2015 Authorization: Appear on behalf of Party Think Computer Corporation, Legacy Name = SC Decl:Authority to Represent Decision = M Closed = 04/24/2015
    3/10/2015 Request: Postponement (Small Claims) California Department Of Business Oversight, Legacy Name = SC Req:Continuance/After Service
    2/9/2015 Proof of Service Think Computer Corporation, California Department Of Business Oversight, Text = Cert Mail Service. Legacy Name = SC Proof of Svc
    2/9/2015 Proof of Service Think Computer Corporation, Michael McQuinn, Text = Cert Mail Service. Legacy Name = SC Proof of Svc
    1/26/2015 Plaintiff's Claim-$1, 500 or Less Think Computer Corporation, California Department Of Business Oversight, Michael McQuinn, Legacy Name = SC Plaintiff Claim $0-$1500 Decision = M Closed = 01/30/2015

    11 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Apr 28, 2018

    #@case.edu

    [email protected]
    (216) 368-1280 (o)
    (216) 368-0494 (f)
    Dr. Neil Greenspan received his A.B., magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1975. He then earned M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1981 until 1986, Dr. Greenspan was a Resident in Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Pathology) at Barnes Hospital, and from 1982-1985 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Immunology at Washington University, both in St. Louis. In 1986, Dr. Greenspan became a faculty member at the CWRU School of Medicine. He is currently Professor of Pathology at CWRU and the Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

    Research summary
    My research interests include understanding, at a molecular level, immunological recognition, antibody function, vaccine efficacy, mechanisms of immunity to bacterial and viral pathogens, the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus, and applications of principles of evolution to immunology and related biomedical fields.

    14 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Apr 29, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan plainsite.org has a very bad temper. Nice job with the picture below on covering the bald area.

    17 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 May 20, 2018

    Aaron jacob greenspan is the son of judith keene greenspan and neil greenspan.
    It's my opinion judith greenspan is the most hateful miserable human being and she does not know how to raise children!
    Aaron greenspan's mother raised him wrong! judith greenspan never taught her son aaron greenspan how to respect the privacy of others!!

    According to ohio secretary of state, judith greenspan is also one of the owners of think computer and www.plainsite.org along with her piece of shiitt son aaron greenspan and [censored] incompetent doctor neil greenspan (dr. neil sanford greenspan)!!

    Judith greenspan date of birth:
    May 27, 1954

    Judith greenspan address:
    20560 shelburne rd shaker heights oh 44122

    Judith greenspan phone number:
    216-932-1989

    Judith greenspan email:
    [email protected]

    Known aliases:
    Judy greenspan, judi greenspan, judie greenspan

    Keene promotions, inc.
    Promotional products.
    Judith keene greenspan
    Phone: 216-932-1989
    Email: [email protected]
    Website:
    Www.keenepromostore.com

    Neil Greenspan
    Professor
    [email protected]
    (216) 368-1280 (o)
    (216) 368-0494 (f)

    Plainsite
    Plainsite.org

    16 Votes
  • Aa
    Aaron Greenspan is a jerk May 29, 2018

    Holy Cow, I just Googled Aaron Greenspan and came across this blog and a hundreds of images. In addition, words associations such as Stalker, Harassment, Hacker and dupped investors. It was just last week where I found sensitive information online about my life and I reach out to plainsite.org. Aaron Greenspan responded and said he won't remove the data from his site. I spent the last hour researching Aaron Greenspan and the images are horrifying. (See images in this post) His family is ugly and his father Neil is a rich doctor. Does he really have aids?Is he autistic and really smart like in the movierainman? Is that why is he angry. Can someone please please help me? I can't afford to pay a lawyer. Has anyone had luck. Aaron seemed really angry when I pleaded to him.

    20 Votes
  • @Aaron Greenspan is a jerk Aaron greenspan is a very strange person. people should google aaron greenspans name and they will see how weird he is. he writes articles about himself to build himself up. his mother and judi greenspan and neil greenspan are just as strange as aaron greenspan is.

    19 Votes
  • @Aaron Greenspan is a jerk Good internet researching on aaron greenspan. I also found articles about him that says he has aids that he got from having gayyy sexxx up his buttttt. he's in the stdregistry.com website. people can do a last name search for greenspan and they can read it themselves. he's all over the internet

    19 Votes
  • I also found this online when I was researching aaron greenspan. This website says aaron greenspan has aids and is a [censored]. Copy and pasted from the original source. http://www.stdregistry.com/aaron-greenspan.html

    Do a search for his last name on stdregistry.com and you will find it. There are several postings about him on there.

    Copied and pasted: this [censored] aaron greenspan has aids. He’s a full blown homoseeexxuaaal queeeer with aids. Aaron greenspan takes it up his [censored]. Aaron greenspan is the owner of the website plainsite.org. He’s a piece of [censored]!! Aaron greenspan’s mother judy greenspan [censored]him out of her [censored]when she gave birth to aaron greenspan instead of having him out of her [censored]like normal woman!

    17 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 02, 2018

    Aaron J Greenspan aka Aaron J. Greenspan aka Aaron "hitler" Greenspan is a monster who has ruined the reputation of many innocent people. Aaron J Greenspan has a temper tantrum when Aaron J. Greenspan sees his picture online. Aaron J Greenspan is very strange and hasn't showered in weeks. He looks homeless and lives in a small apartment with no shower.

    20 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 06, 2018

    Donate to plainsite. I'm glad no one has felt the pressure to donate. I'm sure the page will me removed my I already saved everything in the internet archive.

    19 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 06, 2018

    Aaron J Greenspan wants you to donate to his fraudulent charity in order to have personal data removed. I refuse to pay the $4, 500.

    19 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 06, 2018

    AaronGreenspan and neil s Greenspan, Judy Greenspan keene fraudulent charity.

    17 Votes
  • Ww
    www.thinkcomputer.org Aug 14, 2018

    Robert Ambrogi is a brave man for outing Aaron Greenspan for using the name John Fuenchem. Aaron Greenspan had been stalking me for 3 years and same for others.

    Now Aaron Greenspan is going to stalk Robert Ambrogi. You should expect atleast 1 call per month. It's pretty funny when Aaron Geenspan calls pretending he is a mafia boss.

    16 Votes
  • Ww
    www.thinkcomputer.com Aug 15, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan has been harassing many people as John Fuenchem. I came across the Alleged New Facebook Mark Zuckerberg IMs.

    Think Computer Foundation, Think Computer Corporation and plainsite.org are all fraudulent 1 person companies.

    Does Aaron Greenspan also run Keene promotions.

    19 Votes
  • Aaron Greenspan is the real extortionist. Free law project is a joke. Only a lowlife like Aaron Greenspan of plainsite can make millions of something that was given for free.
    The rat face Aaron Greenspan is going to be imprisoned very soon. It's a matter of time. Aaron Greenspan is a nasty individual and crazy like Simon Greenspan .

    https://free.law. and CourtListener.com should go suck some balls.

    17 Votes
  • Dont be mistaken by Aaron Greenspan behavior. These are not tantrums. Aaron Greenspan has a autistic meltdown when not getting his way. An autistic meltdown is all about being overwhelmed. For someone with autism, when they reach the point of sensory, emotional, and information overload, or even just too much unpredictability, it can trigger a variety of external behaviours that are similar to a tantrum (such as crying, yelling, or lashing out) Aaron Greenspan autism doesnt allow him to control over his meltdowns, and he will not benefit from the normal measures to reduce tantrums like distraction, hugs, incentives to ‘behave’, or any form of discipline.

    Aaron Greenspan might unintentionally hurt himself or others during their meltdowns. Have a strategy in place to keep yourself in a safe place and ignore Aaron Greenspan when he tries to communicate with you or talks about plainsite org.

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    16 Votes
  • Or
    orionresearch.net Sep 20, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan is also working with Christine Richard of orionresearch.net . Everyone knows Aaron Greenspan is a pathological lier and the Herbalife study is based on the lies of Aaron Greenspan

    16 Votes
  • Aa
    @AaronGreenspan 501c Fraud Nov 12, 2018

    The list of lawsuits crazy Aaron Greenspan lost.

    Think Computer Corporation 0:2014cv17570 Think Computer Foundation, et al v. AOUSC, et al U.S. Court Of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 12/30/2014 1/13/2015
    Think Computer Corporation 0:2016ag01818 Think Computer Corporation v. Square, Inc. U.S. Court Of Appeals, Federal Circuit 4/8/2016 7/24/2017
    Think Computer Corporation (pla) 5:2011cv05496 Think Computer Corp v. Venchiarutti et al California Northern District Court 11/14/2011 6/25/2015
    Think Computer Corporation (pla) 5:2013cv02054 Think Computer Corporation v. Dwolla, Inc. et al California Northern District Court 5/6/2013 3/24/2014
    Think Computer Corporation (cd) 3:2014cv01374 Think Computer Corporation v. Square, Inc. California Northern District Court 3/25/2014
    Think Computer Corporation (pla) 3:2014cv01374 Think Computer Corporation v. Square, Inc. California Northern District Court 3/25/2014
    Think Computer Corporation (pla) 5:2014cv02396 Think Computer Foundation et al v. Administrative Office of the United States Courts et al California Northern District Court 5/23/2014 4/13/2015
    Think Computer Foundation 0:2014cv17570 Think Computer Foundation, et al v. AOUSC, et al U.S. Court Of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 12/30/2014 1/13/2015
    Think Computer Foundation (pla) 5:2014cv02396 Think Computer Foundation et al v. Administrative Office of the United States Courts et al California Northern District Court 5/23/2014 4/13/2015
    Think Computer Products, (dft) 1:2010ap54681 The Liquidating Trustee of the MPC Liquidating Tru and H.Co Computer Products, Inc. Delaware Bankruptcy Court 11/5/2010 9/5/2012
    Greenspan, Aaron 0:2012civil01594 Greenspan v. Random House, Inc., , et al U.S. Court Of Appeals, First Circuit 5/11/2012 10/16/2012
    Greenspan, Aaron 0:2014civil01596 Greenspan v. Random House, Inc., et al U.S. Court Of Appeals, First Circuit 6/3/2014 11/7/2014
    Greenspan, Aaron (mov) 5:2017mc80036 In Re: DMCA Subpoena to Sucuri, Inc. California Northern District Court 3/22/2017 3/22/2017
    Greenspan, Aaron (pla) 1:2011cv12000 Greenspan v. Random House, Inc. et al Massachusetts District Court 11/18/2011 5/9/2012
    Greenspan, Aaron (intp) 1:2018mc00071 Digital Millennium Copyright Act to Copyright Agent, Namecheap, Inc., Legal Department Ohio Northern District Court 7/24/2018 7/24/2018
    Greenspan, Aaron B. (consfpla) 4:2011cv00697 Thumbplace Irrevocable Trust #1 et al v. R. Capital Advisors, LLC et al Missouri Eastern District Court 4/20/2011 10/19/2012
    Greenspan, Aaron B. (pla) 4:2011cv01940 Greenspan et al v. R. Capital Advisors, LLC et al Missouri Eastern District Court 11/8/2011 2/17/2012
    Greenspan, Aaron Jacob 0:2014cv17570 Think Computer Foundation, et al v. AOUSC, et al U.S. Court Of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 12/30/2014 1/13/2015
    Greenspan, Aaron Jacob (pla) 5:2014cv02396 Think Computer Foundation et al v. Administrative Office of the United States Courts et al California Northern District Court 5/23/2014 4/13/2015

    17 Votes
  • Fi
    [email protected] Nov 28, 2018

    @@AaronGreenspan 501c Fraud He needs money for more wacky suits.

    18 Votes
  • Fi
    [email protected] Nov 27, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan is a fraud. Aaron Jacob Greenspan's father initiated this entire 501c(3) tax fraud [email protected] that first started out in 1998 out of Cleveland, Ohio under the name Think Computer Corporation which initially was a "For Profit"

    In 2000 Dr. Neil S Greenspan who is a Professor at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio came up with a great scam. Dr. Neil S Greenspan transferred this entire operation to the State of Delaware so that he could pass this tax fraud on to his son Aaron Jacob Greenspan, while he gives the outside world that he is some sort of goody two shoe Professor, when in fact Dr. Neil S Greenspan is the mastermind behind this entire IRS 501c(3) Tax Fraud Scam under the guise of "Helping the Children" but the fact of the matter is this entire Tax Fraud Scam was designed by Dr. Neil S Greenspan, in order to provide for himself and his family only a source of an easy income. Dr. Neil S Greenspan is the Vice President and Treasurer for this entire Tax Fraud operation, so even though Dr. Neil S Greenspan tries to make the public believe that he is some squeaky clean Professor who works at the Case Western Reserve University but the complete opposite is true. Dr. Neil S Greenspan is a devious, conniving, scammer who has masterminded this entire IRS 501c(3) Tax Fraud Operation from day one.

    The public can go to the following website in Delaware called "Division of Corporations" where there are about 6 pages on Think Computer Corporation. The cost is $10 for the first page and $2 for each additional page. Dr. Neil S Greenspan used a third party to set up his 501c(3) Tax Fraud Scheme in the State of Delaware.

    State of Delaware - Division of Corporations
    https://corp.delaware.gov/

    20 Votes
  • Fi
    [email protected] Nov 27, 2018

    [email protected]

    21 Votes
  • Fr
    Free.law stealer Apr 14, 2019

    This guy is mental and needs medical attention.
    He is bipolar.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    Since November, I've been harassed by somebody using the name "John Fuenchem, " as Bob Ambrogi lays out in his article: (link: https://www.lawsitesblog.com/2018/02/invective-intrigue-within-free-law-movement-recap-changes.html) lawsitesblog.com/2018/02/invect…. If he has contacted you, and you're willing, please send me the emails you have received: [email protected]

    Invective and Intrigue Within the Free Law Movement Over RECAP Changes | LawSites
    lawsitesblog.com
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    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
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    Feb 18, 2018
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    @mlissner
    Among others, so far I know that he has contacted:
    - Most of the people I've worked with over the past year or two.
    - My board
    - Random twitter followers of mine
    - Professors in the legal tech world
    - Reporters
    I'd like to catalog whomever else he has contacted.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
    There's a good chance that the name is an alias, but you can never be sure. You can read more about this in the article linked above. But "John Fuenchem" doesn't seem to exist — at least, he's not in Google.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
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    Eric Berg
    @legalkm
    · Feb 16, 2018
    Replying to @bobambrogi
    I also got an e-mail from the mysterious "John Fuenchem" It was very strange, because he mentioned that I had tweeted about @RECAPtheLaw, but he e-mailed my work address, which is not connected to my social media accounts or publicly available on my employer's site.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
    (link: https://twitter.com/jason_paladino/status/964645778709884928) twitter.com/jason_paladino…

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
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    Ted Han ★
    @knowtheory
    · Feb 17, 2018
    @bobambrogi I got an email from John Fuenchem as well because i arranged to grab coffee with Mike Lissner over twitter. Which is... odd. The email i got has identical sections to the one you excerpted, with exhortations to bring his email up over coffee. ¯_(ツ)_/¯
    Show this thread

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
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    Carl Malamud
    @carlmalamud
    · Feb 17, 2018
    Replying to @knowtheory and @bobambrogi
    It’s been going around for a while. I’m sure mine has same overlap, was early January. Several others got them. The lack of rain made the wing nuts come out in force this year.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
    That's what's on twitter that I know of. Much more in my inbox. If you want to reply here saying how/why/when "he" contacted you, that'd be great too. Love to get a nice thread going.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 27, 2018
    Yesterday and today I heard from another two people that heard from John Fuenchem. The first is a blogger in the legal world. The second is a reporter for Washington Post.

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  • @Plainsite.org is extortionist There is an Attorney in LA who wants to move forward with a Class Action Lawsuit against this mental patient Aaron Greenspan. The more people who join in on the Class Action Lawsuit the better for the entire country. Aaron Greenspan is Bipolar and he has no cure.

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    @Sue, Sue, Sue! Aaron Greenspan How do I contact this attorney?

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    This guy is ripping off the State by not paying taxes on real earned income. We read the tax returns and they make no sense at all. Where is all the money? He is not reporting his income to Federal and State Tax Officials.

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  • C2933858 think computer corporation

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    Software entrepreneur Aaron Greenspan claims not only to have been the original inventor of Facebook. He also claims to have been the original author of the story of Facebook, via his memoire, Authoritas: One Student’s Harvard Admissions and the Founding of the Facebook Era.

    However, yesterday Massachusetts Federal Magistrate Judge Robert Collings found that these claims were not sufficient to sustain a copyright lawsuit against Benjamin Mezrich, the author of The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, and the makers of the film, The Social Network, which was based on Mezrich’s book.

    According to Greenspan, the story began when he was an undergraduate at Harvard and created a website called “The Facebook.” One of his classmates, Mark Zuckerberg, sought Greenspan’s advice and copied his ideas, which led to the founding of the phenomenally popular social networking site. Greenspan charges that, as early as 2005, Zuckerberg was already constructing a false narrative about the founding of Facebook. A narrative that excluded Greenspan.

    In order to correct what he saw as an injustice, Greenspan did two things. First, he raised legal claims against Zuckerberg, which resulted in a confidential settlement in May 2009. Second, he wrote and published Autoritas, his own account of what actually happened.

    In 2008, Mezrich asked Greenspan for his cooperation in writing a fictional account of the founding of Facebook. When Greenspan refused, Mezrich went ahead with his own book anyway, citing Autoritas as a secondary source. After Mezrich’s book and The Social Network became commercial successes, Greenspan brought copyright infringement claims against Mezrich, his publisher and the filmmakers.

    Greenspan’s principal allegation was that Mezrich had copied Greenspan’s account of his own meeting with Harvard President Larry Summers in order to create a fictional account of a different meeting with President Summers (one that didn’t include Greenspan). Greenspan’s complaint contained about twenty statements about this meeting which he alleged were copied by Mezrich, ranging from a description of the office to his characterization of President Summers as “chubby."

    Click here to see the extract.

    In order to prove copying in a copyright case, a plaintiff (in lieu of evidence of actual copying) must show that the defendant had access to the work, and that the works are substantially similar. But unfortunately for Greenspan, the Judge found that the two works just weren’t that similar. Judge Collings first put aside many of the plaintiff’s alleged instances of copied expression, holding that much of it was not protectable original expression in the first place. For example, the statement, “the president will see you now” is simply a cliché to denote the start of a meeting; and fragmentary words and phrases, such as the word “chubby” to describe President Summers, or “African-American” to describe his assistant’s ethnicity, are not subject to copyright protection as original expression.

    Once this unoriginal expression was removed from the equation, Judge Collings compared the protectable expression that was left (such as the description of President Summer’s unwelcoming manner) as a whole against the defendant’s work, and determined that any copying that may have occurred was not so extensive that an ordinary observer would find that the two works were substantially similar.

    In addition to recommending the dismissal of Greenspan’s copyright claims, Judge Collings also recommended dismissal of his remaining claims, which included defamation and false advertising.

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downloading people's personal information in a selective manner from pacer to make money with plainsite.org

* Do not remove this post and ignore Aaron Jacob Greenspan's requests to remove any and all reviews. Aaron Greenspan maliciously uploads people's legal decisions in a selective manner from Pacer and then tells people that he won't remove anything because he has a First Amendment Right? Does he have a right to intentionally destroy people's careers and reputations in a selective manner at his whim? No it does not! Aaron Greenspan has gone to far and is hurting thousands of Americans and he is not allowing these Americans to be able to go and find jobs to support themselves and their families.
"We the People" also have a First Amendment Right to post real and true reviews about this psychotic nut called Aaron Greenspan and his sociopath father Neil S Greenspan who enables this vicious behavior towards Americans just so these Sociopath's can make some easy money at the expense of hard working Americans. This father and son team are human scum!

When someone request a removal from this Sociopath Aaron Greenspan or his insane father Neil S Greenspan these two Psycho's turn around and post more things online to completely ruin a person's career and reputation with full malice and forethought.

Neither Aaron Greenspan or his Sociopath father Neil S Greenspan should be allowed to even go near any computer, smart device or anyone's personal and private information,

Neil S Greenspan is accessing people's personal and private information on the Case Western Reserve University computer systems and is using his login access to spy on students and faculty to get dirt on people for his personal profit and other interests.

Aaron Greenspan loses all his cases in US Courts and they know that he is not playing with a full deck and is a complete Sociopath.

This website like all others that receive appropriate reviews about these two Sociopath's Aaron Greenspan and his insane father Neil S Greenspan need to simply leave each and every review right where it is and never delete anything. There is nothing that Aaron Greenspan can do about it and that is also the answer that he gives the public when asking him to remove something.

Do no let Aaron Greenspan intimidate, harass, threaten or coerce this website in any way to remove anything, as he is just a bunch of hot air that is coming from a Sociopath.

Aaron Greenspan's mother Judith Keene Greenspan fully supports and enables her Sociopath son Aaron Greenspan to go out and do these vicious things to hard working Americans just so this nut job family can make an easy buck.

Downloading from Pacer to plainsite.org's for profit Website where Aaron Greenspan and Neil Greenspan selectively post and open files to wreck people's careers and reputations

Neil Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of plainsite.org's fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer.

Neil Greenspan is a Sociopath like his insane son Aaron Greenspan. Neil Greenspan works at Case Western Reserve University In Cleveland, Ohio. This University's Administration and Board do not appear to be aware what this sick Sociopath Neil Greenspan is doing when it comes to wrecking their careers and reputations with this vicious website plainsite.org.

  • Updated by user1792360 · Jan 31, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan and his Sociopath father Neil S Greenspan think its funny to make easy money by going in to the Federal Pacer system, then selectively download people's legal cases and then again selectively upload and open portions of the legal cases that will bring the most views to their career and reputation destroying for profit website plainsite.org.

    Both Aaron Greenspan and Neil Greenspan are criminal!

  • That is one ugly family!! judi greenspan is just as ugly on the inside as she is on the outside!! damn!! no wonder she gave birth to 2 [censored] kids! the [censored] is ugly!! aaron greenspan has an ugly freak looking mother!! lol!!!

    Keywords: aaron greenspan, aaron jacob greenspan, simon greenspan, judi grenspan, neil greenspan.

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plainsite.org, think computer corporation (fraudulent non-existent), tax fraud, illegal request for monetary donations under a fraudulent 501c

Aaron Greenspan owner of plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer. His father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this fraud.

This Aaron Greenspan is a vicious individual and when he cannot get his way like a spoiled child he goes after people in a most vicious way. For example, this nut goes around suing people without a Lawyer and always loses. He wondered why he sued Google and won just over $700. That's because this nut job doesn't realize that people have better things to do with their time and do not want to be caught up in this nuts vindictive behaviors, as he just wants to make an easy buck at every turn.

Aaron Greenspan is destroying a lot of lives with his vicious monetized website plainisite.org but he and his father do not care as long as they can easy money. This nut goes in to the Federal Database Pacer and is highly selective about what he downloads from Pacer. Aaron Greenspan then uploads people's legal cases on to his plainsite.org and again selectively opens certain documents to simply shame, screw and ruin people's careers and reputations.

Aaron Greenspan is an EVIL individual and he does absolutely nothing good for society. He just pretends as he laughs and thinks its funny ruining people's careers and reputations in an intentional manner. This snake in the grass does everything in a pre-meditated and he has an extremely hateful and mean demeanor.

Aaron Greenspan is one of the best example in society of a full blown anti-social Sociopath who makes every attempt to hide his shortcomings, which are many with a charming smile or some shifty tech talk. Anyone with some common sense can clearly see that an individual such as Aaron Greenspan should not even be walking the streets and belongs in some sort of Psychiatric care and should not be allowed to even go near a computer, smart phone or people's personal information.

Aaron Greenspan should be made to go do some real work for several years like dishwashing, landscaping. A job where he will have to get his hands dirty. This Sociopath has Delusions of Grandeur and in his mind he thinks that he is smarter than other people and of course he being a complete Sociopath he thinks that he is Superior to the rest of the population

Aaron Greenspan is just a completely sick Sociopath who is a Parasite on society, as he makes his money off the backs of hard working men and women.

Aaron Greenspan contributes absolutely nothing positive for society. Aaron Greenspan being a full blown Sociopath makes everything about him and has not compassion for other people because he is a extremely sick in the head.

Aaron Greenspan owner of plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer. His father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this fraud

Aaron Greenspan owner of plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer. His father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this fraud

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An effort to improve legal transparency.

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For the past several weeks, due to my frustrations with the legal situation surrounding FaceCash in California, I've been working on a new project. It's called PlainSite (http://www.plainsite.org), and I hope it will change the way that people approach government.

Right now our society is governed by laws that we can't easily see, that we don't understand, and that we can't hope to improve. A select few lawyers, lobbyists and legislative staff at the highest levels are the only ones who really understand how the country is run. If there is any hope of re-claiming the political process from the so-called 1% (it's more like 0.001%), this fundamental fact must change.

PlainSite un-ties this knot by casting a type of accessibility and transparency on the law that has never been done before. You don't need to be a legal expert to use it, though legal experts will certainly be among those who do. Average citizens can simply post or vote up the problems they have, and optionally, propose solutions. Then everyone else can comment, tag, and vote accordingly. Voting a specific solution up in significant numbers will hopefully give lawmakers the impetus they need to do their job, i.e. fear of being voted out of office—and PlainSite can get specific, down to each and every clause in every law.

That's because unlike "We The People, " a recent petition site from the White House, PlainSite can actually tie problems and solutions to specific clauses in the law. Soon it will even let you propose changes to those clauses in whatever way you think makes the most sense. It's not a liberal site or a conservative site; it's a democratic site in the most direct sense there is. So you should tell your friends and encourage them to participate. I'm sending this message to 100 people I know, because I think PlainSite will end up being the most effective form of protest possible.

For the moment we're limiting sign-ups to .edu, .gov and select .com addresses to manage growth (if you have a FaceCash account it will also work for PlainSite), but if you're interested in signing up and you can't yet send me an e-mail at aaron.[protected]@plainsite.org. And if you're interested in helping you should take a look at http://www.plainsite.org/contact/contribute.html.

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Maria Theresa LAAGE (wembix.com)
August 2, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT

Hello,

I signed up with plainsite.org. It does not allow since I am in France at the moment although I am an american. I'm curious why you're limiting access to the U.S.? Thank you.

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Uspo eastern
July 6, 2016 at 3:56 PM EDT

many on my caseload are having a difficult time finding work because of this guy, after having completed there sentences etc . It's a shame . Isn't this the guy that sued Facebook and a bunch of other tech firms claiming he invented them all ? Just goes to show . Conman .

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Uspo eastern
July 6, 2016 at 3:55 PM EDT

many on my caseload are having a difficult time finding work because of this guy, after having completed there sentences etc . It's a shame . Isn't this the guy that sued Facebook and a bunch of other tech firms claiming he invented them all ? Just goes to show . Conman .

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Serena C
January 23, 2016 at 8:02 AM EST

Ann, exactly my point and contentions against Mr Aaron Greenspan and I totally agree with you on this. I have been going back and forth with him with on my friend's case and his simple retort is that he is exercising his first amendment right to publish and republish materials on the internet with total disregard to the victim's right to privacy.

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Daniel Chugunov
May 3, 2016 at 2:24 AM EDT

Strongly agree with some of my fellow posters! Under the guise of exercising his first amendment, Mr. Greenspan and his one man army of web crawling vigilantes are unlocking sealed documents once only accessible via password protected sites such as pacer fir his own personal financial gain. The professional and personal damage done is unfathomable and cannot be undone. I imagine the exit strategy here is to attempt to sell out to one of the legitimate legal data collection firms such as Pacer and Lexis.
**Source** Dan Chugunov, Ex Felon convicted 13 years ago at the age of 19- Upon rebuilding ones life, building a successful business and becoming a productive member of society, now faced with this incredible display of greed and disregard

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Ann M Lawley
January 12, 2016 at 6:57 PM EST

Upon doing a Google search of my name a bankruptcy notice popped up from your site for everyone to see12-17507. I attempted to email you regarding this but your site would not send. This is a total invasion if my privacy and I'd like this removed immediately

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Lisa Brown (PlainSite.org)
November 15, 2016 at 4:49 PM EST

Attn: Aaron Jacob Greenspan CEO of PlainSite.org.
I just wanted to let you know you are destroying my life by posting my lawsuit on the Internet for the ENTIRE world to see. Some of the information you are posting is also incorrect, as you are stating that my lawsuit was a (Wrongful Termination) BUT it was a (Sexual Harassment) lawsuit.
You have selectively chosen a small percentage of the lawsuits with the Superior Court of California and are posting private and very personal information. THIS IS HARASSMENT and is preventing me from getting a job!!! Please remove YOUR posting for Case No. BC508193 OR I will be looking forward to seeing you in court. Good day!"

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    Jose 911 Feb 11, 2018

    Here is another article about this disgusting family.

    http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2011/08/simon_greenspans_plight_raises.html

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    Elon Musk Apr 14, 2019

    @Jose 911 This idoit can never tell the truth

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    Aaron Greenspan – who created Harvard's social network "The Face Book" while studying there alongside Facebook's current head Mark Zuckerberg – says the world's most popular social network was designed to get people hooked.

    "Facebook's addictive qualities may not kill anyone directly as cigarettes do every day but it is now established that the site has led to countless deaths, " Greenspan told The Daily Telegraph, effectively reigniting his long-running feud with Zuckerberg.

    He cited a leaked memo by top Facebook exec Andrew "Boz" Bosworth which revealed the "ugly truth" behind Facebook's relentless quest for growth over user safety.

    “We connect people. Period. That’s why all the work we do in growth is justified, ” wrote Boz in the 2016 memo, which was kept secret until earlier this year.

    He continued: “Maybe it costs a life by exposing someone to bullies. Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools.”

    The shocking revelation caused employees to speak out about the company's growth obsession at the time, most notably software engineer Alec Muffett, who said Facebook's decision to build a censorship tool to gain a foothold in China caused him to quit the firm.

    Equating "growth to good", said Greenspan, makes the "analogy to cancer as a result of the addictive process particularly apt".

    He added that if he was at Facebook he would've stressed the "importance of…quality over quantity" even if that meant sacrificing accelerated growth.

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    His comments follow similar criticism of the social network from former insiders who admitted to building addictive features to hook people at "an incredibly young age".

    Ex-Facebook staffer Leah Pearlman, the woman who created the platform's iconic "Like" button, also told of how she wound up getting addicted to the site herself:

    “I noticed that I would post something that I used to post, and the Like count would be way lower than it used to be. Suddenly I thought I’m actually also kind of addicted to the feedback.”

    Greenspan's row with Zuckerberg centred on who came up with Facebook and saw him win an undisclosed settlement after taking Zuck and co. to court.

    But if Facebook's $65million payout to the Winklevoss Brothers – who also claimed to have come up with the idea for the social network – is anything to go by, Greenspan's settlement could also have been in the millions.

    Both Bosworth and Zuckerberg distanced themselves from the controversial memo after it was leaked, with the former claiming his intent was to raise "hard topics" and "bad ideas" for the purpose of a civil discourse.

    In a statement to The Sun, a Facebook spokesperson denied Greenspan's latest allegations.

    “We’ve responded to each of these concerns repeatedly, including publishing estimates of duplicate and false accounts, detailing our investments in safety and security and how we changed News Feed with people’s wellbeing in mind.

    "We’ll continue to invest heavily in tools and technology to protect our community and have made it clear that this will always be more important than maximising profits.”

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  • @Jose 911 The mispelled the losers name as Greenberg

    Parasite: The Aaron Greenberg Story - Business Insider

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    Facebook Settles With Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Classmate
    Matt Mireles May 26, 2009, 2:19 PM
    facebook tbiFacebook has settled its trademark dispute with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's schoolmate Aaron Greenspan.
    In July 2006, Greenspan petitioned the US Patent & Trademark Office, asking that they revoke Facebook's trademark rights to "Facebook, " "Face Book, " "Universal Face Book" and "Face Net."

    Then -- and until now -- Aaron claimed that Mark Zuckerberg got his idea for Facebook and it's name only after the two had discussed plans for a project called "the Face Book" in 2003.

    We're not lawyers, but we're pretty sure Aaron never had much of a case. According to Harvard's Citizen Media Law Project:

    A trademark is a sign, mark, or indicator used by an individual, business, or organization to identity a product or service as its own and to distinguish the product or service from those of its competitors. A business name generally can be protected as a trademark under federal and state trademark law.

    Trademark law is designed to avoid consumer confusion over the trademarks that businesses or other organizations use in connection with their goods and services.

    To be eligible for protection, trademarks have to be either a) distinctive, or b) f amous. It may not have been in 2003, but by 2006, Facebook was definitely famous. That fame gives Facebook a very strong claim to the trademark. In legalese, they've built up mountains of " good will, " and with it, the attention (and lawsuits) of people like Greenberg.

    We're guessing Facebook settled with Greenberg because it made business sense, not because it thought it would lose in court. Ending the controversy, however bogus, not only saves Facebook lawyer fees but also clears another hurdle in their ongoing quest to destination IPO.

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  • Ou
    Out Liars and Scammers Apr 04, 2018

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan set up a fraudulent 501c Think Computer pretending to "Help the children", while running his for profit website plainsite.org. Now he's trying to charge the public a $99 month subscription fee for the public to look at his scam website plainsite.org.

    Aaron Greenspan concocted this fraudulent 501c with his parents Neil S Greenspan and Judith Keene Greenspan and even forged his parents signatures. Take a close look at the signatures of Aaron Greenspan, Neil S Greenspan and Judith Greenspan.
    This operation is now running out of Delaware and since December 24, 2009 Aaron Greenspan having Delusions of Grandeur has set up Think Corporation/Foundation as a Stock Corporation. BTW he had nothing to do with facebook. He is only looking to sue anyone he can, so he can get start up capital for sites like plainsite.org, as he really enjoys, Terrorizing and Harassing the public, non-stop.

    Aaron Greenspan is an extremely sick individual even the owners of courtlistener.com have stated that Aaron's site plaisnite.org is a "FOR PROFIT", as he attracts private advertisers to make money.

    Aaron Greenspan is an extremely sick in the head individual who has never invented anything in his life. He just copies other people's ideas. Better stated steals other people's ideas. Also, this guy has never done real work in his entire life. He just wants to get through life, lying, stealing, cheating, conning, scamming, suing and being a pesky little fly who lives off the public's information for his greedy profit.

    Mark Zuckerberg should sue the c""p out of this guy and make him go work for a living. With his hands of course and not behind a computer.

    15 Votes
  • Ar
    Arrest all Hackers! Aug 13, 2019

    @Out Liars and Scammers Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and many other people should get a Restraining Order against this mentally ill individual who is completely out of control. His family has been fined $6, 500 by the Town of Shaker Heights, Ohio as a "Nuisance Fee" by the Shaker Heights Police and the Shaker Heights Town Officials. The Greenspan family went on a "Pity Party" as usual trying to change people's minds about them having to pay the $6, 500 and Neil Greenspan went around saying that he was a Professor at Case Western Reserve University and attended Harvard, as if that is supposed to give him free reing to do whatever he feels like and of course he tried to make himself look more credible and important than the Shaker Heights, Ohio Police and Shaker Heights, Ohio Town Officials.

    The neighbors of this Greenspan had called the Shaker Heights, Ohio Police on them so many times that Judith Greenspan literally told the Shaker Heights Police to ignore their neighobors and to not even answer any police calls from neighbors. Now that is quite abusive and arrogant of this family. Obviously this family think that they are special and better than everyone around them. That's most likely due to some brain chemical imbalance that is seen throughout the entire Greenspan family.

    Aaron Greenspan is harasssing people like a crazed maniac from his computers using all kinds of Hacking and Intrusion methods and of course Trolling people that he is jealous of such as Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk.

    12 Votes
  • St
    Stop online Trolls! Apr 05, 2018

    The reason Aaron Jacob Greenspan limits access to the USA is because what he is doing in the USA is completely ILLEGAL in the EU and most countries of the world. The Internet laws in the USA need to be overhauled and updated, so that online Criminal Minded Trolls like Aaron Greenspan cannot make money off trolling people's personal and private information for the sole purpose of this bum to make money, without really having to do any real work of course.

    Millions of Americans have to go and do real work every day for a paycheck that they know they earned with honest hard work and being ethical. Though, this Social Parasite Aaron Greenspan does not want to go out and do real work and help society because he thinks he is better and smarter than everyone else. Instead, of doing real work Aaron Greenspan not only goes in to State and Federal databases, in order to download people's personal business for his enjoyment and greedy profit making, on top of this Aaron Greenspan goes out of his way to intentionally destroy the careers and reputations of thousands of Americans and apparently he sleeps well at night doing all this harm to Americans. As long as he can fill up his bank accounts with some paper, he doesn't care about anyone else but himself.

    Aaron Greenspan is a disgrace to the entire human race. He is a parasite on the backs of hard working men and women and the worst thing is that his parents Neil S Greenspan who works at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio and mother Judith Keene Greenspan are the same as he is. As a matter of fact Aaron Greenspan's parents enabled and went along with this entire criminal scheme called plainsite.org.

    You see these types of people think they are above the rest of humanity and that only they should make money no matter how its done, as long as it comes in to their greedy hands, that is all this Greenspan family cares about.
    They only care about MONEY! Nothing else.

    This Greenspan has used the ploy of "Helping the children" to do their dirty deeds of making their money. They love that money. Hmmmm! That good money! Hmmmm! Maybe they use the money for their food. Looks like their God is Money.

    The Greenspan family doesn't care if you lose your job, reputation, family, house, car or anything else. This Greenspan only wants to get their greedy, grubbing hands on some money. They don't want to do real work for the money, they want to scam, con, steal, lie, cheat, commit tax frauds and much more so they can get some money. Hmmmm! They love that money!

    The Greenspan has "Delusions of Grandeur" and something is not right this family.

    If one looks at the signatures carefully of Aaron Greenspan's father mother Neil S Greenspan Judith Greenspan it is clear that the only individual that signed hat document was the one and only Aaron Greenspan. That in itself is a fraud committed in the State of Ohio. Everything Aaron Greenspan's appears to do is a huge Fraud.

    Aaron Greenspan set up his Think Computer Corporation/Foundation to "Help the children". Now that's a huge joke or what. Aaron Greenspan is out there helping himself to more money for himself of course.

    Aaron Greenspan even has private advertising money coming for his plainsite.org monetized website.

    Mark Zuckerberg needs to get this Aaron Greenspan off his back and tell him to stop going all around the web using his name for him to get some undeserved attention. Aaron Greenspan has been Trolling Mark Zuckerberg for years now and in our estimation is an online Stalker, who enjoys harassing people non-stop.

    The public needs to check out the following link about Aaron Greenspan's plainsite.org, unitedstatescourts.org owned by an Attorney from Scottsdale, Arizona and courtlistener.com You can't make this up:
    https://www.lawsitesblog.com/2018/02/invective-intrigue-within-free-law-movement-recap-changes.html

    These online Trolls all work hand in hand to download the public's data for profit and all of them communicate, cooperate and work together.

    14 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Apr 15, 2018

    Disgusting for @case.edu can have Dr. neil greenspan (owner of plainsite) Professor work for Case Western Reserve University. Aaron Greenspan pig mother Judy 216-932-1989 runs a bunch programs for the disabled and pockets the money.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case_Western_Reserve_University

    14 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Apr 15, 2018

    Jose 911 20
    SUBMIT A COMPLAINT

    Internet Services aaron jacob greenspan posting personal and private information on his website.
    www.plainsite.org / Aaron Jacob Greenspan / aaron jacob greenspan posting personal and private information on his website.
    500 RACE STREET, SUITE 4321, San Jose California 95126San Jose, CA, United States
    Review updated: Apr 14, 2018
    27 comments
    Contact information:
    Phone: 415-670-9350
    plainsite.org
    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is the owner of the website www.plainsite.org. He posts personal and private information on his website. He refuses to take down the information. I am a victim of domestic violence and my personal information is NOT suppose to be online per court orders. Aaron Greenspan refuses to remove my information from his website. He disrespects the law.

    I begged him to remove it because I don't want my ex to find me. He refused to remove it. My ex found me and children in our home were harmed and I was beat up to a bloody pulp after he found me on Aaron's website www.plainsite.org.

    Aaron Greenspan doesn't care about hurting children. He posts the locations of children whose mothers are hiding from abusive relationships.

    He refuses to remove the information. He profits from watching people suffer and get beat up to a bloody pulp.

    He runs his website out of a rented apartment all by himself. He's a lonely man. He hates people, so he uses his website to hurt them by posting their personal and private lives.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a bad person. Here are his other websites.
    http://www.plainsite.org
    http://www.aarongreenspan.com/

    Here is the address which was taken from California San Jose Secretary of State website.
    Updated by Myname2017, Feb 28, 2017
    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is the website owner. He runs the website out of his rented apartment he lives in by himself. He downloads federal lawsuits from Pacer and puts them on his website to humiliate people while he makes money from their names with advertisement.

    Aaron posted on his website all my personal and private information. Through his opt out link, I asked him to remove my information, but he refused. So I called him and asked him. He then yelled at me and refused to remove it and then he slammed the phone in my face.

    I lost several job offers because of his website giving my personal life. He makes his living by hurting innocent people on his website.

    How would he like it if somebody posted his personal life? He doesn't care about people.
    Updated by Myname2017, Feb 28, 2017
    I posted his pictures of him in the red shirt so you can see who he is.

    My Myname2017 Feb 28, 2017
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    Aa AaronisaChildmolester 8th of Apr, 2018 Agree Disagree 0 Votes
    I got my info removed. I sent complaints to many people at Case Western Reserve University,

    Assistant Vice President of Media Relations and Communications

    Email: [email protected]

    Phone: 216.368.4443

    headshot of Case Western Reserve University Media Relations Specialist Colin McEwen
    Colin McEwen
    Senior Media Relations Specialist

    Email: [email protected]

    Phone: 216.368.4442

    headshot of Case Western Reserve University Media Relations Specialist Daniel Robison
    Daniel Robison
    Assistant Director of Media Relations

    Email: [email protected]

    Phone: 216.368.6515

    headshot of Case Western Reserve University Media Relations Specialist Mike Scott
    Mike Scott
    Senior Media Relations Specialist

    Email: [email protected]

    Phone: 216.368.1004

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    AaChi Apr 25, 2018

    judy's ugly mug.

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  • Jo
    Jose 911 Apr 29, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan plainsite.org is a sick mental case and needs help.

    12 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 May 06, 2018

    Here is judith Greenspan and neil Greenspan information. They are part owner of plainsite with their son, the phyco Facebook stalker Aaron Greenspan.

    Keywords

    Neil S. Greenspan, MD, PhD
    Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Division of General Medical Sciences
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Pathology
    Phone
    216-368-1280
    E-mail
    [email protected]

    Phone 216.368.1280
    Email [email protected]

    (216) 932-1989
    Judith Keene Greenspan
    First Name: Judith
    Last Name: Keene Greenspan
    Email: [email protected]
    Camp Nickname: Judi
    Street: 20560 Shelburne Road
    City: Shaker Heights
    State: OH
    Zip Code: 44122
    Country: USA

    12 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 May 06, 2018

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    Case Western Reserve University
    Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private doctorate-granting university in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 1826, Western Reserve University (named by its location inside the Connecticut Western Reserve) and Case Institute of Technology (established by the endowment of Leonard Case, Jr. in 1880) formally federated in 1967. Time magazine described the merger as the creation of "Cleveland's Big-Leaguer" university.[6]

    Case Western Reserve University
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    Think Beyond the Possible
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    Private University
    Established
    1826
    Academic affiliations
    AAU
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    Endowment
    $1.80 billion (2017)[1]
    President
    Barbara R. Snyder
    Academic staff
    3, 360 full-time
    Students
    11, 340
    Undergraduates
    5, 121
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    6, 219
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    41.504°N 81.608°W
    Campus
    Urban, 155 acres (63 ha)[2]
    Colors
    Blue, Grey, Black[3]

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    Spartans[4]
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    Seventeen Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Case Western Reserve.[7] In U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings, Case Western Reserve was ranked 37th among national universities and 146th among global universities.[8] In 2016, the inaugural edition of The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (WSJ/THE) ranked Case Western Reserve as 32nd among all universities and 29th among private institutions.[9]

    The campus is approximately 5 miles (8 km) east of Downtown Cleveland in the neighborhood known as University Circle, an area encompassing 550 acres (220 ha) containing what has been called the greatest concentration of educational, medical, and cultural institutions within one square mile of the United States.[10] Case Western Reserve has a number of programs taught in conjunction with University Circle institutions, including the Cleveland Clinic, the University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the Cleveland Play House. Severance Hall, home of the Cleveland Orchestra, resides on Case Western Reserve campus.

    Case Western Reserve is particularly well known for its medical school, business school, dental school, law school, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (named for former U.S. Representative Frances P. Bolton), Department of Biomedical Engineering and its biomedical teaching and research capabilities. Case Western Reserve is a member of the Association of American Universities.[11]

    Case is a leading institution for research in electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering. Currently (2017), the Editor for the Journal of the Electrochemical Society is a Case professor, and the university is home to six Fellows of the Electrochemical Society. The Yeager Center for Electrochemical Sciences (YCES), formerly the Case Center for Electrochemical Sciences, has provided annual workshops on electrochemical measurements since the late 1970s. Related laboratories at Case include the Electrochemical Engineering and Energy Laboratory (EEEL), the Electrochemical Materials Fabrication Laboratory (EMFL), the Case Electrochemical Capacitor Fabrication Facility and the ENERGY LAB. Some notable achievements involve the work on boron-doped diamond electrodes, in-situ electrochemical spectroscopy, polybenzibidazole (PBI) membranes and flow batteries and various electrochemical sensors.

    The famous Michelson–Morley interferometer experiment was conducted in 1887 in the basement of a campus dormitory by Albert A. Michelson of Case School of Applied Science and Edward W. Morley of Western Reserve University. This experiment proved the non-existence of the luminiferous ether and was later understood as convincing evidence in support of special relativity as proposed by Albert Einstein in 1905. Michelson became the first American to win a Nobel Prize in science.[12] The commemorative Michelson-Morley Memorial Fountain as well as an Ohio Historical Marker are located on campus, near where the actual experiment was performed.

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    Jose 911 May 24, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan owner of plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer. His father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this fraud.

    This Aaron Greenspan is a vicious individual and when he cannot get his way like a spoiled child he goes after people in a most vicious way. For example, this nut goes around suing people without a Lawyer and always loses. He wondered why he sued Google and won just over $700. That's because this nut job doesn't realize that people have better things to do with their time and do not want to be caught up in this nuts vindictive behaviors, as he just wants to make an easy buck at every turn.

    Aaron Greenspan is destroying a lot of lives with his vicious monetized website plainisite.org but he and his father do not care as long as they can easy money. This nut goes in to the Federal Database Pacer and is highly selective about what he downloads from Pacer. Aaron Greenspan then uploads people's legal cases on to his plainsite.org and again selectively opens certain documents to simply shame, screw and ruin people's careers and reputations.

    Aaron Greenspan is an EVIL individual and he does absolutely nothing good for society. He just pretends as he laughs and thinks its funny ruining people's careers and reputations in an intentional manner. This snake in the grass does everything in a pre-meditated and he has an extremely hateful and mean demeanor.

    Aaron Greenspan is one of the best example in society of a full blown anti-social Sociopath who makes every attempt to hide his shortcomings, which are many with a charming smile or some shifty tech talk. Anyone with some common sense can clearly see that an individual such as Aaron Greenspan should not even be walking the streets and belongs in some sort of Psychiatric care and should not be allowed to even go near a computer, smart phone or people's personal information.

    Aaron Greenspan should be made to go do some real work for several years like dishwashing, landscaping. A job where he will have to get his hands dirty. This Sociopath has Delusions of Grandeur and in his mind he thinks that he is smarter than other people and of course he being a complete Sociopath he thinks that he is Superior to the rest of the population

    Aaron Greenspan is just a completely sick Sociopath who is a Parasite on society, as he makes his money off the backs of hard working men and women.

    Aaron Greenspan contributes absolutely nothing positive for society. Aaron Greenspan being a full blown Sociopath makes everything about him and has not compassion for other people because he is a extremely sick in the head.

    Aaron Greenspan owner of plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer. His father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this fraud

    Aaron Greenspan owner of plainsite.org under a fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer. His father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this fraud

    14 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 May 30, 2018

    More information on these crooks who run fake charities.

    Greenspan Neil & Judi
    20560 SHELBURNE ROAD
    44122 Shaker Heights
    Ohio
    Phone:
    (216) 932-1989
    Fax:
    (336) 273-0575
    Greenspan Neil & Judi, Shaker Heights, OH
    Keywords
    Advertising Agencies, Advertising, Design Agencies, Agency, Consultants
    The company Greenspan Neil & Judi is listed in the following categories:
    BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL SERVICESADVERTISING SERVICESADVERTISING AGENCIES

    16 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 May 30, 2018

    Neil Sanford Greenspan Picture.

    17 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 06, 2018

    How does Aaron J Greenspan, Neil S Greenspan, Judith Keene Greenspan get away with this?

    Think corporation is a for profit company based out of Neil Greenspan home. Keene Promotions has the same business address. Greenspan's listed Think Corporation earning zero dollars and out of Shaker Hights.

    #FBI and #IRS need to see this. THEY DIDNT EARN ANY MONEY. Aaron Greenspan even admits he charges for ads in his Dumb journals.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan tax ID for his fraudulent company is 341937820

    Aaron J. Greenspan / Dr Neil Greenspan/ Judy Grenspan . Shame shame shame shame on them.

    Shame on case western reserve university for having a low life professor who has a PhD in fraud.

    15 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 13, 2018

    IRS 990 forms for the fake think foundation. I couldn't find after 2011 because they never filled one out.

    https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/341937820

    14 Votes
  • Aa
    Aaron Greenspan is a jerk Jun 16, 2018

    Internet Services aaron greenspan, judith greenspan, neil greenspan, plainsite.org, complaint
    Aaron Greenspan, Judith Greenspan, Neil Greenspan, Plainsite.org, Complaint / aaron greenspan, judith greenspan, neil greenspan, plainsite.org, complaint
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    20560 Shelburne, Shaker Heights, OH 44122Shaker Heights, OH, United States
    Review updated: Jun 14, 2018
    67 comments
    Contact information:
    Phone: 415-670-9350
    plainsite.org
    These are the owners of the Privacy invasion website plainsite.org

    Aaron Greenspan AKA Aaron Jacob Greenspan
    Neil Greenspan AKA Neil Sanford Greenspan
    Judith Greenspan AKA Judith Keene Greenspan

    [protected] (PHONE 1)
    [protected] (PHONE 2)

    20560 Shelburne
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122

    AARON GREENSPAN: [protected]

    Neil Sanford Greenspan: [protected]

    Aaron Greenspan, Judith Greenspan, Neil Greenspan, Plainsite.org, Complaint
    Aaron Greenspan, Judith Greenspan, Neil Greenspan, Plainsite.org, Complaint
    Updated by Aaron_Greenspan_Plainsite.org, May 27, 2018
    Rofl!!! Weirdo greenpan family!! Dysfunctional family!! I bet judith greenspan intentionally got herself knocked pregnant up to trick neil greenspan into marrying her. Why would a doctor marry such an ugly woman? There's only three reasons dr. Neil greenspan or any doctor would marry such as ugly woman like judith greenspan.

    1. Because she tricked him and got herself pregnant-out plopped the [censored] aaron greenspan.
    2. Because judith greenspan gives good head and swallows cum.
    3. Because neil greenspan was hard up!!

    Judith greenspan home address:

    20560 shelburne rd.
    Shaker heights oh

    Hey judith greenspan!! As long as you continue to harass us online, then we're going to continue to harass you online!! You started this internet war and we're keeping the flame going as long as you have our names online!! Remove your [censored] website and stop harassing people!! Remove our names from your plainsite.org website!!

    Remove our names from your website plainsite.org!!!

    You ugly freak looking weirdo!! No wonder you gave birth to a [censored] because you look like a [censored] yourself judi greenspan, and only a [censored] would make a website like plainsite.org and hurt people for their own financial gain!!!

    Updated by Aaron_Greenspan_Plainsite.org, May 29, 2018
    Ugly freak looking man in drag aaron greenspan's mother.

    Updated by Aaron_Greenspan_Plainsite.org, May 29, 2018
    Picture of Aaron Greenspans' mother Judith Greenspan. Judi Keene Greenspan is the wife of Neil Sanford Greenspan.

    Aa Aaron_Greenspan_Plainsite.org May 2, 2018
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    Jo Jose 911 13th of Jun, 2018
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    Aaron J Greenspan, Judith keene Greenspan and Neil S. Greenspan. Link of 990 IRS forms from 2001 until 2010. Plainsite.org and Think corporation are fake charities.

    https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/341937820

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    Jo Jose 911 13th of Jun, 2018
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    Contact: Judi Greenspan at (216) 932-1989 or [email protected]

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    Jo Jose 911 13th of Jun, 2018
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    Aaron Jacob Greenspan
    Shaker Heights, OH. Judith Keene Greenspan, Neil Sanford Greenspan, Simon Keene Greenspan run a few fake charities in order to avoid paying taxes. Greenspans received a total 0f $250, 000 donations in 2010. Keene promotions, plainsite.org, Think Foundation, Hight Five Club are all scams . DR. Neil S. Greenspan is a professor at case western reserve university.

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    Aa Aaron Greenspan is a jerk 10th of Jun, 2018
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    Why is this Aaron Greenspan talking about CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA? Hypocrite owns plainsite.org/ plainsite and the fraudulent Think Foundation charity.

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    Jo Jose 911 10th of Jun, 2018
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    Judi Greenspan fraudulent organization goes under "Think Computer Foundation" and the High Five Club.

    Think Computer Foundation, the High Five Club Contact: Judi Greenspan at ( 216) 932-1989 or [email protected]

    The little wezel, Aaron Greenspan, loves free speech but goes around playing the victim and getting pictures removed. Guys you cant post pictures about Aaron J Greenspan because he cried like the victim again. If you don't believe me, just try to post a picture and see the wezel get it removed. The wezel said they were copyrighted and had them removed.

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    Aa AaronisaChildmolester 10th of Jun, 2018
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    Did anyone see this new article about simon greenspan not working at The Q? I bet Quicken Loans Arena found out about Neil and Judy Greenspan fraudulent tax scheme.

    Neil and Judy Greenspan show up later on in the video and Neil is a great actor. They are using simon greenspan as a pawn to make millions. These people actually write articles in the Huffington Post.

    https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/health/cast-aside-autisms-cliff-to-nowhere/95-548493268

    simon greenspan linkedin page. sad his brother Aaron Greenspan didn't even endorse him.
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-greenspan-18723622/

    two articles written by Neil Greenspan.

    Major Obstacles for Adults with Autism | HuffPost
    Trumphalism In An Age Of Pre-Achievement | HuffPost

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    Amir 99 Jun 19, 2018

    Many to say Aaron Greenspan has been calling me all day. He is calling me this second. I tried to bargin but the crack head said $4, 500. Aaron Greenspan should go see a DR. I think his father is neil Greenspan at case western reserve university and his brother is autistic. His mother is really ugly. I think that is Aaron's mom holding the coke can. Wtf!!!

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    White Privileged Mafia Apr 13, 2019

    @Amir 99 Here is another story about the fraud Facebook founder screaming and harrassed.

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    Cleveland Plain Dealer: Dealing with Autistic Adults and not Asking Why
    Why By Anne Dachel

    Recently there were stories from the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the problems caused by ONE AUTISTIC ADULT. The first was the article on 8/14, followed by an editorial on 8/19.

    These were sobering pieces about a young adult male named Simon Greenspan who has autism and who caused problems for the neighbors because of his emotional outbursts.

    “Simon Greenspan would wake up his neighbors with screams and moans, often following a loss by the Cleveland Indians or another sports team.

    “His outdoor rants, sometimes in the middle of the night, could last from 10 minutes to more than an hour.

    “The sporadic outbursts, occasionally directed at his neighbors, went on for the better part of six years. During that time, Shaker Heights police responded between 50 and 100 times to the two-story house on Shelburne Road, usually after a neighbor had called to complain.”

    Although it was about one individual, the implications are huge. I’m sure tens of thousands of parents could read these stories with the nagging thought in the back of their minds, “Will this happen to my child?” What’s so maddening to me is the fact that there’s this chronic acceptance of autism. The Plain Dealer told us, “And this won’t be the last such case.

    “The population of people affected by autism is growing, and although the affliction manifests itself differently in different people, vocal or even violent outbursts are not uncommon.

    “The experience of the Simon family and their neighbors is a cautionary tale for every neighborhood and every community to ponder."

    So there will be more adults like this coming along? Simon Greenspan’s behavior resulted in dozens of police visits, $6, 500 in fines for the parents, and their son being shipped off to a group home Utah. So where will we put all the upcoming adults like Simon?

    “Today, Simon Greenspan lives in Ogden, Utah, in an apartment with 12 other adults with disabilities, and is being treated at a therapy center there. His parents' feelings are hurt, their family is divided and they question how their son's medical condition can fairly be classified as a criminal nuisance.”

    Autism is the problem creeping up on everyone. We’ll have to live with it and pay for it. Maybe then we’ll start to ask why is happening. I am very scared about a world where an epidemic gets a shrug of the shoulder and the victims become victims themselves.

    I posted this comment:

    Simon Greenspan is the future. Autism is now an epidemic affecting one percent of children, including almost two percent of boys. That rate comes from studies of eight year olds. No one has ever shown us a comparable rate among adults, especially adults with classic autism whose symptoms are undeniable. Dr. Thomas Insel, head of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) created by Congress to deal with autism, has said that 80 percent of Americans with autism are under the age of 18 and he warned that we need “to prepare for a million people who may be in need of significant services.” Nothing is being done to handle the approaching tsunami of dependent adults that will descend on social services in the coming years. The IACC now calls autism “a national health emergency.”

    As a teacher, whenever I see an autistic child have a meltdown in school where it takes two or more adults to control the situation, I cringe at the thought of what will happen when he/she is 18 and 20 and doing the same thing.

    When are we going to ask what’s happening to our children? How long will we accept that autism is a mysterious disorder with no known cause? We’re now on our second generation of the autism epidemic. The first wave is aging into adulthood. Estimates for lifetime care are at a minimum, $3.2 million per child. (Other estimates are $5 to $10 million/individual.)

    When that happens disturbing the peace will be the least of our problems. How will we deal with this tsunami of autistic adults? How many people will want a group home in their neighborhood? How willing will taxpayers be to support this disabled generation?

    I really like what an autism dad I know wants to put on a bumper sticker….

    “I pay a fortune for my child with autism. You will pay a fortune when he is an adult. Still think autism is someone else’s problem?”

    Anne Dachel, Media editor: Age of Autism

    Update: On Aug 21, 2011, this story, Not In My Back Yard -Group homes still facing opposition despite efforts, appeared in the Decatur AL Daily News,

    “The state licenses group homes in three categories — intellectual disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse. The home in Hartselle would be for those with disabilities, not individuals with psychiatric- or substance abuse-related problems.

    “In fact, Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan counties only have intellectual disabilities homes. Morgan leads the way with 50 homes, including 43 in Decatur. There are seven in Limestone and four in Lawrence County.

    “Specific numbers were not available by county, but the waiting list statewide to get into a group home contains 2, 700 families, Alabama Department of Mental Health spokesman John Ziegler said.

    “‘There’s definitely a need for more group homes, ’ he said.

    “Municipal governments can’t ban the homes from single-family neighborhoods, but group homes almost always draw opposition from neighbors, who claim they lower surrounding property values and increase crime.”

    Will the autism generation, ignored as children, be unwanted as adults?

    --

    Anne Dachel is Media Editor of Age of Autism. Subscribe to her newletter at www.annedachel.com.

    Posted by Age of Autism on August 24, 2011 at 05:47 AM in Anne Dachel, Nightmares | Permalink | Comments (9)

    Comments
    David fair
    I have a 15 year old son named Logan-he is a non-verbal autistic boy - and a rather big for his age 6 ft 200 lbs- he has anger outbursts that are off the charts- he is very very very strong-he is self injuress -which typically consists of pounding his own head - his arms are bruised I can only imagine his head is as we'll - I do my best to stop this sometimes having a 30 minute wrestling match because I can't watch him pound himself-his mother who is my x is to small in stature to even try to stop him -he would hurt her ~ we have him on a special diet -should he be on a medication to calm him down-I'm afraid his damaging his brain with the hits to his head- you have no idea how hard he hits himself, help !, your thoughts. ?
    Posted by: David fair | April 15, 2014 at 08:10 AM

    Kathie Kerns
    There are many professionals out there and unfortunately many opinions the Autism Spectrum disorder. It isn't just the "yelling" that they have, it's also what else comes with Autism -- ADHD, OCD, tics, etc. I pray everyday that there will be a cure. It is an insufferable way of living for those with it and those who care for them. There was just an article out March of 2013 in Chicago Magazine about autism and the "tsunami."
    Well, the only problem is that there are already many young adults, and i also mean in their 20s that have fallen through the cracks. Federal government and local government does nothing. An aspie can't even find meaningful work or be trained. Government is GREAT at collecting all my tax dollars -- and yours -- doesn't care about these individuals at all. It's God awful and arrogant of them to make any of them criminals or to characterize their behavior as criminal. It's only when you start to peel all the layers away that you begin to have an understanding what it's like for the person with autism. And yes, it will be a problem because the government continues to ignore until, like anything else that happens in the U.S., it EXPLODES.

    Posted by: Kathie Kerns | March 25, 2013 at 11:26 PM

    Cherry Sperlin Misra
    To Aimee Doyle, I am convinced by my experiences and observations that your son can improve throughout his lifetime. Above all = get the mercury out of his body. Search your environment for all sources of mercury, and other metals and eliminate those. Remove toxins and allow the body a chance to heal. Good luck to you.

    Posted by: Cherry Sperlin Misra | August 25, 2011 at 02:52 PM

    Mary E Tormey
    It is unfair to say that most Autistic people have violent or loud outbursts. Most normal people react the same way when they are repeatedly subjected to huge amounts of pain. Feeling pain differently is a difficult idea for normal people to grasp. Autistic people only get diagnosed if their is a problem otherwise they usually end up working in jobs where OCD makes them very productive employs.

    Posted by: Mary E Tormey | August 24, 2011 at 11:14 PM

    Aimee Doyle
    I would also disagree with the previous commenter -- we don't know that adults with autism cannot be cured -- we haven't really tried. After all, for a long time everyone thought that autism in children was incurable. We know now that's not true. The research in children may be limited; in adults it's nonexistent.

    I am inspired by the reading that I have done on neuroplasticity of the brain, and I've learned that the nervous system keeps growing and developing throughout life. People can and do learn new skills at 20, 30, 40 50, 60, etc. I don't think adults with disabilities are any different. What the medical community lacks is belief and the desire to figure out a solution. Parents don't need to be limited by what doctors say (but we knew that, didn't we?)

    My son is 21, so we've been in the autism trenches a long time. And he's certainly not cured, recovered, whatever. But he continues to make progress. I also take a lot of heart from a simple analogy -- I think of rolling a snowball. The more snow you roll, the more you can roll. With my son, the more he learns, the more he can learn. I like to think we'll eventually get where we need to go.

    May we all get there.
    Posted by: Aimee Doyle | August 24, 2011 at 08:22 PM

    CureNotBandAid
    I would respectfully disagree with Vicki Hill about adults being cured though I do commend her on the work she is doing and feel that it is humane, compassionate and necessary. However, the neuropsychiatrist she spoke to is not God and there is really nobody who knows very much about what is going on in the brain in autism to create such disfunction. We don't know if it is a matter of connections not being made or something else. And before we know for sure we cannot give up on our children/adults. The fact is that there are very very few people looking in an honest (nonprofit) way for anything that might resemble a cure for our children. I feel like the world has given up on our children and adults. Only us parents know what great people they are and how much they're worth fighting for but we are too busy and tired to fight.

    Posted by: CureNotBandAid | August 24, 2011 at 05:39 PM

    cmo
    This is how the US of A is divided up at the moment... not much available for the bottom 40%.

    Most Vaccine industry stockholders are located in the top 20%.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/businessdesk/2011/08/wealth-how-does-the-us-slice-the-pie-continued.html

    Posted by: cmo | August 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM

    Vicki Hill
    "Will the autism generation, ignored as children, be unwanted as adults?"

    Some of us are already there, and some of us are actively trying to do something about it.

    Most of the children with ASD will get better with maturity and the huge amounts of efforts we parents, teachers and other professionals due to help in the growing-up years. But virtually none of our kids will move OFF the autism spectrum. Higher-function than where they started out - yes. Neurotypical? No. And, as a neuropsychiatrist pointed out to me many years ago, there won't be a cure for the adults...for if the brain connections didn't get made correctly in childhood, there is no way in adulthood to go back and re-wire the brain. So while I would applaud a breakthrough cure tomorrow...it sadly is unable to help those who are already adults with ASD. And that number is growing every year.

    I volunteer for nonPareil Institute in Texas. (www.npitx.org) We work with adults with ASD to teach them job skills. We also are working on options for living. Our motto: "Train.Work.Live" I know other parents around the country are also looking at options for adults. Government is unlikely to pay for all the services needed. Resistance to group homes is likely to continue. We have to create our own opportunities. For our kids. For your kids.

    Posted by: Vicki Hill | August 24, 2011 at 11:55 AM

    CureNotBandAid
    You are looking at the world through rose-colored glasses. In an ideal world there would be a huge increase in group homes and support services for adults on the spectrum and the bill would be footed by taxpayers. This will not happen. There will be a slight increase in services but not nearly enough. As the children get older there will be more and more drugs pushed on them. Often high amounts of powerful drugs will be prescribed and these will kill them and they will be forgotten. End of problem for the taxpayer and society. I am not too worried about the taxpayer.

    Personally, I don't think that we should be pushing much for more services for adults. It is very hard to control an angry adult on the spectrum. That is reality. And these adults would rather have their pain go away so they can lead independent, happy lives than live with discomfort and behavioural controls. Most often these adults having outbursts are intelligent, good people on the inside. Let's not forget that. We should be pushing for cures! Even adults can be cured! Autism is a reversible condition. There are doctors like Wakefield and Krigsman who are looking at the children's gastrointestinal tracts. But what is their success rate? Not nearly high enough. Why is there not a whole team of emergency researchers looking at autism and the gastrointestinal tract, inflamation and the sensory system??? And finding real solutions? I agree that this is a national emergency. In my opinion, it would be best approached from the root by looking for a cure.

    Posted by: CureNotBandAid | August 24, 2011 at 09:34 AM

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    Aaron Greenspan is a jerk Jun 22, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan plainsite.org plainsite think computer Foundation

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  • Aa
    Aaron Greenspan stalker me Aug 09, 2018

    I knew it all along. Ever since I reached out to Aaron Greenspan a year ago he has been harassing me on Facebook and emails using different names. Lately he has been using the name Priscilla Chan. (Strange name) lol. I'm so happy this is actually documented. Aaron Greenspan was also using the name John Fuenchem.

    In the comments randy123789 is really Aaron Greenspan.

    The classaction [email protected] is also Aaron Greenspan.

    The article states "Two people I spoke to speculated that Fuenchem is actually a sockpuppet for Greenspan. They believe Greenspan fabricated him in order to help lobby for his anti-FLP campaign."

    Aaron Greenspan is a psychopath stalker and how can we cope with this.

    https://free.law/who-is-john-fuenchem/

    https://www.lawsitesblog.com/2018/02/invective-intrigue-within-free-law-movement-recap-changes.html

    10 Votes
  • WHO IS AARON GREENSPAN?
    IS AARON GREENSPAN A HOMOSEXUAL WITH AIDS?

    Does Aaron Greenspan have AIDS? http://www.stdregistry.com/?s=greenspan&x=0&y=0

    Aaron Greenspan is the weirdo who sued facebook and LOST because he thinks (in his own mind) that he invented facebook. Aaron is a strange person, he thinks up stories in his mind. Aaron Greenspan couldn’t get an attorney to take his case because his case sucks and Aaron didn’t invent facebook, and he also didn’t have any money to pay an attorney, so Aaron sued facebook by himself and made a FOOL out of himself. Aaron Greenspan LOST after facebook attorneys ate Aaron Greenspan for lunch then spit him out.

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    Thinkcomputer Aug 12, 2018

    Think Computer Foundation, Think Computer Corporation www.thinkcomputer.com and www plainsite.org have nothing about helping children until recently. Searching on way back machine the site was selling software. Why is Aaron Greenspan all of a sudden making it look like a real 501c charity. Judi Greenspan is the mastermind behind this. Judi also owns Keene promotions. These people are so greedy.

    Aaron J Greenspan is out of his mind. Here Aaron Greenspan says he warned Mark Zuckerberg about data privacy issues like Cambridge Analytica meanwhile the parasite has peoples personal information all over the web. Aaron Greenspan is delusional. Aaron Greenspan pretends he has a full staff working at plainsite.org. It's only him, Judi Greenspan and Neil S Greenspan. Out of his apartment 500 Race Street Apartment 4321. San Jose, CA 95126.

    for rent at Mosaic Apartments in San Jose, CA. Mosaic Apartments has rental units ranging from 861-1732 sq ft starting at $3115. ... •$500 Deposit; •$65 Monthly Pet Rent;
    Mosaic Apartments: Downtown San Jose.

    [email protected]

    13 Votes
  • Ar
    ArronJacobGreenspan Fraud Nov 24, 2018

    Scammers hiding money from its.

    16 Votes
  • Fr
    Free.law stealer Apr 14, 2019

    He was stalking free.law.

    Free.law stealer
    SUBMIT A COMPLAINT

    Internet Services Plainsite.org / Think Computer Corporation Customer Service aaron jacob greenspan posting personal and private information on his website.
    Plainsite.org / Think Computer Corporation / aaron jacob greenspan posting personal and private information on his website.
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    500 RACE STREET, SUITE 4321, San Jose California 95126, San Jose, CA, United States
    Review updated: Apr 14, 2019
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    Contact information:
    Phone: 415-670-9350
    plainsite.org
    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is the owner of the website www.plainsite.org. He posts personal and private information on his website. He refuses to take down the information. I am a victim of domestic violence and my personal information is NOT suppose to be online per court orders. Aaron Greenspan refuses to remove my information from his website. He disrespects the law.

    I begged him to remove it because I don't want my ex to find me. He refused to remove it. My ex found me and children in our home were harmed and I was beat up to a bloody pulp after he found me on Aaron's website www.plainsite.org.

    Aaron Greenspan doesn't care about hurting children. He posts the locations of children whose mothers are hiding from abusive relationships.

    He refuses to remove the information. He profits from watching people suffer and get beat up to a bloody pulp.

    He runs his website out of a rented apartment all by himself. He's a lonely man. He hates people, so he uses his website to hurt them by posting their personal and private lives.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a bad person. Here are his other websites.
    http://www.plainsite.org
    http://www.aarongreenspan.com/

    Here is the address which was taken from California San Jose Secretary of State website.

    Updated by Myname2017, Feb 28, 2017
    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is the website owner. He runs the website out of his rented apartment he lives in by himself. He downloads federal lawsuits from Pacer and puts them on his website to humiliate people while he makes money from their names with advertisement.

    Aaron posted on his website all my personal and private information. Through his opt out link, I asked him to remove my information, but he refused. So I called him and asked him. He then yelled at me and refused to remove it and then he slammed the phone in my face.

    I lost several job offers because of his website giving my personal life. He makes his living by hurting innocent people on his website.

    How would he like it if somebody posted his personal life? He doesn't care about people.

    Updated by Myname2017, Feb 28, 2017
    I posted his pictures of him in the red shirt so you can see who he is.

    My Myname2017 Feb 28, 2017
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    Fr Free.law stealer 8 mins ago
    Harrased free.law pretending to be John Fuenchem.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    Since November, I've been harassed by somebody using the name "John Fuenchem, " as Bob Ambrogi lays out in his article: (link: https://www.lawsitesblog.com/2018/02/invective-intrigue-within-free-law-movement-recap-changes.html) lawsitesblog.com/2018/02/invect…. If he has contacted you, and you're willing, please send me the emails you have received: [protected]@free.law.

    Invective and Intrigue Within the Free Law Movement Over RECAP Changes | LawSites
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    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
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    Feb 18, 2018
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    @mlissner
    Among others, so far I know that he has contacted:
    - Most of the people I've worked with over the past year or two.
    - My board
    - Random twitter followers of mine
    - Professors in the legal tech world
    - Reporters
    I'd like to catalog whomever else he has contacted.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
    There's a good chance that the name is an alias, but you can never be sure. You can read more about this in the article linked above. But "John Fuenchem" doesn't seem to exist — at least, he's not in Google.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
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    Feb 18, 2018
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    Eric Berg
    @legalkm
    · Feb 16, 2018
    Replying to @bobambrogi
    I also got an e-mail from the mysterious "John Fuenchem" It was very strange, because he mentioned that I had tweeted about @RECAPtheLaw, but he e-mailed my work address, which is not connected to my social media accounts or publicly available on my employer's site.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
    (link: https://twitter.com/jason_paladino/status/964645778709884928) twitter.com/jason_paladino…

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
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    Feb 18, 2018
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    Ted Han ★
    @knowtheory
    · Feb 17, 2018
    @bobambrogi I got an email from John Fuenchem as well because i arranged to grab coffee with Mike Lissner over twitter. Which is... odd. The email i got has identical sections to the one you excerpted, with exhortations to bring his email up over coffee. ¯_(ツ)_/¯
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    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
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    Carl Malamud
    @carlmalamud
    · Feb 17, 2018
    Replying to @knowtheory and @bobambrogi
    It’s been going around for a while. I’m sure mine has same overlap, was early January. Several others got them. The lack of rain made the wing nuts come out in force this year.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 18, 2018
    That's what's on twitter that I know of. Much more in my inbox. If you want to reply here saying how/why/when "he" contacted you, that'd be great too. Love to get a nice thread going.

    Mike Lissner 🏳️‍🌈
    @mlissner
    ·
    Feb 27, 2018
    Yesterday and today I heard from another two people that heard from John Fuenchem. The first is a blogger in the legal world. The second is a reporter for Washington Post

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  • Fr
    Free.law stalker Apr 14, 2019

    Stalker is bipolar .

    17 Votes
  • Fr
    Free.law stalker Apr 14, 2019

    He is DERANGED.

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    Not so plainsite Honest Apr 23, 2019

    Hacked into a site and was caught then tried to shame attorny general.

    https://m.govexec.com/federal-news/2006/01/gsa-shuts-down-insecure-contracting-web-site/20964/

    Government Executive NewsNews
    DAVID PERERA | JANUARY 13, 2006 | 0 COMMENTS

    GSA shuts down insecure contracting Web site
    The General Services Administration on Wednesday shut down a Web site for electronic submission of contractor bids because information on the site was not secure.

    A security consultant hoping to join GSA's general schedule of pre-approved vendors discovered the security loopholes Dec. 22. But the agency did not disable the site, called eOffer, for several weeks. A message on the site says it is "down for maintenance." The agency is investigating whether any procurement fraud occurred.

    Aaron Greenspan, president of Dallas-based Think Computer, said he discovered that after legitimately logging on to the site, he could access proprietary bidding documents from other companies. The system also permitted users to adopt the identity of any company with a Dun & Bradstreet identifying number, giving any user the ability to create fraudulent bids or to modify existing ones.

    "You could just pretend to be whoever you wanted to, " Greenspan said.

    Except for the initial logon, the site contained no security or authentication measures, Greenspan said. Gaining access to the system was difficult; it required sending notarized statements via mail and downloading software. One Washington, D.C., area GSA procurement consultant who tried getting an accredited logon said the agency never responded to his request, even after he followed all the required steps.

    But once users gained a security certificate, they could roam freely inside the system, Greenspan said. GSA's security measures only "limited the number of people who could exploit the system, " he said. At the same time, eOffer certificate holders have the most interest in hacking the system, he added.

    There are about 1, 200 authenticated users of eOffer, according to GSA spokeswoman Jennifer Millikin. Less than 1 percent of private sector bidding material comes through the site, Millikin said, adding that it will be back online by Jan. 18.

    The system, designed by Pennsylvania-based Unisys and Silanis, its Canadian subcontractor, has been live since May 2004. A Unisys representative said GSA requested all calls on eOffer be directed to the agency.

    The agency "took immediate action" on the same day its inspector general notified the agency of the site's design flaws, Millikin said. But Greenspan said he notified the GSA inspector general about the security hole the same day he discovered it -- in late December. He also said the inspector general's office rejected his offer to visit a GSA regional office in New York while he was on vacation there, telling him they would send personnel to visit him in Dallas in early January.

    The problems with eOffer came as no surprise for the D.C. area procurement consultant. "We make a living off of GSA and their basic ineptness, " he said. The Web application is unwieldy and difficult to use, he added.

    Most companies still submit actual paper bids to GSA. A capable electronic submission system is a 21st century necessity for the agency, said Phil Kiviat, a partner at IT consultancy Guerra, Kiviat, Flyzik and Associates. "These systems are really the way business should be done, " he said.

    In a written summary of his GSA experiences, Greenspan said his GSA bid examiner said several times that sticking to the paper process would be easier than using eOffer.

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    Grossman kid May 16, 2019

    Extorted Marck Zuckerberg

    This article is the continuation of my converation with David Kirkpatrick. In the earlier article, we spoke about the Importance of Cloud Services. If you are interested in that area, I would recommend you read that conversation here

    For Folks who have landed directly on this page – Last week I was there at the NASSCOM Infrastructure Management Summit here in Bangalore, where I was invited to have a chat with David Kirkpatrick in the evening.

    David KirpatrickDavid Kirkpatrick – David for many years was the senior editor for Internet and technology at Fortune magazine. While at Fortune, he wrote cover stories about Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Sun, and numerous other technology subjects. He created the Fortune’s Brainstorm conference series. More recently, he organized the Techonomy conference on the centrality of technology innovation for all human activity. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and appears frequently on television, radio, and the Internet as an expert on technology. He is also the author of the book – “The Facebook Effect: The inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World”.

    Over to the interview –

    Vijay – I was a big fan of Orkut, when I was out of college. I found a lot of my friends there. I used to go to their scrapbook, write comments, join communities, discuss in forums etc.., and then there was this paradigm shift for me towards Facebook. After being here for a while, I really do not want to get back to Orkut now. I guess, that’s the case with quite a few people. Why do you think, Facebook was able to create this kind of an Impact on a user? What are the reasons for its success to reach 50 million users in such a short span?

    David – There is a whole lot of answers to that. I think the single biggest answer, why Facebook has stolen the thunder from Orkut, MySpace, Friendster and other services is that, it’s more a technologically sophisticated service and evolves itself as a product more rapidly. It’s only the paranoid survive approach. Andy Grove is the one who said that and I think Zuckerberg absolutely operates that way. He really believes that, if Facebook remains static for very long, someone is going to come up its tail-pipe and eat it. Orkut despite been owned by Google has not had that kind of aggressive evolving mentality. I think, even though people complain about the changes on Facebook, the quality of the Facebook product has remained the state of the art from the beginning. I mean, today it’s most seen in the platform, which now extends to the entire internet. Orkut does not have anything like that. Facebook says that, its ‘Facebook Connect’ and ‘Open Graph API’ – has been implemented in over a million sites. That’s after that, it was just launched in April, 5 months later, it’s over a million sites. The other sites are trying to copy those things, but Facebook is just more sophisticated as a product and leverages as a platform.

    Vijay – I agree on it David. In fact, even I have a Facebook widget on my weblog at the end of every article and It really works. Well, I have been hearing Zuckerberg more times from your mouth; can you talk about him a little? How does he work? Is he planning for an IPO for Facebook?

    David – Fundamentally, beside all the platform benefits which Facebook offers, I think all of that flows from Zuckerberg’s basic mindset, and he has the absolute control of the Facebook. He has an absolute dictatorial control, unlike any other social networking company. His mindset has always been that, we want to make Facebook for everybody, everybody on the planet. Everything he does and all of his decisions are based around that long term vision. “Make it to reach more people and making it more stable, how to market it and how to position it and virally extend it”. I don’t think, any other social network has that kind of passion and intensity about growth. And because of that, they have this software centricity, this simplicity of interface design and all these other features. The fact that, Zuckerberg has been so dubious about advertising has kept Facebook feeling relatively non-commercial and it’s simple. It’s kept its interface quite clean., and that’s something he believes in very deeply. The Google Success was built on top of the most bare bone interface you’ve ever seen, and Facebook came along with somewhat similar approach, with far more complex architecture in reality but still kept it look simpler. Kept the ads to the bare minimum, and what i think that did is, not only made it look cool and clean, it made people feel that, it could be for anyone and everyone. So it didn’t have the feeling of just being for kids, it was so neutral that, anyone felt that they can use it and that has been the key to its growth. I think, he is also kind of acknowledging the idea of an IPO, in order to give the employees more liquidity….but not right away, may be in 2012.

    Vijay – What would be the business model for Facebook? Where and how do you think, they can make money from?

    David – I think the long term business model for Facebook will arise from distributing ads as a part of the platform, as a part of the Facebook connect social API, and open Graph APIs. When you think about it, Today in your blog, you have a like button, there is no reason why, Facebook couldn’t come to you and say, “Hey we know the people, who are coming to your site and liking the contents, we know their gender, their geographic location, why not you let us sell ads for you and target them to those people with a percentage revenue sharing model?”, With around a million sites having implemented it, it would be almost impossible for you to refuse this offer. You might now probably use Google AdSense or any ad network; I think, Facebook ads might be more effective, especially when you have the like button or a fan page widget. That to me is the biggest business opportunity which they haven’t even started to take the advantage of, they haven’t even done it yet.

    Vijay – I am really amazed of the way, how Twitter and Facebook has pushed all the companies towards social Media. I am not aware of any company now, which doesn’t have a Twitter handle or a Facebook page. Their interaction with the people has just changed. The feedback mechanism and support is getting too easy these days. It’s nice to see Nestle and other folks, interact to people via their fan page.

    David – Oh yeah. Indeed, Nestle got into some kinda trouble earlier, until they realized and came back soft on their Facebook page. So I agree. This is changing the way, people think about business and communications.

    Vijay – I see that, we can have more than one pages for the same brand or product, are you aware of any process that, Facebook makes it a Verified Page? Pretty much similar to Twitter Verified profiles.

    David – I am not aware on any process of that kind as of now. However, you can always go to the company’s website and see what link they point to! Also, Facebook only approves canonical URLs for pages which has an embed code or widget added to a website/blog. So that could be one way to find the right one. I will post this feedback to them.

    Vijay – Sometimes, a feature which comes in very handy and helpful for me is Facebook Chat. Though it’s not a highly sophisticated chat engine, it does the job for me. Now, are my chats stored somewhere? Few days back there were some issue regarding the Blackberry chat option, being used for terrorist activities. What is the Facebook’s Standpoint on this, as I don’t see these chats saved somewhere?

    David – Well, Facebook is not saving the chat history and is not making it available. However If police has a proper legal channel to ask, as the platform and architecture is more extensive and open for changes, Facebook can give that data to the Police and Government if needed. But they don’t give routine access to Government as it is contrary to the company’s general law. But they must re-think about it, if Zuckerberg targets on entering China.

    Vijay – What do you think, would be a nice feature to add on Facebook?

    David – Friendgroup is something which Facebook needs. Sometimes, you tend to add people whom you meet. But, you want to see updates only from few. For example, More about families and friends, and less about people whom you added.., just because you didn’t wanted to tell a no. Also this group must be easily manageable. Kavitha also popped in with an idea of having a dislike or thumbs-down option for the people who put nonsense status message would be a nice addition. at least it would cut a lot of crap!

    Vijay – What do you think if Twitter comes up with Promotional Tweets as one of their business model? Would that work?

    David – That could be offensive, we don’t perceive twitter to be a kind of place where we get unsolicited message. I think, it should be done with caution and I think they would. The features which they just announced last week are really nice. It needs to be much more a web portal. Like I said earlier, it also needs to introduce a group control. One of the reason, i don’t follow many people is that, most of the interesting things gets lost when you follow many people. I think, twitter is for the people who want to sell something. May be a product, idea or something else.., because, you are not a person to them…you are just a follower! The marketing folks have started to realize how hard it is to reach the people, because you tweet a message, doesn’t mean your followers read it. However the story is different in Facebook, where there are algorithmic tools, which gets your page view analytics and when you spend more time on a page or a person.., you tend to see them on your newsfeed, which absolutely makes sense.

    Vijay – What is the message you would give to the developers and readers?

    David – Well, do not expect the Facebook to stop growing. Make the best use of the Facebook and Open Graph APIs, and instead of just having a fan-page create apps which can consume the information and spread it to the people. That way, you nourish the platform and get the best of it for you and your users.

    Vijay – I read that you spent over 2 years researching about Facebook, while writing your book. How did you manage to do that? and., what would a reader get out of your book “The Facebook Effect”?

    David – I had the full cooperation of Facebook’s key executives in researching this fascinating history of the company and its impact on our lives. This book will explain how Facebook was created, why it has flourished, and where it is going next. Its successes and missteps, and gives readers the most complete assessment anywhere of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the central figure in the company’s remarkable ascent. How did a nineteen-year-old Harvard student create a company that has transformed the Internet and how did he grow it to its current enormous size. It will talk about a company that has changed social life in the United States and elsewhere, a company that has become a ubiquitous presence in marketing, altering politics, business, and even our sense of our own identity. This is the Facebook Effect. This is the Facebook story that can be found nowhere else.

    Vijay – Great to hear that. I am sure, everyone will be really eager to read this book. Thanks for your time David, It was great talking to you and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Have a great stay in India and hope to see you again soon.

    David – I liked the conversation too. I also got to talk about something else for a change. You could see, I can think about the other stuffs too. It also makes me feel that, i know other things in technology and not just Facebook. I would love to come here to India again. Thank you for your questions and this interview!

    If you want to buy David’s book, you can buy the same from Amazon here. You would also be interested in joining the Official Fan Page of “The Facebook Effect”. It was a great experience for me to interview him. Do let me know your comments and thoughts. Of-course, the biggest takeaways for me would be the knowledge gained through discussion and this picture which I clicked with him.

    David and Vijay

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    It all started when I was logged in to the Harvard website, where I was listening in to the conversations of the Harvard students. One of these students was Mark Zuckerberg who was talking about Face Smash and he had just broken up with his girlfriend at the time, so I struck up a conversation with this Mark Zuckerberg. He was talking about creating a dating site. I thought this was a bit odd – a pie in the sky idea since he had just broken up with his girlfriend and he was slagging her off – calling her a bitch and a whore.
    dave talked to Mark about the idea, and suggested he call it Face Mash. He was intrigued with my suggestion and thought it was a good idea. Mark wanted to call it Face Smash, because he wanted to smash his ex in the face. I convinced him that Face Mash was a good idea and he agreed, but one week later he changed his mind and wanted to call it Face Smash. When I queried him about this he replied ‘f…. off you c…- I’m calling it Face Smash’. Two weeks after this conversation he came up with the name Mashable and when I asked him why he chose the word Mashable instead of Face Mash he said ‘f, …off you bastard, Face mash is not your idea’. So I re-posted the conversations we had two weeks earlier and he had to apologise and said he was going with Mashable. I took this as a sign that he wanted to throw me off the scent and take the site for himself. dave found the character of Mark Zuckerberg to be deceptive and dishonest and ended conversing with Mark Zuckerberg because of his dishonesty and lack of integrity

    After this dave started conversing with Dustin and Chris about an idea of mine called Facebook for an online service where students can post pictures and information on themselves and use it as a directory. They were very intrigued by my idea and wanted to know more.
    dave told them that in the beginning, it would be an online service just for Harvard students, and then spreading through the other campuses in America, joining them up together. The idea was to make it easy for people to connect with other university students so they could get an idea of what other campuses were like, and even eventually spreading through the general public, giving them an idea of what was offered at the different campuses.
    Dustin and Chris were very intrigued with my idea and said they wanted to be on board.
    dave talked extensively about my ideas of Facebook and went into great detail of how to get it set up and started. They queried about the finance of setting it up and I told them I was in contact with Tony Robbins, who was interested by the idea and we were having discussions regarding his financial backing of the project

    So we needed a platform dave made contact with paul ceglia and was in discussion about a platform for my idea the facebook
    but zuckerberg was dustin & chris roommate and zuckerberg made contact to paul ceglia to steal the idea facebook
    paul ceglia had no legal right to sell the the platform to mark zuckerberg but zuckerberg new what he was doing when he sign the contract
    (paul ceglia had no legal right to sell the the platform to mark zuckerberg } the contract was to David not zuckerberg .

    And what are you going to do zuckerberg when paul ceglia wins you can call the contract a fake a counterfeit but you cant can you zuckerberg Yes you did sign a contract zuckerberg In a email zuckerberg called paul ceglia a dum sucker in 2003 i david posted a copy of to friend and he set it fee and the roomer spread years a go that zuckerberg had sign the contract and yes the abc news room have a copy of the email

    So zuckerberg what are your options zuck i suppose you can tell the truth you see paul cegia had no legal right to sell you the platform
    david was in contact to paul about a platform suitable for facebook but you wonted to steal facebook by stealth and you will have to tell
    your mother and farther and sisters how you stole the idea facebook yes pay back is a bitch zuck and your co conspire in this was dustin
    yes dustin you told zuck to shut up about facebook you little prick

    dave then found another contact at Harvard, called Eduardo Saverin and invited him to join me in developing my idea, and also to find out what was going on between Dustin, Chris and Mark . eduardo offered finance to get facebook up and runing but zuckerberg spent the money on him self selfish prick zuck spent eduardo saverin money and spat in his face your best friend

    So ass one last effort to save facbook david contacted sean parker At the time, he was running an online site called Napstar, and he was also working on another site called Wired Hog parker at the time was on the move moving in to a new address : I started conversing with
    sean parker about the idea facebook ; so i contacted the guys and gave them the new address of sean parker; and it was at this time zuckerberg was starting to argue with eduardo saverin: you see zuck had what he needed to steal facebook :{sean parker}

    Sean wanted 55% ownership of the project for his input so dave told him this was unacceptable and then he turned round and told Mark Zuckerberg had made him a better offer. dave told him that Mark did not own the idea of Facebook.
    He then got smart and asked me if dave knew what emails were and whether I could produce any evidence. dave took this as an attempt to see whether I could prove everything that took place and for him to use this as a weapon to see if he could gouge out as much interest in Facebook as he could, and he tried to play me off against Zuckerberg to get the maximum holdings of Facebook. I received an email from Parker saying that Zuckerberg had offered him 5% and was I interested in offering him more. At this point, I told him to **** off and that Facebook was not Zuckerberg’s idea

    So dave found a site at Harvard called Harvard Connect (later, in 2004 changed to Harvard Connect To You) run by Cameron and Taylor Winklevoss, and dave explained everything about Facebook and the dealings with Zuckerberg, Dustin and Chris and how dave believed that Zuckerberg was in the process of stealing david idea, and I dave asked if the Winklevosses were interested in running Facebook on the Harvard site

    They expressed enthusiasm in the offer and liked the idea of running the site as they liked the concept of Facebook.They told me that they were going to change their site name and redesign it at that time (to Harvard Connect To You The person they called in to help them
    redesign their site was Mark Zuckerberg who then stole their platform : I told them that zuckerberg was a crook the winklevoss where to dumb and dupe by zuckerberg LooooooooL.
    And what do the winklevoss remind me off; its two building and the two buildings were the TWIN TOWERS you guys talk about the truth like you own the truth but you do not and never will .

    dave then went to Aaron Greenspan who was running house systems at Harvard and asked him (under an email non disclosure agreement) to run Facebook on his site which he agreed to do. aaron greenspan used the (info) to extort financal money out of facebook and zuckerberg paid the extortion money and dave call it extortion U see zuckerberg new aaron greenspan new zuck had stolen the idea facebook .I sent all the emails copy to aaron greenspan:{ aaron sold him self off like a hooker standing on a street corner } and what was that quotation aaron that quotation you set me about honour and truth you now the same bullshit the winklevoss are bullshiting on about

    zuckerberg then went on to create a FAKE CONNECT 2U account filled with FAKE information from the stolen platform he stole from the winklevoss Dave got a email from this FAKE CONNECT 2U account . but dave new it was FAKE it was zuckerberg .
    zuckerber wonted more info and idea to steal so dave gave one idea and it was to put a silver layer around the F word on facebook to see if zuckerberg was going to steal this idea and yes he did

    david then log a complaint to the FBI about this stolen fake connect 2u account with fake information and about mark zuckerberg
    dave posted a copy of the emails to ben mezrick and to david kirkpatrick as for kirkpatrick your book is a joke and so are you :
    you are just a fence jumper david kirkpatrick and its chris that is the gay one you dick ‘you sold yourself out you were given the full story of how zuckerberg stole facebook; and sold out.

    the winklevoss contacted sumers at UV about zuckerberg but summers new the full story of how zuckerberg stole facebook and it was david idea ?
    there was coup organized by divyn narendra to over frow zuck from the idea FB but was a failure the winklevoss were to dumb yes dumb & dumber

    david kirkpatrick & ben mezrick were givin copes of the emails in and around 2004 and can confirm the story above ?

    david kirkpatrick was given all the emails and was made fully aware of how zuckerberg stole facebook from david in the beginning i gave kirkpatrick 80% of the emails kirkpatrick then ask if there was more ‘ yes there is more but ask kirkpatrick that he must reveal the truth the other 20% was email from paul ceglia to me dave made contact with paul ceglia and was in discussion about a platform for my idea the facebook
    as for kirkpatrick you are a prick

    in a email to eduardo i told him to get a lawyer zuckerberg was going to screw him over and told him to contact ben mezrick
    eduardo told me he had a lawyer he can trust but zuckerberg and the lawyer screwed him over

    So there we have it the full story of how facebook started:

    kirkpatrick falls victim to the bane of many business historians infatuation with the subject

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    RE: Request for Investigation into SEC’s Handling of Matters Concerning Tesla, Inc. and Elon Musk

    Dear Mr. Hoecker:

    I write to request an investigation of the SEC’s handling of numerous matters pertaining to Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA, hereinafter “Tesla”) and its CEO, Elon Musk. Tesla has been one of the most popular and controversial investments for retail investors in recent years. However, investors are unable to make informed decisions about the company or its prospects in the face of a growing number of misleading and conflicting statements, many of them outright lies, by Mr. Musk, which have become so audaciously bold as to demand immediate regulatory intervention. Yet, with narrow exceptions, the SEC has been silent.

    Thus far, the SEC has intervened publicly on account of only one of Mr. Musk’s lies: that he would be taking the company private at $420.00 per share, and that he had “funding secured” to do so. This false post on Twitter, visible to Mr. Musk’s tens of millions of followers, resulted in two civil actions: one against Mr. Musk (New York Southern District Court, Case No. 1:18-cv-08865-AJN) and one Tesla, Inc. (New York Southern District Court, Case No. 1:18-cv-08947-AJN). Unfortunately, these actions barely scratched the surface of the unlawful acts perpetrated by the company and its chief executive. This letter should serve as a reference for the outstanding issues the SEC has yet to resolve.

    For each issue raised herein, the Officer of the Inspector General should investigate why the SEC decided not to take action, or why action has been delayed. In previous cases with far less obvious violations of securities law, the SEC has intervened. Here, numerous investors have already been harmed. Furthermore, and most importantly, drivers of Tesla vehicles have lost their lives because of the falsehoods Mr. Musk has been permitted to widely disseminate unchecked, and especially those about the ability of Tesla vehicles to drive themselves.

    It should further be noted that due to the intense public interest surrounding Tesla, if the SEC fails to take any further action, the corroding effect on the public’s trust in capital markets could be severe. As of the date of this letter, Tesla is a financially unsound company with a market capitalization hovering around $45 billion. If the company fails, it is a foregone conclusion that many tens of thousands of jobs will be lost. Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas says that Tesla’s $2.7 billion in fresh capital is only “a 12-month bridge.”

    Regulation requires a long-term outlook. The SEC should view its job as protecting the integrity of U.S. public markets, as well as minimizing shareholder losses that might result from avoidable illegal practices, while avoiding the moral hazard that “safety and soundness” practices necessarily create. The SEC’s job is not protecting shareholders from losses by turning a blind eye to illegal practices designed to artificially inflate a company’s stock price in the short term. Nor does the SEC exist to protect companies themselves or their executives who are on a “hunt for profit, ” as suggested by Commissioner Hester Peirce.

    Nearly twenty years ago, the failure of Enron was a definining moment for the SEC that highlighted its colossal failures. If nothing is done, I am of the opinion that Tesla’s failure may ultimately prove to be similarly devastating for the public’s trust in the SEC.

    Indicia of Accounting Fraud

    On November 8, 2018, Tesla employee Salil Parulekar was indicted for wire fraud in the Northern District of California due to his work in Tesla’s accounting department. Weak internal controls at Tesla allowed Mr. Parulekar to intentionally redirect millions of dollars to the wrong vendor.

    Only two months before, Tesla’s Chief Accounting Officer, Dave Morton, resigned after only one month on the job. Tesla Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja resigned not long after with a surprise announcement at the very end of the company’s January 30, 2019 Q4 2018 earnings call.

    With this background, it is important to note that analysis of the tables provided in Tesla’s Form 10-Q and 10-K filings from Q1 2016 through Q1 2019 in the “Note 5 – Inventory” section (page 18 in the most recent Form 10-Q) suggest evidence of accounting fraud. In both Q3 2017 and Q1 2019, Tesla reported a “Work in process” line item of exactly $277, 175 (numbers in thousands). This exact number also happens to be the median for all “Work in process” values from Q1 2016 through Q1 2019. Either this is a stunning coincidence, Tesla’s reported numbers are somehow incorrect in a manner that might be explained by a repeated spreadsheet error, or accounting fraud is taking place.

    The SEC has a clear and immediate obligation to investigate.

    False Statements by Elon Musk

    The SEC has a duty to ensure that regulated earnings calls and investor communications generally contain accurate information to the maximum extent possible. This has not happened in the case of Tesla.

    October 24, 2018 Q3 2018 Tesla, Inc. Earnings Call

    During the regulated earnings call on October 24, 2018, Mr. Musk claimed, “This quarter, we started rolling out Version 9.0 of our software which is the biggest software upgrade in three years. And Model 3 received a 5-Star safety rating in every category and subcategory. And it got less probability of injury of any car that the U.S. government has ever tested.” In fact, according to what NHTSA told Reuters, “NHTSA does not distinguish safety performance beyond the star rating with five stars being the highest safety rating a vehicle can achieve. Thus, there is no NHTSA ‘safest’ ranking within the five-star category.”

    Mr. Musk and Laurie Shelby, Tesla Vice President, EHS, also made statements on the call regarding the manner in which Tesla provides healthcare for employees who work at its Fremont, California factory:

    “...We’ve also just opened a new and improved health clinic, so when injuries do occur we get the absolute best care for our associates. And it’s actually overseen by one of California's leading orthopedic surgeons. And we did that, because most of our injuries, like we said like 80%, 85% are those sprains and strains. So now they get that best care here on site. And we have 24/7 care. We are actually staffed by three full-time doctors and nurses. And I am really super happy with the care they’re giving, and I think the employees are as well.”

    Not mentioned by Ms. Shelby was that one of the doctors hired by Tesla’s contractor, Access Omnicare (a DBA name for a hand surgeon named Dr. Basil Besh), Dr. Muhannad Hafi, was facing revocation of his medical license at the time he was hired. His license was formally revoked by the California State Medical Board on December 21, 2018 for having sexually assaulted numerous prior patients. Another doctor whose name appears on Access Omnicare medical records provided to investigative journalism outlet Reveal worked for Access Omnicare for all of one week.

    Mr. Musk’s statement that Tesla’s medical care was “the absolute best” could therefore not possibly be true, as no objective observer would consider an unlicensed sex offender and an absent physician to be “the absolute best” health care providers available. Mr. Musk went on to refer to Access Omnicare as “a really immediate first-class healthcare available right on the spot, when people need it. And this not just for workplace, this for workplace and non-workplace.” Reveal’s reporting suggests that this too was a lie. In fact, Tesla was sending employees to the hospital in Lyft vehicles to avoid having to report injury statistics or pay for ambulance trips. Nonetheless, Ms. Shelby described Tesla’s care practices as “super exciting” on the call.

    Mr. Musk went even further, stating, “if you like become injured right off for any reason then there is healthcare immediately on site.” In fact, Tesla’s on-site medical facilities were and are quite limited, requiring frequent transportation to actual health care facilities.

    Investors listening to these false statements might have been reassured that Tesla had its workplace injury program under control. In reality, it was fined by CalOSHA numerous times for violations, and its practices have led to no fewer than 47 employment related lawsuits according to PlainSite.

    January 30, 2019 Q4 2018 Tesla, Inc. Earnings Call

    By January 30, 2019, Mr. Musk knew or should have known that the pace of Model 3 sales were drastically slower in January than they had been during Q4 2018. On December 31, 2018, a federal tax incentive for electric vehicle purchases expired, eliminating a significant incentive for potential customers to purchase Tesla vehicles. Despite the knowledge that sales had slowed markedly, Mr. Musk still assured investors on the earnings call that future demand looked strong. On the call, with 30 days of sales data at his disposal, he nonetheless stated, “I’m optimistic about being profitable in Q1 and all quarters going forward.”

    Three months later, Tesla announced a $702 million loss, which would have approached $1 billion had the company not factored in one-time sales of emissions credits—a far cry from profitability.

    The SEC has not signaled that it has any concerns about Mr. Musk’s deliberately false and misleading January 30, 2019 statement, which undoubtedly had a positive effect on the company’s stock price.

    April 24, 2019 Q1 2019 Tesla, Inc. Earnings Call

    On Tesla’s Q1 2019 earnings call, Mr. Musk declared, “We expect to return to profitability in Q3 and significantly reduce our loss in Q2, ” once again reversing his previous prediction of a profit made only weeks prior (see “February 28, 2019 ‘Media Call’” below). Yet again, Mr. Musk likely knew this statement to be false at the time he made it, but sought to increase Tesla’s declining stock price.

    Mr. Musk also made the compound false statement, “All Tesla class vehicles today have all the hardware necessary for full self-driving and over-the-air updates will enable our customers to use the Tesla ride-hailing network fleet and generate income, which as we said on Autonomy Day a few days ago we think is somewhere between $10, 000 and $30, 000 a year, in some cases, perhaps more.” Multiple experts agree that Mr. Musk is wrong about his claim that Tesla vehicles are capable of “full self-driving, ” to the point where Consumer Reports issued a press release disputing this claim due to the immediate safety risk it poses to drivers. Mr. Musk’s claim about a “Tesla ride-hailing network” was similarly based on no actual evidence.

    Mr. Musk did not stop there. He also made the outrageous claim that, “…in 2020, we expect to have a million robo-taxis on the road with the hardware necessary for full self-driving.” This will be nearly impossible to achieve, since Tesla vehicles do not have the hardware necessary for full self-driving.

    It is puzzling that the SEC has not signaled any issue with any of these false claims.

    Restricted Access Conference Calls in Violation of Regulation FD

    Tesla has now held several conference calls for the purpose of distributing information material to shareholders that has not been made available to the public as required by Regulation FD, 17 C.F.R. § 243. The regulatory violations here, as elsewhere, have been brazen.

    February 28, 2019 “Media Call”

    Immediately following the SEC’s February 25, 2019 motion to hold Mr. Musk in contempt of court, Mr. Musk posted a series of tweets on February 26th designed to intentionally mislead shareholders into believing that there was some potentially positive new announcement coming at 5:00 P.M. EDT on February 28, 2019. In his words, across three separate posts, “Thursday 2pm / California / Some Tesla news.”

    Tesla shares rose approximately 7% over the next two trading days. At 5:00 P.M. on the 28th, Mr. Musk led an invite-only conference call for certain reporters. The Los Angeles Times later described the call in the following manner in an article entitled, “Tesla’s Elon Musk, facing contempt charges, says semi-secret meeting was a mistake:”

    “During the call, in which a cheaper version of the Model 3 electric sedan was announced, Musk said the company would be closing its retail stores and that it would not, as originally forecast, post a profit for the current quarter. Participants were told not to post recordings of the proceedings, and after the meeting Tesla said a recording or transcript of the meeting would not be made available to the media or the general public.”

    Tesla’s initial refusal to make a recording or transcript of the call available is a clear violation of 17 C.F.R. § 243.100(a) (“…the issuer shall make public disclosure of that information as provided in § 243.101(e): (1) Simultaneously, in the case of an intentional disclosure; and (2) Promptly, in the case of a non-intentional disclosure.”) This intentional disclosure was neither simultaneous nor prompt.

    Despite widespread publicity about this state of affairs, the SEC took no visible action to follow up. Later, Tesla did post a recording and transcript of the call, but was not reportedly required to pay any sort of penalty. The transcript includes the quote, attributed to Mr. Musk, “We do not expect to be profitable in Q1. But we do think that profitability in Q2 is likely.” This came only a month after Mr. Musk had expressed his optimism about a Q1 profit. Again, by the time of this statement he had enough data about demand for Tesla vehicles to know that a Q2 2019 profit would be nearly impossible. As mentioned previously, he was forced to walk this statement back only a few weeks later.

    Mr. Musk also stated, “I’m certain we’ll be feature complete with full self-driving this year.” He knew or should have known that this statement was false.

    The SEC should have been aware of the statements on this call well before it argued to hold Mr. Musk in contempt of court. Yet for some reason, these extremely concerning issues were not brought to the attention of Judge Alison Nathan, and the SEC’s settlement agreement with Mr. Musk was ultimately amended in April with no further penalty or admission of wrongdoing from Mr. Musk.

    May 2, 2019 Tesla, Inc. Secondary Offering Call

    On May 2, 2019, Tesla held a conference call regarding its imminent issuance of common shares via a secondary offering, which also included the issuance of convertible bond notes. This conference call was similarly “secret” in violation of Regulation FD. Based on leaked information, on this call, Mr. Musk made a number of completely outrageous statements:
    The projection that Tesla would soon achieve a market capitalization of $500 billion;
    That Tesla vehicles “appreciate” in value over time to the tune of $150, 000 to $200, 000 in three years, despite all evidence indicating the exact opposite (as is the case with any automobile);
    Collision repairs “in a matter of hours” despite the fact that reports of missing Tesla spare parts are widespread.

    As of the date of this letter, it does not appear that the SEC has forced Tesla to disclose a recording or transcript of the call. Nor has the SEC followed up by requiring Tesla to explain the basis for its statements.

    “Autonomy Investor Day”

    “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) Terminology

    Mr. Musk has falsely referred to Tesla’s driver assistance technology as “full self-driving, ” often abbreviated as FSD. Tesla cars equipped with the company’s “AutoPilot” feature cannot, in fact, drive themselves. Nor has Tesla achieved “Level 5” autonomy, despite Mr. Musk’s promises to the contrary. Tesla AutoPilot has caused several accidents, some fatal.

    As previously noted, the abuse of language by Tesla and Mr. Musk has been so shocking that consumer watchdog group Consumer Reports issued a press release after Tesla’s April 22, 2019 Autonomy Investor Day entitled, “Consumer Reports: Tesla Must Prove Safety Before Claiming “Self-Driving” Ability.”,

    Mr. Musk’s false claims about a technology that has already resulted in the loss of life are alarming, and the SEC’s lack of interest and action in stopping further similar claims is similarly alarming.

    “We Just Randomly Threw Some Numbers On There”

    During the Autonomy Investor Day, Mr. Musk claimed that Tesla’s new destiny as a robo-taxi company would result in Tesla owners earning money from their cars’ ability to drive themselves. When questioned about how the company reached its conclusions, Mr. Musk responded, “We just randomly threw some numbers on there.”

    If Tesla did in fact just use numbers with no basis in fact to mislead investors, this would be a flagrant violation of 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b) and 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5. The SEC should investigate.

    Social Media

    Vehicles Appreciate In Value

    On April 12, 2019, in an interview broadcast on YouTube with a self-described machine learning expert, Mr. Musk stated, “Buying a car today is an investment into the future. I think the most profound thing is that if you buy a Tesla today, I believe you are buying an appreciating asset—not a depreciating asset.” This statement is part of a pattern of false, misleading, and deceptive communications. Thus far, the SEC has failed to take meaningful action to stop Mr. Musk from making such statements.

    Robo-Taxi Fleet Assertions

    To distract from Tesla’s impending insolvency, Mr. Musk began tweeting about the far-off possibility of deploying a “fleet” of one million self-driving robo-taxis in 2020 based on existing vehicles already sold to consumers, which could be repurposed on demand to serve as taxis if necessary.

    Yet no reference to robo-taxis ultimately appeared in the company’s secondary offering prospectus. Experts at MIT doubt that such a service would be cost effective. As with many of the company’s and/or Mr. Musk’s statements, the true purpose of this communication was to pump up a flagging stock price based on false information. This is another flagrant violation of 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b) and 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5. The SEC should investigate.

    Tesla Brake Pads “Literally Never Need To Be Replaced”

    On December 26, 2018, Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter, “Brake pads on a Tesla literally never need to be replaced for lifetime of the car.” This was also part of the aforementioned pattern of false, misleading, and deceptive communications. The SEC should force Tesla to disclose how many brake pads it has replaced in its vehicles according to its ERP systems.

    Already Sold Vehicles Have Everything Necessary For Level 5 Self-Driving Capability

    On March 24, 2017, Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter, “All Tesla cars built since Oct last year will be capable of self-driving as software improves.” Mr. Musk repeated this claim on April 22, 2019 by stating on Twitter, “All cars made since Oct 2016 either have the hardware needed for FSD or are trivially upgradeable.” These statements are part of the aforementioned pattern of false, misleading, and deceptive communications. Thus far, the SEC has failed to take meaningful action to stop Mr. Musk from making such statements.

    Deposit Refund Policy

    Mr. Musk has made several different claims on Twitter about Tesla’s refund policy. On January 9, 2019, he wrote, “Btw, you can buy a Tesla online in less than 2 mins & give it back for a full refund for any reason Tesla.com.”

    PlainSite has tracked at least 16 lawsuits over Tesla refusing to honor customer deposit refund requests filed by customers or potential customers. It has also uncovered complaints filed with Attorneys General of multiple states, including Ohio, Florida and Texas, regarding deposit refund failures. Mr. Musk’s statement is part of the aforementioned pattern of false, misleading, and deceptive communications. Thus far, the SEC has failed to take meaningful action to stop Mr. Musk from making false statements.

    Settlement Negotiations

    Several court filings signed by Mr. Musk in Case No. 1:18-cv-08865-AJN, such as Document Nos. 42 and 44, lacked any contact information for Mr. Musk’s counsel or Mr. Musk himself, in clear violation of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11(a). Before these documents were filed, Mr. Musk had been represented by counsel, yet there is no mention of Mr. Musk’s counsel in the substance of these status update documents or in the deficient signature blocks. These documents were submitted to the court’s CM/ECF system by the SEC, not by Mr. Musk or his counsel.

    This raises a number of questions. Why did the SEC allow Mr. Musk to sign his name to a court document without providing his contact information as required by Rule 11? Was Mr. Musk represented by counsel as he negotiated with the SEC? If so, why was his counsel not on the court mandated conference call(s), according to the SEC’s recounting, and why did counsel not sign the status updates? If not, why did his counsel not follow Civil Local Rule 1.4 and withdraw from the case after obtaining Judge Nathan’s permission? Why did the SEC turn a blind eye to these rule violations?

    Perhaps most importantly, if Mr. Musk was not represented by counsel as he negotiated with the SEC, why were investors not made aware of this material fact? Few investors would want to put their money into a multi-billion dollar company where the CEO could be foolish enough to represent himself pro se before a regulatory agency while attempting to avoid a contempt of court charge.

    These questions demand answers.

    False and Concerning Statements by Tesla, Inc.

    Not every false statement has been issued by Mr. Musk himself. Some have come from the company through its employees and spokespeople.

    The “Factory Gated” Vehicles

    In June 2018, Tesla proclaimed that it had met its self-declared target of producing 5, 000 Model 3 vehicles per week by producing vehicles of such inferior quality that reportedly 86% of them had to be re-worked. These vehicles were reported to have been “factory gated, ” with no clear definition of what that unusual term actually meant. The issues surrounding Tesla’s Model 3 production abilities are reportedly the subject of an ongoing Department of Justice probe.

    “Zero Emissions” License Plates

    For years, Tesla vehicles have sported temporary license plates that are actually advertisements stating, “ZERO EMISSIONS.” The notion that Tesla cars can be manufactured and operated without contributing any carbon dioxide or other emissions to the environment is patently false. Electric vehicles simply move the source of emissions from the tailpipe to the electricity producer.

    Often, the electricity producer is actually Tesla itself. On March 6, 2019, PlainSite published a photograph of Tesla Model 3 vehicles being charged at Tesla’s Burlingame dealership with two portable MQ Power WhisperWatt DCA300SSJU4F2 diesel generators rented from Hertz Rentals. In fact, Tesla dealerships and inventory lots nationwide routinely use diesel generators, which generate toxic emissions, to re-charge Tesla vehicles in the company’s steadily growing inventory.

    Chinese Customs Dispute

    On March 5, 2019, the Chinese English-language publication Caixin published an article with the headline “China is currently holding 1, 600 Teslas at customs, ” setting off a plunge in Tesla’s stock price. This news was picked up by Reuters and syndicated to other financial news websites such as CNBC.

    Later on March 5th, Reuters published a second article announcing that the issue in China had been resolved, immediately lifting Tesla’s stock. The article was based on a single source “familiar with the matter, ” who convinced Reuters that “China’s customs authorities have accepted electric carmaker Tesla Inc’s plan to remedy problems.” An initial version of the Reuters article suggested that the source was a Tesla employee. In fact, the issue remained unresolved for weeks. On March 14th, Bloomberg published a much more detailed article explaining that China had finally cleared Tesla vehicles to proceed through customs.

    If in fact Tesla deliberately provided false and/or misleading information to the press, a material and significant violation of 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b) and 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5 took place. Yet the SEC does not appear to have taken any steps to investigate.

    Corporate Blog

    On September 7, 2018, Tesla posted a public update based on an “internal” e-mail message to employees. Referring to Q3 2018, this update claimed that, “We are about to have the most amazing quarter in our history, building and delivering more than twice as many cars as we did last quarter.” This proved to be false: according to Bloomberg, Tesla produced 28, 578 Model 3 vehicles in Q2 2018, and 53, 239 Model 3 vehicles in Q3 2018. Twice the Q2 2018 production figure would have been 57, 156 vehicles, or 7.35% more than were actually produced. The post also made unsubstantiated claims about the electric vehicle battery market share of Tesla’s Nevada-based factory.

    Despite the obvious falsehoods, these statements were never publicly challenged or questioned by the SEC.

    Twitter

    “Unusually High [Order] Volume”

    On March 19, 2019, the official @tesla Twitter account claimed, “Due to unusually high volume, Tesla was unable to process all orders by midnight on Monday, so the slight price rise on vehicles is postponed to midnight Wednesday.” (This post was also re-tweeted by Mr. Musk’s personal @ElonMusk account.) There was no evidence for this suspicious claim at the time, and the company’s Q1 2019 financial report confirmed it to be a two-part lie: Tesla’s servers were fine, and there was no spike in order activity that caused them to experience any problems.

    As with many of the company’s and/or Mr. Musk statements, the true purpose of this communication was to pump up a flagging stock price based on false information. This is a flagrant violation of 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b) and 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5. The SEC should investigate.

    “mmm ok”

    On May 7, 2019 at 1:00 P.M., the Tesla Twitter account wrote, “The world of autonomous driving is coming whether you want it or not. With a Tesla, you’re ready for it.” A Twitter user responded with, “Ok please don’t kill my family, ” and in turn, the Tesla Twitter account replied, “mmm [Double Line Break] ok”.

    Aside from the inappropriateness of a major auto manufacturer publicly joking about the prospect of killing someone’s family with one of its products, the Tweet is questionable because it was authored in the cheeky style of Tesla’s CEO, who is forbidden from using Twitter without pre-approval pursuant to his settlement with the SEC. The @tesla account has posted other tweets in this immature style throughout May 2019, strongly suggesting authorship by Mr. Musk without pre-approval. For example, on May 9, 2019, the @tesla account wrote, “Hands up if you've ever blamed your own emissions on Fart Mode .”

    The SEC has yet to take public action regarding this particular matter, nor has it clarified whether Mr. Musk can simply use other Twitter accounts to evade the terms of his settlement.

    False Statements by Proxies for Tesla, Inc. and Mr. Musk

    The remarks of two outside individuals with close connections to Mr. Musk have been notable for their content, which has often suggested that they speak on behalf of Tesla, Inc. and/or Elon Musk himself. Ross Gerber of Gerber Kawasaki Investments and Cathie Wood of ARK Capital have each presented themselves to the public as objective observers of Tesla’s progress, with an unflagging optimistic spin. Mr. Gerber, who often appears not to know the basics of the financial industry he purports to work in, has been a Tesla cheerleader for years, despite admitting on video that he owns relatively few shares in the company. On April 18, 2019, he repeated one of Mr. Musk’s talking points, writing “Actually zero depreciation in teslas. They are gaining value.” Ms. Wood has set a now-famous $4, 000.00 price target for TSLA common shares on the basis of amorphous graphs that lack any labels on their axes.

    On the opposite end of the media spectrum, countless anonymous social media accounts appear to spew pro-Tesla messages at an astonishing rate, sometimes in coordinated fashion. One of these accounts, @Tesla_Truth, is operated by an individual named Omar Qazi who is a general fan of the company’s products. Going by “Steve Jobs” on Twitter, Mr. Qazi has repeatedly harassed critics of the company in aggressive fashion. On his personal Twitter account, @OmarQazi, Mr. Qazi revealed that he had been invited to the Tesla Model Y launch, an exclusive event. Similar questions abound regarding a former swim coach from New Jersey named Paul J. Hornak, whose pro-Tesla posts through his @PJHORNAK account have been mirrored by what appear to be fake accounts., It is notable that Tesla has not enforced its trademark rights against the third-party holders of the @Tesla_Truth and @TeslaOpinion Twitter accounts, despite clear infringement.

    Optimism is not illegal. But the distribution of material non-public information to select individuals tasked with pumping up a stock price is. So is compensating individuals to unlawfully harass others on social media (often an interstate medium of communication). Mr. Gerber, Ms. Wood and Mr. Qazi have enjoyed perks such as exclusive factory tours, access to Mr. Musk for podcast interviews, and event invitations, possibly in exchange for their rosy outlook and/or on-line bullying. The arrangement between Mr. Musk, Tesla, and his enablers should be investigated.

    Deliberate Lack of Disclosure

    Just as troubling as the false statements that Mr. Musk and Tesla have told investors are the curious omissions in its numerous required disclosure documents that pertain to areas key to the company’s success.

    Ownership of the Curaçao-Based Musk Private Foundation

    In addition to the Musk Foundation, a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Elon Musk may control an offshore “non-profit” organization called the Musk Private Foundation, domiciled in Curaçao with Registration Number 139538. E-mail messages to Mr. Musk inquiring about his ownership of the Musk Private Foundation have gone unanswered. Messages to TMF Curaçao NV, the nominee director and wealth management firm that manages the entity, have also gone unanswered.

    The Musk Private Foundation’s charter explicitly allows the entity to trade stocks and options, which makes its role insofar as Tesla common stock is concerned potentially important. Mr. Musk is a major shareholder of Tesla, Inc. stock, and as its CEO he is subject to United States securities laws and regulations. The SEC should investigate the role of the Musk Private Foundation in the trading of Tesla stock and/or options, if any.

    Cash Balances

    Tesla has repeatedly made crucial disclosures regarding its cash balance without specifying how much of that cash had already been allocated to overseas operations in China, where the company is engaged in the construction of a new capital-intensive factory. Corporate filings from Singapore would seem to suggest that at least $500 million has been allocated to China thus far. The SEC has failed to require Tesla to provide any clarity at all on its Chinese operations, even as they appear to grow ever more important for the company’s continued viability.

    The SEC has allowed for further confusion over Tesla’s cash position by allowing all companies (not just Tesla) to report their cash position at the end of the quarter, as opposed to providing the average balance during the quarter. Both pieces of information are crucial for investors to be able to make informed decisions.

    Consumer Deposits

    According to Ashlee Vance’s biography of Mr. Musk, “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, ” Tesla has reportedly used prospective customer deposits on future product orders to fund its operations. Deposited funds do not belong to Tesla and are merely held in trust. Tesla has failed to disclose how it uses customer deposits and why it has hundreds of millions of dollars in deposits when most of its product line has already been released. As mentioned previously, there have been frequent reports, including but not limited to complaints filed with state Attorneys General, of deposits not being refunded promptly or at all to customers who requested refunds.

    The misuse of funds in trust would constitute a serious breach of fiduciary duty and business ethics and would surely violate state and federal law. The amount of customer deposits disclosed in Tesla’s SEC Form 10-K has at times exceeded $800 million. It is therefore alarming that the SEC has failed to investigate Tesla’s use and/or misuse of customer deposits.

    Inventory Lots

    Critics of Tesla on social media have identified countless parking lots where thousands of Tesla vehicles in aggregate are being stored. Tesla has been completely opaque with regard to the existence of these lots and the risks they involve. Many are outdoors, where unsold cars are likely to both discharge their batteries and depreciate in value faster due to exposure to the elements. Inventory lots also represent an additional expense for the company that investors should be aware of.

    The SEC thus far has not pressed Tesla to disclose anything publicly about these lots.

    Model 3 and Model Y Reservation Numbers

    For a time, Mr. Musk was pleased to boast about the number of reservations for the Model 3. By April 24, 2019, on the Q1 2019 Tesla earnings call, his attitude had completely shifted and he stopped disclosing anything about reservations, claiming that they no longer mattered. In Mr. Musk’s words,

    “I think we don’t want to comment on the granularity of deposits. Again, people read too much into this. We’re not playing of the Model Y because we’re just not in production so you can’t really read anything into Model Y orders at this point.”

    This spontaneous lack of disclosure is unacceptable in light of the fact that Tesla previously led investors to believe that deposit/reservation information was material.

    It is unclear why the SEC has not launched an inquiry into Tesla’s shifting metrics.

    “Twitter Sitter” Identity

    When crafting its settlement agreement with Mr. Musk in the two aforementioned civil actions, the SEC appears to have gone to great lengths to center its corrective action around the idea of pre-approval. Specifically, Mr. Musk was supposed to pre-approve any public communications on Twitter that could potentially contain material information. What the SEC did not specify, and which later led to considerable problems (including but not limited to a motion to hold Mr. Musk in contempt of court as he was not abiding by the settlement’s terms at all), was who exactly was supposed to pre-approve Mr. Musk’s communications. Mr. Musk interpreted his settlement agreement to mean that he could “pre-approve” his own messages so long as they were within Tesla corporate policy, while the SEC expected a “experienced securities attorney” to fill that role.

    The SEC never specified exactly who the so-called “Twitter Sitter” would be. Even in court filings concerning this issue, the specific identity of the “experienced securities attorney” was never disclosed.

    If the SEC’s true goal is to hold Mr. Musk accountable, it is clearly necessary to specify who exactly is part of that chain of accountability. As the SEC’s agreement with Mr. Musk currently stands, only an anonymous lawyer can be held accountable. From the public’s perspective, there is no guarantee that such a lawyer even exists, or that if he or she does, that person could be brought before a judge to explain the actions on any given day.

    The Office of the Inspector General should demand an explanation from the SEC as to why the identity of this individual, key to proper civil law enforcement, remains a mystery.

    Fire Risk

    Worldwide, a number of Tesla vehicles have spontaneously caught fire, including numerous cases in the United States. In the United Kingdom, an entire Tesla dealership ignited. This is both a clear safety hazard and a risk to investors that demands immediate investigation by numerous agencies.

    Whistleblower Retaliation

    While the SEC is a civil enforcement agency and does not have the authority to prosecute criminal violations, some of the issues that Tesla whistleblowers have raised would have had a material impact on Tesla shares had their disclosures been properly made by the company. The fact that Tesla has a documented history of retaliating against whistleblowers is therefore significant from a securities law perspective, as well as a criminal law enforcement perspective.

    Tesla Invents a False Threat of Gun Violence in Possible Violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1513

    In a detailed March 13, 2019 Bloomberg article entitled, “When Elon Musk Tried to Destroy a Tesla Whistleblower, ” the article’s authors describe how Tesla falsified a threat of gun violence by former employee Martin Tripp in order to discredit him. This occurred after Mr. Tripp attempted to blow the whistle on potentially unsafe practices at Tesla. Tesla also sued Mr. Tripp; the case is ongoing.

    Tesla Allegedly Calls Child Protective Services on a Recently Fired Nurse

    Reveal source Anna Watson was previously employed by Provider Healthcare, LLC as a contractor for Access Omnicare, which in turn was and is a contractor for Tesla. Ms. Watson worked as a Physician’s Assistant at the Tesla Fremont factory, until she was terminated in retaliation for disagreeing with the treatment plan for a patient who reported to the Tesla Medical Center, which she felt was inappropriate. Not long after she was fired, Child Protective Services responded to an anonymous complaint falsely alleging that she was a drug addict who was endangering her children.

    Elon Musk Threatens a Recently Fired Employee in the Tesla Parking Lot

    On April 5, 2019, Bloomberg reported that Mr. Musk had allegedly pushed an employee in the Tesla parking lot, causing the Tesla Board of Directors to open an “investigation.” The Board found no evidence of wrongdoing. The allegations were nonetheless supported by several eye witnesses.

    Tesla Obtains a Temporary Restraining Against on a Citizen Journalist

    On April 19, 2019, Tesla obtained a temporary restraining order against Randeep Hothi, one of its critics, who used Twitter to share his concerns about the company’s false and misleading statements. Mr. Hothi had used his observations of Tesla’s factory conditions and vehicles to make relatively accurate predictions about the company’s future plans on a number of occasions. Tesla painted Mr. Hothi, a Ph.D. student, as someone who had attempted to physically harm its employees, without providing any direct evidence. The case is ongoing, though Mr. Hothi has denied Tesla’s allegations and there are no known police reports that would support them.

    Conclusion

    The formal title of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 is, “An act [t]o provide for the regulation of securities exchanges and of over-the-counter markets operating in interstate and foreign commerce and through the mails, to prevent inequitable and unfair practices on such exchanges and markets, and for other purposes.”

    As this letter demonstrates, the SEC is failing to live up to its congressional mandate. That any citizen could craft a letter of this length listing concern after documented concern about any single publicly traded company, no matter the industry, name, nature of its chief executive, or market capitalization, suggests a complete regulatory failure. And the concerns listed here are merely a sample.

    Tesla and Mr. Musk have literally and figuratively made a mockery of the the SEC, before and after it took both parties to court., Especially given that the SEC San Francisco Office Regional Director position has been vacant for months, the need for a formal investigation of the SEC’s handling of Tesla is both obvious and urgent. While the SEC may have already internally investigated some of the the issues raised by this letter, the lack of any follow-up action is disturbing and has already had detrimental effects on capital markets.

    Sincerely,

    [Your Name Here]

    CC: The Honorable Alison J. Nathan, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Mr. Nicklas Akers, Office of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
    Mr. Robert Rees, United States Department of Justice
    Mr. Steven Buchholz, Securities and Exchange Commission
    Ms. Erin Schneider, Securities and Exchange Commission
    Ms. Cheryl Crumpton, Securities and Exchange Commission
    Mr. Samuel Levine, Office of Federal Trade Commissioner Rohit Chopra
    Ms. Erie Meyer, Office of Federal Trade Commissioner Rohit Chopra
    Mr. Dan Bernal, Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
    Ms. Rohini Kosoglu, Office of Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA)
    Mr. David Grannis, Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
    The initiator of this letter is a guy called Aaron Greenspan who claims to have founded Facebook :rolleyes:

    Like the other Tesla troll skabooshka, Aaron also had a restraining order served against him !!

    5 Votes
  • Total loser

    https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/copyright-claims-dismissed-against-faceb-44525/

    [author: David Kluft]

    Software entrepreneur Aaron Greenspan claims not only to have been the original inventor of Facebook. He also claims to have been the original author of the story of Facebook, via his memoire, Authoritas: One Student’s Harvard Admissions and the Founding of the Facebook Era.

    However, yesterday Massachusetts Federal Magistrate Judge Robert Collings found that these claims were not sufficient to sustain a copyright lawsuit against Benjamin Mezrich, the author of The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, and the makers of the film, The Social Network, which was based on Mezrich’s book.

    According to Greenspan, the story began when he was an undergraduate at Harvard and created a website called “The Facebook.” One of his classmates, Mark Zuckerberg, sought Greenspan’s advice and copied his ideas, which led to the founding of the phenomenally popular social networking site. Greenspan charges that, as early as 2005, Zuckerberg was already constructing a false narrative about the founding of Facebook. A narrative that excluded Greenspan.

    In order to correct what he saw as an injustice, Greenspan did two things. First, he raised legal claims against Zuckerberg, which resulted in a confidential settlement in May 2009. Second, he wrote and published Autoritas, his own account of what actually happened.

    In 2008, Mezrich asked Greenspan for his cooperation in writing a fictional account of the founding of Facebook. When Greenspan refused, Mezrich went ahead with his own book anyway, citing Autoritas as a secondary source. After Mezrich’s book and The Social Network became commercial successes, Greenspan brought copyright infringement claims against Mezrich, his publisher and the filmmakers.

    Greenspan’s principal allegation was that Mezrich had copied Greenspan’s account of his own meeting with Harvard President Larry Summers in order to create a fictional account of a different meeting with President Summers (one that didn’t include Greenspan). Greenspan’s complaint contained about twenty statements about this meeting which he alleged were copied by Mezrich, ranging from a description of the office to his characterization of President Summers as “chubby."

    In order to prove copying in a copyright case, a plaintiff (in lieu of evidence of actual copying) must show that the defendant had access to the work, and that the works are substantially similar. But unfortunately for Greenspan, the Judge found that the two works just weren’t that similar. Judge Collings first put aside many of the plaintiff’s alleged instances of copied expression, holding that much of it was not protectable original expression in the first place. For example, the statement, “the president will see you now” is simply a cliché to denote the start of a meeting; and fragmentary words and phrases, such as the word “chubby” to describe President Summers, or “African-American” to describe his assistant’s ethnicity, are not subject to copyright protection as original expression.

    Once this unoriginal expression was removed from the equation, Judge Collings compared the protectable expression that was left (such as the description of President Summer’s unwelcoming manner) as a whole against the defendant’s work, and determined that any copying that may have occurred was not so extensive that an ordinary observer would find that the two works were substantially similar.

    In addition to recommending the dismissal of Greenspan’s copyright claims, Judge Collings also recommended dismissal of his remaining claims, which included defamation and false advertising.

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    Aaron Greenspan is unfit Oct 13, 2019

    Aaron Greenspan is completely mentally ill with absolutely no cure. He belongs in a Psychiatric Insitution for the mentally deranged. This insane guy cannot stop harassing people on Twitter.

    9 Votes
  • Aa
    Aaron Greenspan is unfit Oct 13, 2019

    NonProfit PlainSite Attacks People Online
    Random Tesla Fan
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    Oct 12 · 5 min read
    There is a guy by the name of Aaron Greenspan who hates Tesla very much. His hatred has made his heart angry and bitter and has turned him into a creepy stalker who uses his 501(c)3 Nonprofit organization to attack Tesla owners and supporters online. Before we dive into his list of victims with screenshots of his attacks, let’s take a look at his charity and the people who support it.
    PlainSite.
    PlainSite is a joint venture with Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation (same thing) which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in the United States. According to GuideStar, it’s mission is to use technology to assist people with disabilities.
    EIN: 34–1937820
    Address: 20560 SHELBURNE RD SHAKER HTS, OH 44122
    Principal Officer: Aaron Greenspan
    Who Supports This?
    Russel Mitchell of the LA Times is a contributor even though he has been told by multiple sources that PlainSite attacks and bullies people online. It seems that the LA Times is fine with their reporters contributing to online bullying.

    7 Votes
  • @Aaron Greenspan is unfit Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Organizations who have filed a 990-N (e-Postcard) annual electronic notice. Most small organizations that receive less than $50, 000 fall into this category.
    Tax Year 2018 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2018 (01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    956 Carolina Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    www.thinkcomputer.or g
    Tax Year 2017 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2017 (01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    500 Race Street Suite 4321
    San Jose, CA 95126
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    www.thinkcomputer.or g
    Tax Year 2016 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2016 (01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    500 Race Street Apartment 4321
    San Jose, CA 95126
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    www.thinkcomputer.or g
    Tax Year 2015 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2015 (01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 SHELBURNE RD
    SHAKER HTS, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    AARON GREENSPAND

    20560 SHELBURNE RD
    SHAKER HTS, OH 44122
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    WWW.MURFREESBORONCCH AMBEROFCOMMERCE.ORG
    Tax Year 2014 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2014 (01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    1132 Boranda Avenue
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    http://www.thinkcomp uter.org
    Tax Year 2013 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2013 (01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 441221941
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    1132 Boranda Avenue
    Mountain View, CA 940403145
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    http://www.thinkcomp uter.org
    Tax Year 2012 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2012 (01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    884 College Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    http://www.thinkcomp uter.org
    Tax Year 2011 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2011 (01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    884 College Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    http://www.thinkcomp uter.org
    Tax Year 2010 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2010 (01/01/2010 - 12/31/2010)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    884 College Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $50, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

    Website URL:
    http://www.thinkcomp uter.org
    Tax Year 2007 Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
    Tax Period:
    2007 (01/01/2007 - 12/31/2007)

    EIN:
    34-1937820

    Legal Name (Doing Business as):
    Think Computer Foundation

    Mailing Address:
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 441221941
    United States

    Principal Officer's Name and Address:
    Aaron Greenspan

    884 College Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 943061303
    United States

    Gross receipts not greater than:
    $25, 000

    Organization has terminated:
    No

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    http://www.thinkcomp uter.org
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hacking in to state and federal databases to download sealed and sensitive information

Neil S Greenspan VP and Treasurer for plainiste.org under fraudulent 501c non-profit called Think Computer

Aaron Greenspan aka Aaron Jacob Greenspan creator and owner of leagle.com and plainsite.org Aaron Greenspan's father Neil Sanford Greenspan from Shaker Heights, Ohio is the VP and Treasurer for this parasitical monetized website called plainsite.org and leagle.com.Both of these monetized websites are under fraudulent 501c's.
We know this because we have contacted the IRS' 501c office and have made inquiries. We are several people who have filed formal IRS 13909 complaints against Aaron Greenspan and his crazy father Neil Sanford Greenspan and his crazy mother Judith Keene Greenspan. She is a complete nut job! As well as this entire family/ They all have Psychiatric issues and should not even be allowed to roam the streets without being monitored and definitely not be allowed to go near a computer or upload people's personal and private legal cases from Pacer and other State Agencies.
We will not stop exposing this Sociopath Aaron Jacob Greenspan until he backs off and stops terrorizing people online with his monetized websites leagle.com and plainsite.org. Aaron Jacob Greenspan is roaming free because of our freedoms and great laws. In any other country Aaron Jacob Greenspan would be locked up in a Psychiatric Institution, placed on Haldol and never be allowed to go near a computer, smart phone or anybody's personal business. Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a serious danger to society.
If Aaron Jacob Greenspan keeps terrorizing, harassing, stalking and threatening us then we will continue to expose this slimy, sneaky little coward who is genetically demented. Currently Aaron Jacob Greenspan is making attempts to push down the truthful URL's about what a Psychopath he is and how he is intentionally destroying people's careers and reputations with no remorse and refuses to remove harmful URL's. Aaron Jacob Greenspan aka "Sociopath" is using his two monetized websites that he owns and runs called leagle.com and plainsite.org to now make attempts to push down URL's he does not like but are completely true. So, we will step it up now and come out with new information, a new website that is only dedicated to this Sociopath Aaron Jacob Greenspan and his Sociopath father Neil Sanford Greenspan.
This way Aaron Greenspan will not be able to threaten us to remove anything like he has been doing to other third party website and some have been falling for his hot air threats.
This guy is nothing but a joke and a loser.Now because Aaron Greenspan has broadened his online terrorizing, harassment and stalking we will now go full out and expose this Sociopath for what he really is a completely sick in the head Psycho.

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    Shut down plainsite.org Feb 02, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan is a complete Sociopath who should be legally barred from even touching a computer, smart device and or going near anyone's personal information. This individual is a complete Psycho! His father Neil S Greenspan is also the VP and Treasurer of plainsite.org and works at Case Western Reserve University. Can you believe it! This University should fire this [censor] for ruining people's careers and reputations in an intentional manner and committing tax fraud.

    118 Votes
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    ThinkComputerCorporation Aug 10, 2018

    @Shut down plainsite.org Aaron Greenspan is a Sociopath.

    72 Votes
  • @Shut down plainsite.org Neil should stop this harassment and shut the website down or at least remove names when someone requests it. Think Computer Foundation is just a scam to avoid paying the Irs. The fake 501C does not help educate children at all. Greenspan klan are all crazy.

    Neil S Greenspan
    Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Corresponding author. Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7288, USA. Telephone: (216) 368-1280. Fax: (216) 368-1357. E-mail: [email protected] (216) 368-1280

    Autism, evolution, and the inadequacy of ‘spectrum’
    Neil S Greenspan
    Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Volume 2018, Issue 1, 1 January 2018, Pages 213–216, https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoy025
    Published: 24 September 2018 Article history

    59 Votes
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    Fraud scam chairty Feb 15, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org 956 Carolina Street San Francisco CA 94107 address for home base locaation.

    54 Votes
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    Elon Musk Apr 14, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org He went to the press again with a fraud story.

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    'The founder of the original 'Facebook' has claimed that the social media platform has caused “countless deaths” by failing to protect users.

    Aaron Greenspan, who won a confidential pay-out from Facebook after claiming he came up with the concept for the social network first, has reopened his feud with Mark Zuckerberg by claiming the social media boss sacrificed safeguards on cyberbullying, extremists and data security to pursue growth at all costs.

    In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Mr Greenspan said Mr Zuckerberg had ignored his warnings and instead designed the platform to be as addictive as tobacco in order to recruit and keep users.
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    “Facebook’s addictive qualities may not kill anyone directly as cigarettes do every day but it is now established that the site has led to countless deaths, ” claimed Mr Greenspan, who created the 'Universal Face Book' at Harvard four months before Mr Zuckerberg registered Facebook.com and launched it incorporating features from Mr Greenspan's site.

    Mr Greenspan cited the recent leaked memo written by Facebook vice president Andrew Bosworth, in which he said the site's pursuit to "connect people" might "cost someone a life by exposing someone to bullies" or deaths in a "terrorist attack co-ordinated on our tools."'

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    Elon Musk Apr 14, 2019

    @Elon Musk https://www.davidicke.com/article/491894/facebook-founder-claims-social-media-site-caused-countless-deaths-failing-protect-users

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    Thinkcomp . Apr 24, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org Plenty of lawyers spend their time writing about the intersection of law and technology, but few if any are qualified to know what they’re talking about. Aaron Greenspan, on the other hand, knows about technology. Unfortunately, he learned a little something about law in the process.

    In 2004, shortly after graduating from college, I found a series of serious security flaws in one system after another, and even considered starting my career as a computer security consultant. I discovered that the username and password needed to control South Station’s merchant wireless network were “south” and “station, ” respectively (see http://www.thinkcomputer.com/cor…). I then realized that my company’s payroll vendor, a company called PayMaxx, was exposing my social security number, home address, and salary data, along with the data of many thousands of others (see http://www.thinkcomputer.com/cor…).

    No, he wasn’t sent a warm thank you for discovering security flaws. The company threatened to sue him instead. And yet he didn’t learn.

    As a slew of other security breaches appeared in the press in 2005, the GSA contracted with Unisys, a large government IT contractor, to build a software application called eOffer. The goal of the eOffer initiative was to automate the incredibly complex paper workflow necessary to approve companies for selling goods and services to the federal government. It was an expensive project requiring many programmers and resources. To secure the contract, Unisys employed one Jack Abramoff, among others, as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. via the law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP.

    When I signed up for eOffer I was informed that I needed a digital encryption certificate from AT&T, which I obtained and installed. It quickly became clear that the system had an enormous design flaw: anyone with such a certificate–and anyone could get one–could sign in as any company in the Department of Defense’s Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. At the time, approximately 400, 000 companies nationwide were registered, including of course every major defense contractor, technology company, and almost all of the Fortune 1000. Once signed in, it was possible to add fake records, delete legitimate records, and edit records. It was also clear that the system did not actually delete data properly, which carried additional security risks. (See http://www.thinkcomputer.com/cor… .)

    No, he didn’t get a medal. Instead, he got a visit from a couple of representatives of the government.

    Not long after, two armed federal agents appeared at my doorstep. One of them, who had no background in computer crime, handed me a copy of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, and told me that I should read it.

    When the government didn’t show its appreciation for Greenspan’s informing the inspector general of the GSA about its massive computer screw up, he went to the media, generating a New York Times article that revealed the problems. The government was not amused, which is why federal agents appeared to enlighten him. After going to Washington, paying a lawyer (“My lawyer, who sat silent for two hours as I answered the government’s questions, charged several thousand dollars, which the GSA refused to reimburse later on.”) and persuading the United States Attorney that he was not a malicious hacker, but just a guy trying to alert the government to some significant problems.

    The GSA was eventually constrained to deal with the issue, In it’s letter to Congress, GSA Acting Administrator David Bibb wrote:

    As a result of this weakness, GSA has revised its security practices and has begun to execute additional reviews during software development. This practice will enable GSA to identify vulnerabilities prior to placing the software into production,

    GSA takes the integrity of its systems seriously and will make every effort to ensure that weaknesses, such as discovered in eOffer, do not occur again.

    If you say so. But that doesn’t mean there wasn’t a bad person to blame:

    From the information provided, we determined that if the weakness described by the authorized user did exist, it could be exploited only by another authorized user and that the eOffer system was not exposed to unauthorized public access. Moreover, in order for even an authorized user to gain access to another party’s information, that user would have to abuse his or her system privileges and masquerade as another user by using the other party’s unique numerical identification code before any information could be accessed.

    That’s right, the problem wasn’t the security hole big enough to drive a virtual Mack truck through, but the evil abusive masquerading geek who would exploit it.

    The lessons about dealing with the government, rhetoric versus reality, are all too familiar to lawyers at the intersection of law and prosecution. The government doesn’t want to hear its baby is ugly, and won’t appreciate your information or candor. They will, however, make sure they aren’t to blame, which usually means you are. Somebody has to be, and its not going to be them.

    But there are lessons here for lawyers as well, not about the joys of federal agents or the vagueness of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. §1030. We already know that all too well. The message is that our newest, latest, coolest thing in the future of law, technology, the stuff that makes techno-lawyers ooze from every orifice, may be replete with problems, security issues, gaps, holes, whatever, and we wouldn’t have the slightest clue.

    We’re lawyers. Some may be more tech-savvy than others, but if they think they’ve got enough on the ball to find the gap that Unisys left behind, they’re nuts. We don’t know what we’re dealing with, and the best we can hope for is to trust that someone, somewhere did a far better job than we could in making sure that our groovy technological tool isn’t a monumental sinkhole of crap.

    Chances are pretty good that unless you happen to hang around with a geek like Greenspan, the only entity you have to trust is the enterprise that invented the tech itself, or the government. Is that good enough for you?

    As for some outsider who blows the whistle on technological flaws, consider how well Greenspan was treated for his efforts, and wonder how many others are prepared to stare down some armed federal agents more than once. This is the real intersection of law and technology, and it has nothing to do with how cool you would look carrying the iPad2.

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    Keith Lee
    May 18, 2011
    Coincidentally, I was just reading about a very similar situation in Australia. [Ed. note: link deleted.]

    I very much agree about lawyers and technology. I consider myself functionally literate in regards to information technology, but that’s a far stretch from expertise. Lawyers should definitely find a reliable IT consultant/company and lean on them hard.

    Along these lines, I recently got fed up with all the talk by legal consultant dweebs talking about the glories of cloud computing and outsourcing data. Not that I am necessarily opposed to law firms using cloud computing, but there seemed to be a lot of “blind leading the blind” in regards to the advice being given by consultants AND attorneys. So, I decided to look into it myself

    It took a bit of finagling, but I managed to get Google’s Senior Counsel for Global Compliance, (who wrote much of Google’s Terms of Service), on the phone for a conversation about law firms using Google’s cloud services. He had a very definitive take on the situation and expressed a more nuanced view than I have seen give by “experts.” I’m working on a post / article about it now.

    In the interim, if anyone out there is running a law firm and is using Google Consumer accounts for firm employees & lawyers – you should probably re-consider the idea.

    27 Votes
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    Judith Keene May 09, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org YES! plainsite.org needs to be shut down like yesterday. My cousin who lost her job because of this Sociopath filed all kinds of Tax complaints with the IRS against this guy and his father who we read is the Vice President. The complaints will continue to be filed until plainsite.org is shut down and these people get sued for monetary damages.

    28 Votes
  • @Shut down plainsite.org Help! How to remove old judgment from Google and PlainSite. Aaron Greenspan is a sociopath and is stalking me.
    An old judgment from 2008 is appearing at the top of page 1 of Google search results for my name. The California judgment is posted on plainsite.org as the top Google search result. However, the judgment was never renewed and is now expired and unenforceable, being older than 10 years, per CA law: http://www.courts.ca.gov/8207.htm

    I do not have to pay his extortion demands.

    Background: The judgment came at the darkest time of my life. I was gravely depressed and grieving multiple deaths of friends and family. Self-employed at that time but my clients were hurting from the 2007 recession and my work assignments dwindled. I was so depressed I became unable to function at the little work I could get. Maxed out my credit card with cash advances, then unable to make payments. Went on disability, and am now on retirement Social Security, which is my sole source of income. Age 67, no employment, no assets, no close kin, below poverty level, on food stamps and other public assistance programs.

    I never responded to any collection efforts, nor to service of papers. I was paralyzed by fear and didn't know what to do or say, so I did nothing at all.

    Auto-reply received by email www.plainsite.org
    Hello,

    Thanks for getting in touch with us. This message certifies that we have received your request, which has been assigned the tracking code [XXXXXXXX].

    We receive 5-10 requests per day, and have an extremely small staff. Therefore, it may take us anywhere from 1-60 days to respond to your request depending on volume, though we sometimes are able to reply sooner. Most requests are reviewed and addressed within 30 days.

    If your request involves a life-threatening situation, please reply to this message and let us know. Otherwise, we will do our best to address your request in the order it was received.

    Generally, please do not call us, send us multiple requests, mail us letters, or appear in person to our office. Such actions will not accelerate the review process, and may actually slow it down.

    Best regards,

    The PlainSite Team

    This week my search through online court records shows the original Oct 2008 filing, but there is nothing whatsoever of any renewal filing.

    I am trying to move from my current gov-subsided housing to something a bit better. However, if any prospective landlord googles my name, I won't stand a chance.

    Plainsite doesn't care whether a case is expired or not. As long as it's part of the public record, it's on their site and on Google search results for my name. That result doesn't appear on my name searches via Bing or Yahoo; I haven't tried any other search engines than those three.

    As I mentioned above, I obtained the info on my case by searching the online records, which are given on the website for the superior court of my county.

    I searched for my name... there is only the one case. I searched again for the case no. and got the same result. The judgment was filed in Oct 2008. The last action was in Nov 2008 when the creditor obtained an abstract of the judgment. (These are the same details as posted on plainsite.) The online case record shows no further action, therefore the judgment is expired as of Oct 2018, by Calif. law.

    Plainsite.org Think Computer Foundation doesn't care whether a case is expired or not. As long as it's part of the public record, it's on their site and on Google search results for my name. That result doesn't appear on my name searches via Bing or Yahoo; I haven't tried any other search engines than those three.

    25 Votes
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    Grossman kid May 16, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org YEP ON CAMPUS AT HARVARD THEY CALLED HIM "GROSSMAN kid"

    aaron greenspan used the information to EXTORT financal money out of facebook and ZUCK PAID the EXTORTION money.

    david then went to Aaron Greenspan who was running house systems at Harvard and asked him (under an email non disclosure agreement) to run Facebook on his site which he agreed to do.

    aaron greenspan used the (info) to extort financal money out of facebook and zuckerberg paid the extortion money and dave call it extortion

    U see zuckerberg new aaron greenspan new zuck had stolen the idea facebook .

    I sent all the emails copy to aaron greenspan:{ aaron sold him self off like a hooker standing on a street corner }

    https://www.msigeek.com/5982/interview-with-david-kirkpatrick-author-the-facebook-effect

    http://globalslaves.blogspot.com/2015/04/paul-ceglia-has-been-falsely-charged-by.html?m=1

    33 Votes
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    plainsite.org plainsiteorg May 26, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org Greenspan is a hacker rat who exposes data.

    http://hlrecord.org/2003/09/undergrads-silenced-by-college-administrators/

    Undergrads silenced by College administrators
    by The Record on September 25, 2003 in News
    BY JON LAMBERSON

    greenspan.jpg

    One of the most important elements of the Law School, according to Dean Kagan’s statement on the Harvard Law School website, is the “rich diversity of people, perspectives, and opinions” that can be found on campus. Law students expect to hear statements that they don’t agree with, both in the classroom and around campus, and we supposedly value the benefits of open and honest discussion.

    While our own school’s commitment to these ideals can be debated, one undergraduate student who tried to create his own forum for an open discussion recently found himself stymied and even threatened by Harvard College administrators and lawyers.

    Aaron Greenspan, a junior at Harvard College, saw a problem. He was stuck in a course that all his classmates agreed was terrible. The class, Economics 1010a, was so bad that the undergraduate paper, The Crimson, had written articles about it and the professor had even been replaced.

    Yet when Greenspan attempted to get signatures on a letter he drafted to the administration calling for changes, he found students reluctant to put their names down on paper. “They were afraid that there would be some sort of reprisals, ” said Greenspan.

    This led to an idea: Greenspan created a website where students could post anonymous comments about professors, classes and just about any other aspect of life at Harvard College. The site would be run by the Student Entrepreneurship Council (SEC), a student group which Greenspan headed.

    Greenspan dubbed the site “CriticalMass, ” after a comment by one Harvard administrator who said that student concerns are only responded to when there is a “critical mass” of complaints.

    Greenspan later expanded his site to include a place where students could sell and exchange textbooks, and also a web-based e-mail client where students could check their e-mail. He named the revamped site “houseSYSTEM, ” and placed the pages on-line in August 2003.

    “I expected some resistance from the house webmasters, ” said Greenspan. After all, his site would directly compete with both the undergraduate house websites, and also with the existing Harvard web-based e-mail client (which one administrator described to Greenspan as “horrible”).

    Harvard cracks down

    What Greenspan didn’t expect was a letter from Harvard College administrators threatening unspecified “disciplinary action” if he did not immediately turn over the names of all the users of his site.

    “The 400 people who signed up to use the site believed their information would be kept anonymous, ” said Greenspan. “I explained to the administration several times that I was not storing any passwords on my site.”

    Greenspan also offered to show the administrators the database that he was using without turning over names. However, once again they demanded that he turn over his entire user list. This time, they even threatened to discipline every student involved in the SEC, whether or not they had anything to do with Greenspan’s website.

    Greenspan, fearing suspension or even expulsion, turned over the names. He also sent an e-mail to the users of his site explaining his decision and apologizing for having to give out their private information. “I received some support, but also a lot of flame mail in response to that, ” said Greenspan.

    After convincing the administration that he was not storing passwords on his site, Greenspan asked if he could put houseSYSTEM back online. Yet administrators again looked for ways to block the site. This time, he received notification that he was infringing on copyright and trademark laws for using the Harvard name and shield without permission.

    Greenspan explained to administrators that the website was run by a valid undergraduate student group, the SEC. He also was careful to give credit to any material on his site that was copyrighted.

    “At one point they told me my copyright message was inadequate because I included the word ‘The’ before ‘President and Fellows of Harvard University, '” exclaimed a frustrated Greenspan, “and if you look at the Harvard website, their copyright statement is exactly the same as mine.”

    Seeking counsel

    Greenspan had to contact private attorneys in order to help him challenge the infringement claims of the University, as the College provided him with no legal counsel.

    “Jay Ellison, the Lowell House Senior Tutor, supposedly served as my conduit to the rest of the administration, ” said Greenspan, but he noted that the arrangement was awkward because Ellison also served as the house disciplinarian and had to enforce the policies handed down by the Office of General Counsel and other administrators.

    “I thought about contacting The Berkman Center [at HLS], ” said Greenspan, “but they had never been responsive in the past so I didn’t think it would be worthwhile.”

    Today Greenspan’s site is finally online, and it has almost 1, 000 users. There is still no e-mail access capability because of administration concerns about passwords, despite the fact that Greenspan turned over the entire database to them. “I also still haven’t heard if they ever deleted the personal information I sent to them, ” said Greenspan. He noted that there has never been any security breach involving his site.

    When asked if this ordeal had made him consider a career in law, Greenspan replied, “I’ve had a lot of people tell me that I should go into law, but I’m not sure I want to.” He then added, “but my Mom is going to help me find some gifts for my lawyers. I really owe them.”

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    plainsite.org plainsiteorg May 26, 2019

    @Shut down plainsite.org Read about how he hacked and got away with it. This sicopath taunts and gets away with it.

    https://www.plansponsor.com/paymaxx-closes-w-2-site-after-security-hole-found/

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    February 25, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Online payroll service provider PayMaxx closed its automated W-2 site this week after a researcher claimed that two security holes had exposed data on more than 25, 000 people.
    By Fred Schneyer

    Aaron Greenspan, president of Think Computer, asserted in a paper posted on his firm’s Web site that the security problems at PayMaxx allowed all site viewers view the W-2 forms generated for employees of PayMaxx’s clients for the last five years, according to a CNET News.com report.

    Greenspan, a former PayMaxx customer, said he discovered the alleged problems in the company’s system more than two weeks ago, after he received notification that his W-2 tax form was available online for download and printing. He said he found the problem when the link to access the W-2 included an ID number and he wondered whether the company had protected against an obvious security problem: adding one to the ID number to get the next form.

    According to the CNET News report, Greenspan found that another person’s W-2 was downloaded and readable. The vulnerability could have allowed employees at PayMaxx’s clients to access more than 25, 000 W-2 forms for last year and the W-2 forms for years back to 2000, he said.

    PayMaxx told CNET that a third-party security company was investigating the allegations. “No system in the world is 100% secure from a sophisticated and determined hacker, ” the Tennessee-based payroll company said in a statement sent to CNET News.com. “PayMaxx has made and continues to make every effort to secure its system against any breach.”

    Greenspan said his investigation also revealed that PayMaxx’s database contained a record for testing that contained a Social Security number of 000-00-0000 and a password of all zeros. That could allow anyone to log into the site and then use the lack of authentication to sequentially download all the W-2 forms, Greenspan said.

    PayMaxx confirmed that the test account did exist as described in Greenspan’s paper, but took issue with other allegations. The company stated that from a review of Greenspan’s paper, it had found several of his claims to be inaccurate, but did not specify which claims.

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    Liz want name removed Jul 07, 2019

    @[email protected] (216) 368-1280 Fraud Neil Greenspan is a fraud and harrassment.
    Neil Greenspan has a created a stigma. Neil oy cares about making a quick buck.

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    Five Decades of Autism Awareness: What Have We Achieved?
    April 29, 2019
    After much work and little progress, are we like Sisyphus, pushing our autism boulder up the hill, then failing to see fruits of our efforts?
    Autism Awareness logos abound, but meaningful solutions remain elusive.
    Autism Awareness logos abound, but meaningful solutions remain elusive.

    By Neil Greenspan, MD, PhD

    In 1970, the Autism Society of America created the first Autism Awareness Month. So, as I write in April 2019, we have had five decades of efforts to increase sensitivity to individuals with this condition — which is actually a constellation of conditions — affecting neural development, communication, social interaction, and behavior. While these annual commemorations may have increased awareness of autism, the extent to which they have enhanced insight into and improved the lives of people with autism is unclear.

    Awareness campaigns may even backfire by creating false impressions. One limitation of disability-specific campaigns such as Autism Awareness Month is that they typically promote experiences of individuals with diseases or disabilities that conform to a preferred pattern. For the individual at the center of attention for one of these human-interest stories, obstacles are faced, struggles ensue, and there is an emotionally satisfying success in the end. Iterations of this narrative arc in relation to autism have undoubtedly engaged some non-disabled people who might otherwise not have paid attention, but they have also tended to obscure many dire realities as well.

    Too many media outlets prefer to present only the stories, even if unrepresentative, that have a relatively happy ending and will be perceived as uplifting by the audience. Meanwhile, the bottom line for our population is the inadequacy and sometimes even cruelty of systems and services nominally in place to assist those with autism, especially adults. True autism awareness requires clarity about areas where progress is desperately needed. Here are some of them.

    Mental and Behavioral Health Care: The first arena of tremendous need is basic behavioral and mental health treatment. In my experience, most physicians specializing in the treatment of autism focus on children and possibly adolescents and do not treat adults. Meanwhile, psychiatrists and perhaps some neurologists who do treat adults with autism tend to focus too narrowly on prescribing medications. Furthermore, there are currently zero drugs that are FDA-approved specifically for the core clinical manifestations of autism. The FDA has approved two drugs for aggression in the context of autism (the antipsychotics risperidone [Risperdal] and aripiprazole [Abilify]). However, they do not necessarily address the defining symptoms associated with autism, or, in some cases, even the symptoms they are supposed to treat.

    The drugs that are employed typically require a laborious and largely empirical process (i.e. trial and error, with emphasis on the error) that can be excruciatingly difficult for the patient and the family as increasing doses are tried until a positive effect can be discerned, preferably in the absence of intolerable side effects. Knowing what effects, either good or bad, are attributable to the new medication is often uncertain and can create additional burdensome appointments with yet more doctors, not to mention stress. Even so, many of these drugs are only modestly effective or are ineffective while the side effects may be barely tolerated or intolerable. Some of these side effects, such as weight gain, dizziness, or heat insensitivity can be quite serious in the full context of family life even if the prescribing physician regards them as minor. Consequently, the current standard of care for adults with autism is embarrassingly inadequate for many patients.

    So have decades of awareness resulted in significantly improved interventions for adults with autism? It seems the answer is no in spite of the sometimes extensive efforts of parents, or other caregivers, to find the necessary care.

    General Medical Care: A second problem is medical services for the endless variety of other ailments experienced by many adults with autism. Some adults with autism, even if highly verbal, may not be able to describe their symptoms in as detailed a manner as their doctors would prefer, resulting in a lower quality of care than might otherwise be the case. In the current time-pressured medical environment, the tendency for some physicians to become impatient with those affected by autism, who may require more time and effort than other patients, can also undermine the quality of care. The establishment of a specialized general medical service for adult patients with autism at the Wexner Medical Center affiliated with Ohio State University is a bright spot but also reflects my strong impression that few family physicians or internists elsewhere are effective in interacting with and treating members of this population.

    A further complication is that individuals with autism often suffer from multiple other complaints affecting the central nervous system or other bodily systems. These other conditions can include, but are not limited to, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), epilepsy, gastrointestinal problems, and difficulty sleeping. Treatment for these other conditions or symptoms will frequently require appointments with other specialists. A lack of coordinated care, which is more often than not the case, adds to the burden of parents or other caregivers.

    Another obstacle to appropriate medical care is that when autistic adults live apart from family members, home care providers may be reluctant to take clients to doctor visits for a variety of reasons: a tendency to dismiss the concerns of people with disabilities, a preference for minimizing effort, constraints imposed by having to deal with the needs of multiple clients in group homes, and minimal medical knowledge. A related factor contributing to less than optimal well-being in such residential settings is that the diets of individuals with disabilities may contain too many calories and too few nutrients. Of comparable importance, their levels of physical activity may be less than is necessary for optimal or even decent health.

    With some exceptions, it is hard to see how decades of autism awareness have resulted in improved access to general medical care for adults with autism even when caregivers devote hours to finding the most appropriate physicians.

    Community Services: Adults with autism typically lack the cognitive and adaptive skills to function independently, and require disability programs to provide care, paid or volunteer work, social and recreational opportunities, and community engagement. However, the supply of these programs is not keeping pace with increasing demand. Providers are not paid adequately and many are shutting their doors, while waitlists for these Medicaid-funded programs grow longer in many states. The autism housing crisis is acute across the country, and will only be exacerbated as the parents grow older and too infirm to care for their disabled grown children.

    In many cases, the extent of individual attention required necessitates monthly expenses that are astonishingly high and therefore completely out of reach for the vast majority of families. For example, earlier this year we spoke to an individual with multiple relevant credentials who provides customized in-home services — and charges $250 per hour for her services. More recently, we contacted a residential therapeutic facility in another state to assess its suitability for a family member and learned that the services offered are about $25, 000 per month.

    Furthermore, in spite of stereotypes, many individuals with autism want friends and seek social acceptance and engagement. However, limitations in social skills may cause them to be anxious in social settings and may create situations that make nondisabled people less likely to become friends. One result is that many adults with autism are extremely lonely. I see an epidemic of isolation among young autistic adults, who need to find their micro-communities within their own communities. But such services are in short supply.

    Again, it is difficult to see how decades of autism awareness has produced an adequate community care system for adults disabled by autism. No matter how hard parents search for an appropriate residential arrangement for an affected family member, they cannot find it if it does not exist.

    Employment: For those with sufficient cognitive skills, finding and maintaining employment is challenging. They can run afoul of fellow employees and supervisors because they react too strongly to impolite comments or critical feedback from other employees or from customers or clients. Affected individuals may also fail to abide by what are viewed (at a given workplace) as customary patterns of behavior. One consequence is that adults with autism, even those who are deemed “high functioning” continue to have relatively low employment rates.

    Summing up, in spite of decades of awareness campaigns, necessary services are profoundly inadequate, and I do not see on the horizon solutions in many of areas, be it mental health, general medical care, community services and housing, or employment. Sure, iPads, behavioral therapies, and palliatives described in some books — such as Disney movies, Siri, medical cannabis and road trips — may be helpful at times, but current, stable and long-term options are unsatisfactory for the overwhelming majority of people. Consequently, the efforts of parents, other family members, or unrelated caregivers supporting adults with autism are analogous to Sisyphus* of the ancient Greek myth – metaphorically rolling a boulder up a hill only to have it roll down again endlessly. Awareness is clearly not enough. We need well-conceived action now.

    Neil Greenspan, MD, PhD is an immunologist and clinical pathologist in the Department of Pathology at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. The opinions expressed are solely his own and should not be interpreted as representing the official views of the institutions with which he is affiliated.

    * In Greek mythology, Sisyphus, because of various tricks he had played on lesser gods, was punished for eternity by Zeus to roll a boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down, in an endless cycle.

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    Debra Rich
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    I agree with what Karen Delaney said and have experienced first hand the lack of training in medical staff. My son needed an EEG to rule out seizures. For many months he's exhibited bizarre and concerning behaviors that have elements of movement disorder, elements of seizure activity but strongly tied with anxiety. His teachers were puzzled and concerned as were we, they had gone on for many months since getting him off Risperdal, and we wanted answers. We live in CT and only minutes away from Yale Children's Hospital. The chief of pediatric neurology was the attending physician. There was even this wonderful autism nurse who visited our room with a whole sensory kit with anything my son could need or want. I thought we were in great hands. My son was anesthetized so they could hook up the EEG leads. I was ordered out of the OR. A short time later I was called down saying he was awake. When I got there, he had managed to rip off all the EEG leads and his IV. The OR nurses who were with him said they could not stop him. I personally think they left him alone to attend other patients but I can't prove that. I was treated very rudely for even asking if we could try again. We were sent back to the recovery room where we started. My son proceeded to get very sick from the anesthesia as it wore off. He hadn't eaten anything since dinner the previous day and it was now 3 pm. There were no apologies, no sympathy from the OR staff. Finally the chief of neurology came to see us. Again, no apologies or sympathy. He treated me with condescension, said basically if he were having a seizure I'd know it. YES! I know what a grand mal seizure looks like, my son used to have them!!! Then he said, "Well, I can put him on an anti-convulsant, see what happens." I was very disappointed. I wanted ANSWERS!!! Not more drugs!!! One of the best pediatric hospitals in the country and they had very little to offer. The autism nurse with the sensory kit is a great first step towards making Yale more autism-friendly, but the same level of compassion and training is needed in the OR. In hindsight I should have insisted on staying by his side the entire time, in future I will!! But staff should be prepared for patients who try to pull off EEG leads, rip out IV's, rip open their surgery stitches, etc. They should be trained on how to re-direct this behavior, or insist that parents of autistic non-verbal kids stay with them the whole time to help the OR staff care for their children. This was a tremendous waste of valuable time, money, and resources and worst of all, my son was cruelly traumatized for nothing and we still don't know if there is seizure activity we need to be concerned about.

    Karen Delaney
    2 months ago · 1 Like

    This is hitting home right now and I think the author glazed over one point. Let me back up and give you today's story. Got a call from my son's full time mentor - my son had a meltdown while walking to the car and put his head through the read window of an SUV. Blood everywhere and ambulance called. They were 40 minutes away but the ambulance brought him to my local hospital. I got there easily 25 minutes before them and tried to get them to generate the registration so he wouldn't have to wait or listen to people chatter - no go - that's not how we do it. I tried to speak to a nurse to prep them for what may or may not happen - he's nearly 22 - 285 pounds and 6 foot. "I'll see if they have time" ...they did not. I said he will need to be sedated - he can't just wait here...he will need something. I brought his meds from home - can I give him some? "No, we have a much better pharmacy than you do"... After waiting nearly 2 hours with less than 10 minutes of human interaction my son flew off the stretcher and started to hit me across the head and face...I managed to hit the nurse call button and they ran in and tackled my son - face down (with a bleeding forehead and nose and bruising eyes) and pinned him down... this has killed people because of the inability to breath... then the charge nurse snarled at me that his staff wouldn't have been put at risk for injury if I hadn't questioned his med suggestion that the doctor randomly brought up with no real conviction or information. So now I'm looking at my son - covered in blood with 5 people laying on top of him giving him a shot in the hip and gettting snarled at for questioning something... The shot worked - 6 hours later we were walking out of the ER with my son stitched up... the doctor never came back before she left her shift to check on us. The charge nurse never came back to check on things. One technician showed some compassion - ONE... I asked for paper and a pen to write my son a schedule while he was escalating and they gave him a crayon!!! So an employee's car is broken and we will be paying for that, my son had an ambulance ride, a horrific ER visit and has 5 stitches and multiple new scars. I have such frustration and anger right now. Here's the real kicker to the whole story... I was a supervisory RN at this hospital for 25 years until I retired 16 years ago because of my son's needs. I am not clueless... I know how this should have gone down. I know and I asked... and they were not about to give or bend. There will be some letters and phone calls tomorrow and there had better be some training for some piss poor ER staff that I met today.

    So the point that I think the author may have touched on but not enough is the lack of training in the medical staff generally. Docs unfortunately now have a "hands off" approach and only get dirty when they have to - and it seems the rest of the staff is adopting the same philosophy

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    Dr. Neil S. Greenspan Sep 04, 2019

    @[email protected] (216) 368-1280 Fraud Dr. Neil S. Greenspan is a professor of pathology at Case Western Reserve University and senior editor of the open access journal “Pathogens and Immunity.”

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  • @ThinkComputerCorporation Warnig warnings . Dr. Neil S Greenspan logs into Department of Justice to reveal the medications that are prescribed and then uses it against you. Aaron Greenspan and Dr. Neil Greenspan did it to me.

    Submit complaints to https://www.bbb.org/us/ca/san-jose/profile/computer-services/think-computer-corporation-1216-718733

    https://www.bbb.org/us/oh/cleveland/profile/college-and-university/case-western-reserve-university-0312-25001478

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  • @ThinkComputerCorporation Neil S Greenspan is a nut obsessed with stalking Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. Neil posts private information all over the web and is crying about Facebook privacy?? Hey dumb Doc @@ Facebook is free and thats how they make money. BY THE Dumb doc Facebook will remove private information unlike your plainsite.org website you stupid nut.

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    PRESIDENT DREW FAUST’S comments (“Focus on Faust, ” July-August, page 46) regarding the need for a “reassessment of Facebook and other social media” (as the magazine put it) since Mark Zuckerberg’s 2017 Commencement speech are disappointingly lacking in specificity and seem designed to avoid confronting the real issues relating to Facebook. The implication that it was only after the revelation of the inappropriate use of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica that it was necessary “to ask broader questions…” is not supported by the facts.

    Were Faust and the members of the Corporation and the Board of Overseers unaware of the extremely numerous reports in widely read publications over many years regarding the cavalier attitude toward user privacy of Facebook leadership (e.g.: https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-a-history-of-mark-zuckerberg-apologizing/?mbid=BottomRelatedStories), in conjunction with evidence that the company leadership clearly prioritized growth and profit over user welfare despite protestations to the contrary? Were the leaders of the University also unaware of the repeated instances of Facebook having to “adjust” the numbers and methods for publicly reported advertising metrics (e.g., https://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2016/11/17/more-bugs-found-in-facebooks-ad-metrics-to-the-dismay-of-advertisers/#481f0abe2a85)? One might have thought that these widely reported and well-known realities would have weighed heavily against inviting Zuckerberg to deliver a commencement address at an institution that claims to prize, as its highest value, “veritas.”

    Neil Greenspan ’75
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    https://www.harvardmagazine.com/2018/11/cambridge-02138

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  • @Shut down plainsite.org Aaron Greenspan was arrested for violating U.S. Code Title 18 Section 1030, otherwise known as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.

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    Ahmod Illustrates Dec 02, 2019

    @ThinkComputerCorporation File a complaint and report these freaks.

    https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Business/Services-for-Charities/File-a-Nonprofit-Complaint

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  • @Shut down plainsite.org Report Think Computer Foundation aaron greenspan www.plainsite.org fake Charity :

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  • @ThinkComputerCorporation https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.xautoworld.com/news/tesla-fans-attacked/amp/

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  • @ThinkComputerCorporation X Auto
    Nonprofit involved in cyberbullying Tesla community is being funded by journalists, Elon Musk responds to the situation
    Iqtidar Ali
    4 months ago
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    Several Tesla fans and community members are reporting a Nonprofit organization named ‘PlainSite’ is either directly or indirectly involved in bullying or even threatening them for supporting Elon Musk’s vision and mission of a sustainable future.

    Active Tesla community members like Steve and Johnna (artist and writer for CleanTechnica) report that several Elon Musk and Tesla fans have been attacked by PlainSite or its founder/owner Aaron Greenspan.

    When steve pointed the followers to a Medium article published by an unknown Tesla fan detailing the bullying and doxxing activities of PlainSite and their accomplices, Elon Musk responded to this as ‘Super messed up situation!’.

    Elon Musk took action immediately and tagged the LA Times owner Dr. Pat Soon-Shiong in his next tweet to let him know the shady activities of one of his senior journalists, donating to a fake fund that is involved in bullying and attacking Tesla owners, enthusiasts, and fans.

    Omar Qazi is a software engineer and entrepreneur from California has been one of the prime targets of this organization’s attacks just because of his status as a Tesla community influencer and a Tesla car owner.

    PlainSite also publicly posted and entire email conversation between Elon Musk and Aaron Greenspan which includes asking Elon about the Tesla community influencers and accusing Elon of being a liar and a deceiver.

    Looks like PlainSite funded by a group of journalists who are TSLA shorts as well is constantly targeting Tesla community members from around the world, like Viv from Germany who makes great Tesla and SpaceX videos, she’s been harassed by this outlet for gaining the attention of Tesla CEO Elon Musk this year.

    Looks like the smear campaign against Tesla and Elon Musk is a joint venture between the LA Times and PlainSite that is funded by the same journalists, recent LA Times posted an article about ‘Smart Summon’ that spreads fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD), calling it a ‘glitchy science experiment (link not included intentionally to not give traffic to this Clickbait fluff).

    The other Tesla community members and influencers at the target of PlainSite are but not limited to Earl of Frunkpuppy (@28delayslater) and Musk AF (@AfMusk) — but the active Tesla community is going to fight FUD till the end, like Tesla Owners Silicon Valley worked with USA Today on a positive Smart Summon article.

    Howevre, the TSLAQ and the gang is also targeting website comments sections of Teslarati, CleanTechnica, InsideEVs, and ours, accusing the auto jounalists and authors of these sites to be on Tesla payroll, that’s a big lie.

    Recently one of the top Norwegian TV show gave Tesla kind of Free promotion, should they also be accused of being paid by Tesla to do so, certainly not, these accusers don’t understand emotion, mission and passion for sure so they only see things from the perspective of profit and money, this is what they worship.

    How To Fight Back
    A nonprofit charity should not be online bullying people, but they are. And they are financially supported by members of the media, who often criticize Elon Musk and help Tesla Q in their stock manipulation fraud. We can’t prove this, but if it looks like shit, smells like shit, it is most likely shit.

    However, we can fight back. All nonprofit organizations are regulated by the IRS. It’s really easy to report this one and you do not have to be a U.S. Citizen to report this fraudulent charity to the IRS.

    Download this form from the IRS.

    Fill it out. You can do this anonymously and be sure to check the box saying that you want to protect your identity.
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    Be sure to use the name of the nonprofit: Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation. PlainSite is just their ‘project’. (Further Read: NonProfit PlainSite Attacks People Online)

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  • PlainSite.org is nothing more to than a data mining company disguised as do-gooder website to “help people find legal cases”.
    Report Aaron Jacob Greenspan to the IRS and other Federal Agencies.

    This individual is a criminal.

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    Fraudster Aaron Greenspan Mar 28, 2018

    A WRITING BY AARON JACOB GREENSPAN OWNER OF plainsite.org

    Dear Ms. Burns,

    I was a friend and colleague of Aaron Swartz, an internet activist who died one year ago on January 11, 2013. One of Aaron’s main interests was open access to public information.

    It has come to my attention that Xerox is responsible, through its ACS division, for several court system web sites, including at least three in California. These sites presently bear extremely restrictive disclaimers prohibiting public use of public information, to the point of sheer absurdity. I’ve written a brief post about the issue, which you can find here:

    http://www.plainsite.org/articles/article.html?id=5

    I realize that this is something that ACS and then Xerox inherited from a string of corporate acquisitions, but I’d appreciate a response nonetheless. I am sure the public would appreciate Xerox acknowledging that it is allowed to use the information it already owns.

    Sincerely,

    Aaron

    The public needs to start filing IRS Form 13909 501c complaints against Aaron Jacob Greenspan and his father Neil Sandford Greenspan, so that they are put out of business. Now Aaron Jacob Greenspan also has some other monetized websites under fake names and addresses, that will be later uploaded. All the websites that Aaron Jacob Greenspan owns are dedicated to ruining people's careers, so that people will then pay to have the URL's removed. Usually through a third party, as he makes every attempt to avoid criminal prosecution for his criminal activities.

    The following are some URL's on how to get hold of the IRS Form 13909 501c complaint form, that will then need to be sent to the following address:
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service
    Tax Exempt and Government Entitities
    Mail Stop 4910 DAL
    1100 Commerce Street
    Dallas, Texas 7524242-1027

    Form 13909 Tax-Exempt Organization Complaint (Referral)
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    Instructions for Form 13909, Tax-Exempt Organization Complaint (Referral) General Information The information provided on this form will help the Internal Revenue ...
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    PS: If there is any other vicious website that is harming you, your career and life then use the above mentioned form and send the complaints right out.

    There are many other harmful websites out there right now such as:
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    These monetized websites are also affiliated with Aaron Jacob Greenspan. There are more but the list is too long to write here.

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    Aaron-Greenspan-IRS-Fraud Apr 26, 2018

    @Fraudster Aaron Greenspan Aaron Jacob Greenspan was NEVER friends with Aaron Swartz. In fact, Aaron Swartz would NEVER associate with a piece of shiitt like Aaron Jacob Greenspan.

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    “US Money Transmission Laws Are Worthless and Unconstitutional”
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    Interview with Aaron Greenspan, Harvard graduate, original creator of “The Facebook, ” payments innovator, and autodidact non-lawyer. (PART ONE)

    Having been a teen tech entrepreneur, during college at Harvard in 2003 Aaron created the predecessor to Facebook, Inc., which also happened to be called “The Facebook.” In 2009, he entered into a settlement agreement with Facebook, Inc. as well as his classmate Mark Zuckerberg, and then had the opportunity to figure out what he wanted to do next, so he followed a long-standing interest in payment systems and decided to try and tackle mobile payments. From 2008 through early 2011, he invested essentially every piece of time, energy and capital at his disposal into making his payments initiative, called FaceCash, widely regarded as a success—until he was told that he would be thrown in federal prison by a state bureaucrat.

    As you will soon see, to say that Aaron does not mince his words is the understatement of the century, so I am aware of the risks I am taking by presenting his strong point of view here. However, even though I do not necessarily subscribe to Aaron’s views and approaches, I decided to take the plunge and honor the spirit of this blog. I believe the current BitLicense proposal debate, and the nascent crypto-currency industry will be greatly enriched with his life experience and rigorous–and ruthless–analysis of the United States regulatory landscape.

    Because Aaron provided a lot of links and additional material, I decided to split the interview into three parts:

    – PART ONE: REGULATION AND INNOVATION IN THE UNITED STATES

    – PART TWO: BITCOIN, COMMUNISM AND THE SURVEILLANCE STATE

    – PART THREE: A YOUNG FINTECH ENTERPRENEUR’S DAY OF RECKONING

    Here goes PART ONE. Enjoy and may your thoughts be provoked!

    PART ONE: INNOVATION, REGULATION AND THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS

    “The vast majority of my competitors operate today without a license in any state, or operated for years without them until I sued them in federal court.”

    Juan: You and many others have argued that a ‘gotcha’ attitude in law-enforcement and irrational regulation are hampering innovation. What would a ‘sane regulatory environment’ look like in your view?

    Aaron: A sane regulatory environment would have at least two fundamental differences relative to the regulatory environment now. The first difference is that it would be managed from Washington, D.C. at the federal level, and not at the state level. The second difference is that it would involve at least some use of automatic, digital regulation mechanisms—not auditors who show up every four years with a pencil and a legal pad to scribble down some notes. In this day and age, the payment system is a collection of Internet-based computer systems, and because of that, it makes no sense to regulate it based upon geographic state boundaries using tools that are fundamentally unable to interface with computers.

    As for the “gotcha” mentality, so far the only company subjected to it appears to have been mine. The vast majority of my competitors operate today without a license in any state, or operated for years without them until I sued them in federal court. So to me the regulatory environment, at least in California, looks more like a libertarian paradise, which is just as bad. Generally, I don’t think regulation is a panacea, and I obviously think the state money transmission statutes are incredibly stupid and harmful. But I understand why consumer protection laws and mechanisms exist (the FDIC model is excellent), and as I’ve told the CEO of at least one well-known Bitcoin company, I really do believe in equal protection under the law. It’s part of our Constitution, and so I expect that if I have to obey the law, so does everyone else.

    “Right now we have a money transmission framework that protects a handful of specific corporate actors”

    Juan: In your public testimonies to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau you talk at length about the problems with money transmission regulation in general.

    Aaron: Well, it’s certainly true that the testimony I submitted to the United States Senate committees that were investigating “virtual currency, ” i.e. Bitcoin, was very long, and the subsequent comment letter I sent to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was maybe even longer, but there’s good reason for that. The regulatory system is unbelievably complex to start with, and the resulting problems are correspondingly complex. Every word I wrote is there for a reason. You can find the Senate testimony here, and the CFPB comment from my company, Think Computer Corporation, here. (I would have actually written them both from Think, but I wasn’t sure if companies could actually submit written testimony to Congress; I’ve since learned that they can. Next time!) Since writing both of those, I have learned through public records requests that various bureaucrats in the state regulatory agencies were fairly alarmed to see that I had been allowed to present testimony, and Promontory Financial Group even did an analysis of how much press my testimony had received. I think that tells you something.

    The questions we really need to be asking as an industry and as a country are who do we want to protect, how much, and what might unintended consequences look like? Right now we have a money transmission framework that protects a handful of specific corporate actors: Western Union, MoneyGram, Travelex, American Express, and banks. It protects them in a comprehensive manner: they expend virtually no capital as a fraction of their assets on writing and maintaining laws that are impossible for new competitors to comply with, and in return, they get a monopoly. The unintended consequences are grim: the broken patchwork of financial laws enables a thriving illegal drug trade that has contributed to unprecedented war-like violence in Mexico, and has exacerbated the biases that African-Americans and other minorities caught up in the drug trade already suffer from, especially in cities.

    This looks nothing like a proper regulatory regime, and that is because it is not. It’s economic protectionism run amok. A proper regulatory regime would not protect consumers in name only; it would actually protect consumers in real life. It would do so by providing a backstop for financial fraud and by streamlining detection and enforcement of money laundering violations. There would be few side effects other than encouraging consumers to spread their deposits among multiple institutions to avoid exceeding insurance caps—which anyone who believes in portfolio diversification should support anyway.

    “U.S. money transmitter laws and licenses are worthless and unconstitutional seven different ways”

    Juan: In your list of proposed solutions, you talk about harmonization of money transmission statutes. Why do you think that all the efforts made by, for example, the NMTA (National Money Transmitters Association), and other groups representing other MSBs (e.g., FiSCA), have failed?

    Aaron: I don’t know much about previous efforts to harmonize money transmission laws (MTLs), but my general sense is that the lobbying has been pretty spotty and weak in Washington, nor has there been there a clear enough example until recently of where the regulations have gone wrong. The financial crisis in 2008 also presented financial regulators with multiple, simultaneous ten-alarm fires to put out—which I would argue they only did by smothering them in explosive powder that has yet to ignite—but money transmission problems were just a wisp of smoke by comparison.

    Juan: If MT laws were to be harmonized or simplified, wouldn’t it be unfair to all of the previous companies who have had to invest in complying with the current regime (including, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Square and Paypal)?

    Aaron: It’s kind of difficult to argue that this has ever been about fairness. First of all, the current system is in place only because a bunch of huge financial incumbents asked for it. So it’s clearly not “unfair” for the populace to ask for the system that giant companies rigged to be un-rigged—it merely removes the existing ill-gotten advantage. As for the technology companies that decided to go along for the ride, that was their decision to make. The technology lobby with its billions in combined revenue could have pretty easily rivaled Western Union and MoneyGram if it had decided that was what it wanted to do, but I’m sure meetings were had and decisions were made not to fight that battle. So, if tomorrow the money transmitter laws went away and state licenses were worthless (which, they already are in a sense, because the laws are unconstitutional seven different ways), basically all of these technology companies could just keep doing what they were doing, but with lower costs and streamlined regulations. That seems like a win-win to me for everyone but the Money Services Round Table (Note: The Money Services Round Table is a lobbying group representing the interests of the largest U.S. licensed money transmitters).

    “State money transmission laws place far too much unfettered authority in the hands of unelected bureaucrats.”

    Juan: What are the seven ways in which MTLs are unconstitutional?

    Aaron: The (at least) seven ways money transmission laws are arguably unconstitutional are:

    Pursuant to the dormant commerce clause, Congress cannot delegate its Constitutional power to regulate interstate commerce (money transmission) to the states because doing so violates the Pike test, which is to say that it does more harm than good;
    Money transmission today takes place almost exclusively over the Internet, and according to ALA v. Pataki, the Internet is exclusively within the regulatory domain of the federal government. 18 U.S.C. § 1960 was written in 1992, before the commercial Internet existed. Relatedly, it is often impossible to tell or pinpoint where a mobile payment has geographically taken place, leading to a commerce clause paradox;
    State money transmission laws, and especially California’s, place far too much unfettered authority in the hands of unelected bureaucrats, who can reject an application “for any other reason” according to California’s money transmission statute. See City of Lakewood v. Plain Dealer Publishing.
    Rejection of a money transmission license application in one state starts a domino effect where other states are more likely to reject an applicant who has already been rejected elsewhere, which causes an unreasonable burden on interstate commerce;
    At least one state law, California’s, requires an applicant to apply in writing and pay a non-refundable $5, 000 fee before actually knowing the full tangible net worth requirements to apply, which vary on a case-by-case basis, violating the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment;
    Some states (again, California) consider their money transmission laws “better” than those of other states, and so even having a license in Alabama may not permit a California company to do business as a money transmitter in Alabama, again leading to a commerce clause paradox;
    State regulators admit that they are biased against certain types of applicants (small businesses or businesses who have not applied nationwide), in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
    “A sane regulatory environment would be managed at the federal level, and involve the use of automatic, digital regulation mechanisms.”

    Juan: Wow. I have been in the money transmitter industry for almost fifteen years, attended hundreds of conferences and events, and interacted with dozens of regulators and lawyers across the world, and I have never heard any of the above publicly discussed. Never.

    What’s your opinion on New York’s proposed BitLicense?

    Aaron: It’s mostly a distraction. The money transmission laws that were already in place covered Bitcoin as soon as FinCEN said they did in March, 2013. There are a few minor nuances about acceptable securities and anonymity, but really, all of these companies needed licenses before, all of these companies need licenses now, and they can either keep whining about the “BitLicense” requirements or grow up, face the music, and realize that the payment industry is regulated. How it is regulated is a legitimate question. I’m still waiting for any company, Bitcoin-based or otherwise, to realize that and sign their name next to mine as I discuss these issues with legislators.

    Juan: What will the world of payments, finance and money look like in 5 years?

    Aaron: There’s no one comprehensive payment solution because there’s no one way we pay for things—a retail transaction is clearly different from an on-line transaction in a lot of ways. But I do think retail transactions will start to look a lot more like what I envisioned with FaceCash, and I think on-line transactions will start to move away from cards and bank accounts and start looking a lot more like PayPal. Whether or not those are the brand names that stick in five years, who knows, but the models clearly work. As for Bitcoin, I think of Bitcoin enthusiasts kind of the way I think of guys I see on the beach with metal detectors. There’s a small chance you’ll get rich (extremely small now that the initial hype has died down), but otherwise, it just looks kind of weird.

    Juan: We can’t talk about MSBs without talking about the bank “discontinuance” problem, which has been going on for over a decade, and has become a global phenomenon and is now affecting Bitcoin companies. Do you see a solution to this big problem?

    Aaron: Barring some sort of legislative mandate that requires banks to follow strict criteria for when it’s okay to grant an MSB account and when it’s not, I don’t really see a solution. Right now it’s all about connections. That doesn’t seem fair or right. On the other hand, I think the banks are correct to worry about how their accounts are being used, and I can certainly give several examples of banks that are being far too loose with their compliance regimens.

    Stand by for PARTS TWO and THREE, coming up next and the following week, respectively.

    Aaron can be reached at [email protected]

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    Interview with Aaron Greenspan, Harvard graduate, original creator of “The Facebook, ” payments innovator, and autodidact non-lawyer. (PART TWO)

    Aaron was generous both in his time and in his responses, which led me to split the interview into three parts. In PART ONE: REGULATION AND INNOVATION IN THE UNITED STATES, Aaron talks about United States money transmission laws and identifies, with uncommon clarity and depth, what he believes to be wrong with them.

    Read on for Aaron’s point of view on Bitcoin, preceded by the intro to the first post for the benefit of those who haven’t read it, yet.

    Having been a teen tech entrepreneur, during college at Harvard in 2003 Aaron created the predecessor to Facebook, Inc., which also happened to be called “The Facebook.” In 2009, he entered into a settlement agreement with Facebook, Inc. as well as his classmate Mark Zuckerberg, and then had the opportunity to figure out what he wanted to do next, so he followed a long-standing interest in payment systems and decided to try and tackle mobile payments. From 2008 through early 2011, he invested essentially every piece of time, energy and capital at his disposal into making his payments initiative, called FaceCash, widely regarded as a success—until he was told that he would be thrown in federal prison by a state bureaucrat.

    As you will soon see, to say that Aaron does not mince his words is the understatement of the century, so I am aware of the risks I am taking by presenting his strong point of view here. However, even though I do not necessarily subscribe to Aaron’s views and approaches, I decided to take the plunge and honor the spirit of this blog. I believe the current BitLicense proposal debate, and the nascent crypto-currency industry will be greatly enriched with his life experience and rigorous–and ruthless–analysis of the United States regulatory landscape.

    Here goes PART TWO, and please don’t shoot the messenger (me)!

    PART TWO: BITCOIN, COMMUNISM AND THE SURVEILLANCE STATE

    “Bitcoin shares its egalitarian appeal with Communism, and like it, could fail colossally for reasons not readily apparent on the original blueprints.”

    Juan: You’ve called yourself a Bitcoin “skeptic.” Why? Have your thoughts about it changed?

    Aaron: My thoughts haven’t really changed since I wrote about it in December, 2013. I called it Fool’s Gold then. I don’t think I’ve been proven wrong really, though I’ll admit that the valuation has stayed fairly high. It’s certainly not catching on in the mainstream, though, and most of the media attention has come from establishments that have ties to the venture capitalists most heavily invested in Bitcoin startups, which makes me quite skeptical. For example, Businessweek is owned by Bloomberg LP, which is an investor in Andreessen Horowitz, which funds Coinbase, Ripple, and Dwolla (which has since departed the Bitcoin sphere due to regulatory scrutiny), among others. Some of their reporting has been good, but I think it would be a stretch to call it objective. Bitcoin is also an enormous consumer of electricity. Whether that means it’s a “waste” or not will depend on whether it ever really catches on, I suppose. I would personally put the electricity use in the massive waste column.

    “Bitcoin is over-hyped and fundamentally unwieldy.”

    Juan: How about Bitcoin with a capital B, i.e., the technology, the underlying software protocol?

    Aaron: I think it’s overhyped and fundamentally unwieldy. Everyone ignores the 51% problem. It’s a huge problem. I guarantee that the Chinese and/or Russian governments don’t ignore that problem. I think they find it quite interesting. I also think that once you get past the interesting conceptual part of Bitcoin, the protocol fails to achieve its goals in a practical sense.

    Communism in the early twentieth century had a similar appeal: it was a new, untested, and relatively innovative way to organize a society. It promised equality and progress, free of capitalism’s many drawbacks. It was also a colossal failure for reasons that weren’t readily apparent from merely reading the original blueprints. Bitcoin shares that egalitarian appeal with communism, and its advocates are also often skeptics of traditional capitalism. It is worth noting that I, too, am disillusioned with capitalism in a variety of ways, even as the CEO of a corporation, and so one might expect me to be an advocate of Bitcoin. Yet I see drawbacks in Bitcoin similar to those that many Americans started to notice in Soviet-style communism early on.

    For example, everyone in Soviet Russia was a “comrade, ” just as everyone using Bitcoin is merely identifiable as a hashed address. Everyone in Soviet Russia could supposedly operate freely according to their needs, and free of the greed of their capitalist oppressors, while everyone using Bitcoin can send and receive payments or data according to their needs, free of the greed of their capitalist oppressors (e.g. banks adding substantial transaction costs). Everyone in Soviet Russia could supposedly benefit from the transparency that so naturally comes with equality, while everyone using Bitcoin can view and parse the entire blockchain if they so desire, unlike traditional closed ledgers.

    “I guarantee that the Chinese and/or Russian governments don’t ignore Bitcoin’s 51% problem. I think they find it quite interesting.”

    Yet what happened in each case? Some comrades became more important than others. Some became vastly more important—Politburo members, for example—and wealthier, and more powerful. The Soviet anti-capitalist government apparatus began to take on an even more sinister role in daily life than many capitalist governments did. The KGB twisted “transparency” into an unthinkably large spying organization that in some way or another actually employed the majority of Soviet citizens at one time or another.

    In the Bitcoin world, we already see some players becoming more important than others. While the point of the currency is nominally to disintermediate financial institutions, companies like Coinbase and Circle assert their crucial nature as hubs of commerce, also known as financial institutions. They charge fees accordingly, suggesting that Bitcoin cannot really function as purely as its advocates suggest—just as happened in the Soviet Union. Bitcoin’s sinister side was highlighted early on with the Silk Road arrests, not to mention Mt. Gox’s failure, Coinlab’s (largely ignored) fraudulent bankruptcy filing, and Charlie Shrem’s drug-related scandal. Certain early and/or core programmers clearly have disproportionately enormous financial and persuasive influence. And the blockchain can quite conceivably be used to spy on the financial lives of others with a little bit of detective work, as many academic papers have pointed out, making it useless for most people.

    It took the USSR almost a century to fail. Given that Bitcoin moves at a considerably faster pace, I’d expect it to fizzle and die from similar causes within a decade. Meanwhile, Bitcoin advocates would do well to read George Orwell’s Animal Farm.

    Our payment network is far from perfect, which is why I’m in the space at all. Bitcoin solves almost none of the problems with it, though, and as they say, those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.

    “I’d expect Bitcoin to fizzle and die from causes similar to those of communism’s demise within a decade.”

    Juan: If Bitcoin is doomed to fail, what could be a better alternative to what exists today? What problems do you see in payments, money and finance that need addressing?

    Aaron: If you mean a better alternative to Bitcoin, that depends on what you think the point of Bitcoin is. I personally think that most Bitcoin users believe the point is avoidance of government oversight, for reasons both legitimate and not. Along those lines, I don’t think there’s an actual need for Bitcoin in the United States—even if you’re not a fan of the modern-day NSA, using Bitcoin won’t help you—though in countries with truly oppressive governments (North Korea, Iran, certain Arab states, etc.) there will always be a need for economic systems that are free of government control. Typically that means barter, though, or the use of some kind of scrip, and I don’t really see a problem with that. Digital, anonymized barter is overkill and frankly pointless in a world where the dollar is strong. My personal view, perhaps informed by my political beliefs, is that the goal of government critics shouldn’t be long-term government avoidance in financial systems, it should be the building of government and financial systems that actually work and respect civil liberties. Some small, cynical fraction of the population will always insist that such systems are impossible, definitionally or for other reasons. I disagree. It is quite possible with appropriate legislation and regulation.

    If you mean an alternative to standard currencies and payment systems that exist today, I think there’s a great need for a better payment infrastructure. I’m working on that myself, so you’ll see the answer to this part of the question in my work, I hope. FaceCash is part of that. Still, if someone wants to build a superior kind of virtual currency just for kicks, I’d be all in favor of one that treats the concept of energy conservation as a scarce resource. The more energy you don’t use according to your utility bill, the more currency you get.

    “The goal of government critics shouldn’t be long-term government avoidance in financial systems, it should be the building of government and financial systems that actually work and respect civil liberties.”

    Juan: Now that Bitcoin allows for a payment instruction to travel independently of our identity, how will identity systems need to evolve in order to meet regulatory expectations, either for AML or consumer protection?

    Aaron: I think it’s almost a misnomer to speak of “identity systems” as if they’re a real thing—our digital identities are essentially coincidentally-placed pieces of information distributed across hundreds of different databases (and occasionally text files) in inconsistent formats. I’d personally like to see some standardization at the DMV level in the different states at the very least, not to mention Secretaries of State who manage corporate records. But that’s all independent of Bitcoin and I’m not sure they’ll actually affect each other that much. It’s easier to just encourage people to use mainstream payment systems, since that’s what people want to do anyway.

    Stand by for PART THREE: A YOUNG FINTECH ENTERPRENEUR’S DAY OF RECKONING, probably the most controversial of all, coming up next week.

    Aaron can be reached at [email protected]

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    Diana Miller on 2014/09/25 at 7:52 pm
    Decentralized systems may the future for everything. The potential implications of the development of distributed consensus technologies is revolutionary.

    Bitcoin is an open source peer to peer decentralized digital currency. There is no possible fraud, since is cryptographically secured by a distributed global mathematical algorithm and public decentralized open source ledger, a revolutionary disruptive technology called ‘Blockchain’.

    This could be the future of money for everything, from donations, micropayments, money transfers, online shopping and bill payments, etc.

    Empowering and welcoming to the game to billions of unbanked people. And the blockchain peer-to-peer open source decentralized secure technology will be used for many more applications, like escrow, contracts, voting, global ledger, etc.

    Please don’t be like the ones that were dismissing the internet not long ago as a “den of pedophiles, drug dealers and terrorists”. The blockchain is the biggest thing since the internet and will benefit also the billions of under and un-banked people.

    Transfer money anywhere, safely, no fees, no middlemen, no charge-backs for merchants and no fraud.
    These are just physical businesses accepting bitcoin, with tens of thousands more online:

    http://cointerest.org/map

    http://coinmap.org/

    If you want to learn more:

    http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/

    https://www.weusecoins.com/en/

    https://bitcoin.org/en/

    http://www.thebitcoinpage.com/

    “Not having an internet strategy in 1995 is the equivalent of not having a bitcoin strategy now.”
    -Moe Levin

    Note: Bitcoin yearly gains so far since creation:

    2009 +4, 867%

    2010 +387%

    2011 +1, 320%

    2012 +170%

    2013 +5, 317%

    2014 +????%

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    paulsnx2 on 2014/09/26 at 6:20 am
    Aaron raises a series of points. Bitcoin is over hyped, Bitcoin has goals that are confused, and Bitcoin’s vaulted equality is really a form of financial communism, where some are more equal than others. Bitcoin “suffers” a 51 percent flaw, and is nothing technically special. Oh, and (like Paul Krugman) Bitcoin uses too much electricity.

    Bitcoin may or may not be over hyped. There are believers, and there are big detractors. Pointing out one or two believers doesn’t wash away all the many detractors in the media.

    Bitcoin is an open source program that keeps score between “players” world wide. That is the goal, and it is working. Nobody gets Bitcoin for free… You have to buy it, or mine it, or find someone willing to sacrifice to give it to you. Its design is clear, and working.

    Is Bitcoin the modern day communism? No. Do early investors have more than the rest? Well, yeah. Do companies that provide services for Bitcoin users charge for those services? Well yeah. But all of that is expected and as designed. There is no “Masters” in the system that get to scrape off rewards for simply being on the top calling the shots. Only those working (i.e. providing servcies) get to charge a fee. And if I don’t want to use Coinbase or Circle? Well, I can still accept and send Bitcoin quite fine without them, thank you.

    Lastly the “electricity” argument. Power use of computers is falling via Moore’s Law even still. While power is an issue, have you ever seen a armored truck drive up to an ATM to stock it with paper? Do you think that monster is some kind of green solution for paper distribution? Hogwash. The power costs of driving the current financial and banking system (at 8 percent of GDP) is MASSIVE. Bitcoin has no hope of burning that much fuel, not even in its most successful dreams.

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    Barbara VB Apr 06, 2018

    Sick attempt by Aaron Jacob Greenspan, the owner of the website plainsite.org to compile data from government websites and reproduce for their own personal gain. Court records are sensitive information and Aaron Greenspan's website not only publicizes them far beyond the need of any legal community. Its just profiteering off people's private lives.

    Ruining my life because of the popularity of it on google and the legal documents being exposed by this site. Simply unethical and wrong the company should be ashamed of themselves. How does this guy Aaron Greenspan sleep at night?

    He refuses to remove information even though it is personal, ruining my job/life/career options. They should be sued for inflicting emotional trauma on so many people and blatently refusing to remove information in spite of it's impact.

    Aaron's Greenspan's parents Neil S Greenspan and Judith Keene Greenspan are directly involved with this fraudulent 501c and having this vicious monetized website plainsite.org. Neil S Greenspan works at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

    This out of control nut Aaron Greenspan needs to be arrested and put away and never be allowed to go near a computer ever again and most definitely not go near the public's private information for his greedy profit.

    Nobody would ever hire an insane individual like Aaron Greenspan so his parents set this nut up with his little tool called plains tie.org to make easy money and destroy the careers and reputation of thousands of Americans. Aaron Greenspan thinks what he is doing is real funny and thinks he can just do whatever he wants, as he goes around the web threatening people, defaming people, harassing people, stalking people and just behaving like a looney toon.

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    Barbara VB Apr 06, 2018

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan aka Aaron Greenspan is the founder of Think Computer Foundation, which manages Plain Site (plainsite.org). Aaaron's website states that he has registered Plain Site, a purported public access function to court websites, as a 501(c)(3) charity in line with IRS regulations.

    The basis for the website came from Aaron's own interest and experience with technology and the law. Aaaron claimed that the purpose of Think Computer Foundation was to help children through technology. Yet, later this became a personal piggy bank for him to fund his numerous lawsuits. In the past, he has claimed he was defamed because he was left out of book and movie deals due to defamation by omission. Each of his lawsuits were dismissed and he was hit with a motion for sanctions at each step.

    The case is:

    Greenspan v. Random House, et al., Case No. 1:11-CV-12000-RBC (District of Massachusetts) (Greenspan's lawsuit is dismissed and appeal is denied and supreme court review was denied)

    Far from helping children, which is nothing more than a cover, Think Computer Foundation and Plain Site have morphed into a personal piggy bank for Aaron Greenspan to fund his own speech. In sum and substance, Think Computer Foundation, Plain Site, and Aaron Greenspan are alter egos of each other. They do not exist separately. They do not have an independent board. They do not have separate auditors, attorneys etc. Instead, Aaaron uses these companies and foundations to raise fraudulent donations from donors, of which I am one, and to efficiently evade taxes.

    Aaron has also active sued the US Court System, on behalf of Think Computer Foundation, attempting to act pro se. However, his suit was struck out because under long standing precedent, a corporation cannot be represented by an unlicensed attorney. Aaron is not a licensed attorney. He is also a college drop out. In sum and substance, he over promises and under delivers and what you are left with is feeling cheated and feeling like you have funded a conspiracy theorist. It is truly unfortunate because here is a guy with so much promise if he could just be honest.

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don't really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron's claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don't apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone's misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support -- and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    The Fraud Problem with Aaron Greenspan and Coinbase, Inc.

    Now, what comes next? Aaron applies for a license to issue digital currency in Florida. Website is here:

    archive.org/details/coinbasefloridamtl

    It gets even more interesting:

    Aaron was charged in connection with a criminal complaint for False Claims Violations and Fraud in United States v. Yurygrenadyor, Case No. 09-CV-7891, although the charges were dismissed.

    None of this information has ever been disclosed to his donors and perhaps his investors. He is a conman with a slick sales pitch. He wants to help people help others, especially the needy, through technology. But its all lies. He is an abrasive, ill-tempered man with poor business judgment and completely lacking in ethics.

    When I met Aaron I thought he was out to change the world. He was idenpendently wealthy. He wanted others to help him through his foundation change the world through technology. But he will talk to you until your check clears. The moment it does, all promises are off. What are you are actually funding is Aaron Greenspan and no one else. And his foundation is nothing more than a sham and he is likely to lose his 501(c)(3) certification. I have sent in an email to the IRS through their reporting service. I have filed suit in state court to get return of my money and I am wondering if Aaron has hit other people up for donations to his foundation? Did he disclose how many times he has been sued or sued himself? Did he disclose to you his selection process of what gets included and what does in Plain Site and how he sets up pages to defame people? Is anyone else owed money? Did you guys know that you are funding Aaron Greenspan's endless series of frivolous lawsuits? His defamation campaigns? His advertisements? Please report it here.

    This report was posted on scam report on 12/17/2015 08:35 PM and is a permanent record located here: https:///link removed/ The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. scam report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of scam report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

    Click Here to read other scam reports on Aaron Greenspan, Plain Site, Think Computer Foundation

    Aaron Greenspan and his parents Neil S Greenspan and Judith Keene Greenspan need to be locked up on a closed ward for the protection of Americans. The public needs to file IRS 501c Referral forms against these three individuals and send them to the IRS in Dallas, Texas. The public can find these IRS 501c Referral Forms online and then just mail them off. Also the public needs to contact the FBI and the local Law Enforcement to have these individuals brought to justice for a wide array of crimes, such as Threats, Stalking, Harassment, Bullying, Defamation, Loss of Employment & Reputation, altering copyright material by copying and pasting documents together, in order to threaten and harass the public when they are outed as a criminal organization, setting up third party websites to threaten and stalk individuals, committing tax evasion and fraud against the US Government, hacking in to State and Federal Databases and then posting these documents on the web and the list goes on and one. These three individuals are CRIMINALS. They are so crazy that they think that they can commit crimes against the public and they do not have to be accountable to the Justice System in the USA. We hope that Aaron Greenspan and his parents have enough assets, in order to pay large amounts of money for the Class Action Lawsuit that he will be receiving. Aaron Greenspan will not be able to do this defense Pro-Se because his head will be spinning from so many judicial documents naming him as the DEFENDANT.

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    Thomas BTC Apr 07, 2018

    David Russcol member of the Berkman Klein Center - Harvard University
    A sneak and a half!

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    Jose 911 Apr 24, 2018

    Here is Judy Greenspan number 216-932-0546. Call to Get your info removed.
    Judi spells her name incorrectly in Facebook because she Is hiding.

    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008084556551

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    Bing 888 Apr 26, 2018

    Apparently this Neil S Greenspan is the mastermind behind this Tax Evasion and Tax Fraud Schemes that he set up for his son Aaron Greenspan under Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation now located in Delaware and they own and run monetized websites such as leagle.com and plainsite.org.

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    Bing 888 Apr 27, 2018

    We cannot believe that Neil S Greenspan works as a Professor at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio and at the same time Neil S Greenspan, his son Aaron Greenspan and his wife Judith Greenspan have all together concocted a 501c non-profit tax evasion and tax fraud scheme called Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundations, that they have transferred from the State of Ohio to the State of Delaware, so that they can make easy money, while at the same time they are destroying the careers and reputations of many Americans with their vicious monetized websites called leagle.com and plainsite.org. They have many other monetized websites and Aaron Greenspan churns out vicious monetized websites like there is no tomorrow.

    http://www.docbios.com/doc/clinical-pathologylaboratory-medicine/neil-s-greenspan-cleveland-oh-1386663938

    We had asked Aaron Greenspan to remove one URL and instead of answering our email, he turned around and posted 5 more URL's, in which he indulges himself by going in to the Federal database Pacer and selectively downloads people's legal case information. Then Aaron Greenspan uploaded these personal legal documents on to one of his monetized websites either leagle.com or plainsite.org. On plainsite.org, Aaron Greenspan then leaves open the legal documents that are the most negative and shameful, so that the person who he is doing this to intentionally consequently loses his career and reputation. Aaron Greenspan, his father Neil S Greenspan and mother Judith Greenspan in the meantime are laughing all the way to the Bank, while so many people are losing their careers and reputations with their vicious online behaviors towards the public. The Federal database Pacer does not upload people's personal legal documents on to the web but Aaron Greenspan and his father Neil S Greenspan do this completely intentionally, so that they can get the most attention and traffic to their various monetized websites, so they basically can make more easy money. You see with these unethical and immoral individuals who only care about themselves and nobody else, its all about the MONEY.

    Neil S Greenspan had this entire 501c non-profit transferred over to the State of Delaware so in this manner they can hide their identities and do not have to disclose all the vicious monetized websites that they own and run. There are also other companies set up in Delaware such as Thinkling and more.

    If one filed complaints against Aaron Greenspan and his father Neil S Greenspan who is the mastermind behind this entire 501c tax evasion and tax fraud scheme, they then retaliate against people by uploading more documents on the web and by committing perjury using the court system to try and shut people up from outing their dirty deeds of destroying people's careers and reputations with their vicious monetized websites, just so they can make some easy MONEY.

    Its just incredible that Neil S Greenspan pretends to be this squeaky clean Professor at Case Western University by day and by night he does vicious things to lots of Americans online with his monetized websites leagle.com and plainsite.org.

    Neil S Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan know how to play the victim roles when they in fact are the perpetrators and instigators of hurting lots of Americans with their monetized websites leagle.com and plainsite.org.
    Also, when convenient they use their things to try and give themselves more credibility like Aaron Greenspan when convenient uses his Harvard email address to try and make himself look like someone who can do no wrong, when in fact Aaron Greenspan is doing lots of things wrong to lots of Americans, such as Hacking in to State and Federal databases and unlocking Sealed cases, that he uploads on to plaisnite.org, Hacks in to people's emails, creates fake websites to harass, stalk, emotionally terrorize, shame, defame and bully people online, as he only wants to get his way with everything and everybody and anyone who outs this Sociopath will then be harassed, stalked, emotionally terrorized, shamed, defamed and bullied online. Aaron Greenspan's father Neil S Greenspan fully enables his son Aaron Jacob Greenspan to continue to do these evil things to the American public, just so they can make some more easy MONEY.
    All they want is more MONEY. They don't care about your careers and reputations. That's why its so incredible that Neil S Greenspan is a Professor at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio, while pretending to help people, then has this vicious 501c non-profit tax evasion and tax fraud entity called Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation, that he in fact thought up for his son Aaron Jacob Greenspan so they could defraud the IRS and US Government and have monetized websites such as leagle.com and plainsite.org under their fraudulent 501c non-profit entities Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation.

    The public can go to the following site in Ohio, in order to see the entire 60 pages of this entire 501c tax fraud and tax evasion set up by Neil S Greenspan:

    Ohio Secretary of State Business Search
    https://businesssearch.sos.state.oh.us/
    Jon Husted & the Office | Elections & Voting | Campaign Finance | Legislation & Ballot Issues | Businesses | Records | Media Center | Publications. Business Service. General Information, Business Search, Trade Mark / Service Mark Search · Prepayment Accounts · Business Report Download · Help. Business Search ...

    If the URL link is down and not working properly, then simply contact the Ohio Secretary of State and see how to get these 60 pages of documents about Neil S Greenspan, Judith Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan's 501c tax evasion and tax fraud operation. These individuals are making lots of money off the backs of hard working men and women in the USA, while at the same time pretending to be some sort of do-gooders. The reality is that these individuals are completely self centered and think that they can hurt and do to people whatever they feel like it, while they are making more MONEY.

    Aaron Greenspan goes and buys up lots of Trademark names from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and then he hoards them until a new start-up company that actually want to produce something in America or overseas comes along and has to be held hostage to Aaron Greenspan's greed when they find out that the Trademark name that they are seeking is in the greedy hands of Aaron Greenspan, who then blackmails and extorts the most amount of money he can from the new start-up company before he releases the Trademark name to them. Aaron Greenspan's father Neil S Greenspan taught his son how to do all these dirty things, in order to make more MONEY.

    We had simply asked to be left alone and to have these individuals remove the URL they posted that resulted in a job loss. Though, instead of being nice about it, Aaron Greenspan turned around and uploaded 5 more URL's on to the web, which has completely screwed over the career and reputation of our relative. Everything that Neil S Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan is cold and calculating, so that they can make some more MONEY. People mean nothing to Neil S Greenspan, Judith Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan to them people are just a means and tool to make some more MONEY and they will throw anyone under the bus to make some more MONEY.

    We have filed complaints against Aaron Jacob Greenspan with the following State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies:
    California Attorney General Office
    eCrimes Unit California
    FBI IC3
    IRS Referral Forms 13909 for tax evasion and tax fraud
    We just found out that leagle.com belongs to Neil S Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan and had sent a complaint to the Arkansas Attorney General Office before but these individuals have leagle.com under a fake name called Donald Johnson and a fake address in Little Rock, Arkansas. Neil S Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan are using a Representative in Little Rock, Arkansas so that they can hide their identities from the public, that in fact Neil S Greenspan and Aaron Greenspan are real and true owners of this vicious monetized websites called leagle.com. They have done a really good job of hiding their identities from the public with their multiple vicious monetize websites.
    We have called the FBI many times about Aaron Jacob Greenspan.
    We have called the District Attorneys Office many times about Aaron Jacob Greenspan
    We have made many calls to the IRS about Aaron Jacob Greenspan and his father Neil S Greenspan and have sent in the evidence of all the tax evasion and tax frauds that they are committing against the IRS, US Government and the American public.
    We have made repeated calls to the Local Police about Aaron Jacob Greenspan
    We have evidence that Aaron Jacob Greenspan has hacked in to the Servers of Media companies in the EU and we have filed multiple complaints with Interpol and that countries Data Protection Enforcement Office and have sent all the details of the Hacking by Aaron Jacob Greenspan along with all the fraudulent 501c tax evasion and tax fraud scheme business documents so that Interpol knows who they are dealing with here, as there is nothing innocent about Neil S Greenspan, Judith Keene Greenspan and Aaron Jacob Greenspan, they have together conspired to commit tax evasion and tax fraud, so that they can simply help themselves only to some easy money at the expense of people having to lose their careers and reputations, just so they can make some easy MONEY. What these individuals are doing to the American public is complete disgrace and it is not only unethical and immoral, it is criminal.

    We are also in the proces of filing a Class Action Lawsuit against these individuals for being responsible for people having lost their careers and reputations, just so they can make some easy MONEY. Apparently with these individuals they don't care about anyone having to get up every day to go to work, or maintaining their reputations, as long as they just keep making some easy MONEY at the expense of other people losing there livelihoods.

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  • @Bing 888 Look at Aaron Greenspan circus freak talk about being arrested by the FBI for hacking the GSA website.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BI4Udqk56dI

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    Bing 888 Apr 27, 2018

    We cannot believe that Neil S Greenspan works as a Professor at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio and at the same time Neil S Greenspan, his son Aaron Greenspan and his wife Judith Greenspan have all together concocted a 501c non-profit tax evasion and tax fraud scheme called Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundations, that they have transferred from the State of Ohio to the State of Delaware, so that they can make easy money, while at the same time they are destroying the careers and reputations of many Americans with their vicious monetized websites called leagle.com and plainsite.org. They have many other monetized websites and Aaron Greenspan churns out vicious monetized websites like there is no tomorrow.

    http://www.docbios.com/doc/clinical-pathologylaboratory-medicine/neil-s-greenspan-cleveland-oh-1386663938

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    Bing 888 Apr 27, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan is also altering the URL headers and changing them to "archive", as he removes the original URL that a website uses and then changed the URL header to "archive", in order to retaliate against anyone who outs his criminal behaviors.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is now in the sights of Interpol in the EU and EU's Data Protection Enforcement Agencies, as he has Hacked in to Meida Servers in Spain and has downloaded pictures and copyright material, that he then copies and pastes together to harass, stalk, emotionally terrorize, shame, defame and do lots of online bullying

    Just about everything that Aaron Jacob Greenspan is doing to people online with his vicious monetized websites leagle.com and plaiinsite.org and illegally Hacking in to Servers of various companies so that he can collect more data on the public is a serious crime I the EU and he would have already been arrested and charged with serious Felonies for all his computer and hacking crimes. Not to mention using his computer and hacking skills just to harass, stalk, emotionally terrorize, shame, defame and do lots of online bullying and all of his tax evasion and tax fraud schemes that his father Neil S Greenspan initiated would result in him losing his University job and being brought to justice for serious crimes against the public.

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    Bing 888 Apr 28, 2018

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan has been harassing, stalking emotionally terrorizing, shaming, defaming and doing lots of online bullying for over a year now with his monetized websites leagle.com and plainsite.org. Now Aaron Jacob Greenspan has created more menacing monetized websites to do his harassing and stalking: casemine.com; open corporates.com; lava map.com; openjurist.org; resource.org; judicial view.com; 258162.net; kenyasafari.info; lovedoc.org; freecourtcase.com; reddi.com; groups.google.com/forum where Aaron Greenspan is Hacking in to Servers in the EU and copying and pasting Copyright materials and downloading pictures to relentlessly harass and stalk myself and my family because we have filed IRS Form 13909 complaints against him and the IRS is investigating Aaron Greenspan's ongoing Tax Evasion and Tax Frauds schemes that his father Neil S Greenspan initiated for his son Aaron Greenspan. Aaron Greenspan is also altering the URL headers of other website owners, so that the information will not come off the web and so that Aaron Greenspan can himself control, as he is a "Control Freak", the narrative and continue to destroy a people's careers and reputations, by using his computer and hacking skills.

    Aaron Greenspan is Hacking in to State and Federal databases, such as Pacer and opening up Sealed cases with lots of non-public documents and then uploading these Sealed documents on to his vicious monetized websites such as leagle.com and plainsite.org.

    We have filed complaints against Aaron Jacob Greenspan with the following Law Enforcement Agencies and anyone who has been harassed, stalked, emotionally terrorized, shamed, defamed or experienced any online bullying by this Sociopath Aaron Greenspan need to file Civil and Criminal Complaints with the following Law Enforcement Agencies:

    File a report with your local police
    File for a Harassment and Restraining Order with your local Court
    File FBI IC3 "Internet Criminal Division" Complaints. This way you will have a long paper trail of complaints agains Aaron Greenspan
    File IRS Referral Forms13909 that can be downloaded from online and the address to send it to is on the form. Send all documented evidence of Harassment and Stalking as well. This IRS Referral Form 13909 is to be done because Aaron Greenspan is committing Tax Evasion and Tax Fraud by using his Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation, as a cover to put his monetized websites such as leagle.com and plainsite.org under, where he pretends they are 501c non-profit websites and is asking the public for monetary donations, while at the same time he is accepting all kinds of private advertising and even monetary subscriptions for this fraud.
    File California Attorney General Complaints
    File Delaware Attorney General Complaints. Its here in Delaware where Aaron Greenspan and his father Neil S Greenspan have transferred their fraudulent 501c non-profit to, so in this way they do not have to disclose yearly earning reports and can try and hide their identity from many of their vicious monetized websites, such as leagle.com and others.
    File complaints with the FCC "Federal Communications Commission"
    File complaints with the FTC "Federal Trade Commission"
    File complaints with your State Senators and the Senators on the Judiciary Committee, such as Diane Feinstein and Ted Cruz
    File Defamation complaints
    File complaints with Interpol and EU's Data Protection Enforcement Agencies
    File complaints with your local FBI office
    File complaints with the California eCrimes Unit
    File complaints with your local District Attorney's Office and the District Attorney that oversees the area where Aaron Greenspan lives

    The public does need to take this from Aaron Jacob Greenspan and if he is harassing, stalking, emotionally terrorizing, shaming, defaming you in any way and/or is unlawfully contacting your employer, friends, family, neighbors, using his computer and hacking skills to hack your emails, computer or gain any information on you unlawfully, the do not hesitate to move forward immediately with complaints against Aaron Jacob Greenspan.

    Now Aaron Jacob Greenspan appears to be a pretty good actor and may play the victim role but you know that he is the perpetrator and the harasser and stalker, so move forward and file the complaints necessary to put a stop to this Sociopath from ruining your careers and reputations.

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    Jose 911 Apr 28, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan why dont you be more like your [censored] brother and stop with the ugly comb over and stop harassing people plainsite.org

    JUDITH GREENSPAN
    Phone: 216-932-1989
    Home phone: 216-932-8096 . Call to Get your info removed.
    Judi spells her name incorrectly in Facebook because she Is hiding and made her facebook private and removed information in the picture below.

    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008084556551

    32 Votes
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    Jose 911 May 06, 2018

    Neil Greenspan is part owner of plainsite.org plainsite and refuses to remove personal information.

    Neil Greenspan
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine · Department of Pathology

    Faculty Members in Clinical Pathology
    Neil Greenspan, M.D., Ph.D.
    Title Professor
    Phone 216.368.1280
    Email [email protected]

    33 Votes
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    Jose 911 May 10, 2018

    Keywords

    AARON GREENSPAN, AARON JACOB GREENSPAN, NEIL S GREENSPAN, DR. NEIL S GREENSPAN, JUDITH K, Neil Sanford Greenspan, Dr. Neil Greenspan, keenepromotions keene promotions keenepromotions.com Case Western Reserve University

    Keene Promotions (216) 932-1989

    450 Lexington St # 1, Auburndale, MA 02466

    32 Votes
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    Jose 911 May 10, 2018

    Neil Greenspan - Case Western Reserve ...
    Case Western Reserve University › faculty

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    Jose 911 May 10, 2018

    Neil S. Greenspan, MD - Pathologist in Cleveland, OH Cleveland
    Neil S. Greenspan, MD - Pathologist in Cleveland, OH

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    Judith Keene May 09, 2019

    @Jose 911 The MD should stand for "Mentally Deranged" Lol!

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    Jose 911 May 10, 2018

    Neil S Greenspan, 64 - Shaker Heights, OH neil-greenspan

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    Jose 911 May 15, 2018

    Neil Greenspan md Judy Greenspan keene were on TV past week playing the victim again. Click to 2:22 mark.

    CAST ASIDE | AUTISM’S CLIFF TO NOWHERE

    https://media.wkyc.com/embeds/mobile/video/95-8116965/amp#amp=1

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wkyc.com/amp/article%3fsection=news&subsection=health&headline=cast-aside-autisms-cliff-to-nowhere&contentId=95-548493268

    Keene Promotions Inc
    20560 Shelburne Road
    Shaker Heights, OH 44122
    Phone:
    (216) 932-1989

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    Greenspan Criminal Family May 20, 2018

    Judith Keene Greenspan has a relative who is married to a Judge and that's why her insane son Aaron Jacob Greenspan thinks he can simply do whatever he wants to whoever he wants. We will let the public know the exact name of her relative and the Judge's name to show the public that these criminals all work together to screw people over for money.

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    Jose 911 May 28, 2018

    Shame on these companies for having ownership with Neil S. Greenspan.

    As of December 31, 2016, Neil S Greenspan, MD, PhD disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:

    Biogen Idec - Ownership
    Bristol Myers Squibb - Ownership
    Merck & Co. Inc. - Ownership

    https://www.uhhospitals.org/find-a-doctor/greenspan-neil-523

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    Jose 911 May 30, 2018

    Ms Judith Keene Greenspan

    Age: 63
    Emails:
    [email protected]

    [email protected]

    [email protected]

    Phones:
    (216) 932-1989

    (216) 371-5443

    (216) 406-3073

    Has Lived In:
    Shaker Heights, OH

    Philadelphia, PA

    Saint Louis, MO

    Relatives & Associates
    Neil S Greenspan

    Aaron J Greenspan

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    Jose 911 Jun 02, 2018

    Aaron J Greenspan aka Aaron J. Greenspan aka Aaron "hitler" Greenspan is a monster who has ruined the reputation of many innocent people. Aaron J Greenspan has a temper tantrum when Aaron J. Greenspan sees his picture online. Aaron J Greenspan is very strange and hasn't showered in weeks. He looks homeless and lives in a small apartment with no shower. Judi Greenspan should have had an abortion instead of giving birth to Hitler. I bet Neil S Greenspan had to put a paper bag over Judy keene Greenspan face the day Aaron Jacob Greenspan was conceived because Judy keene Greenspan is ugliest woman ever.

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  • Aaron Jacob Greenspan should be placed in a Mental Institution for people who suffer Psychotic and Sociopathic behaviors towards the public. Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a nuisance and threat towards the public with his many monetized websites where he uploads people's legal documents for his enjoyment, profit and intentionally ruins people's reputations.

    Aaron. Jacob Greenspan's father Dr. Neil S Greenspan is the responsible individual for setting this entire fraudulent tax evasion scheme up with Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation under the guise of "helping the children" but they were set up to help Dr. Neil S Greenspan's children. These individuals have many monetized websites that work with private advertisers when it comes to just some of their monetized website leagle.com in which these individuals use an Agent for this site to hide their identities and then we have this other vicious monetized website plainsite.org under the guise to help people find legal documents, which is. a complete lie. The only purpose of leagle.com and plainsite.org is for Aaron Jacob Greenspan and his father Neil S Greenspan is to make easy money by effectively throwing people's legal documents online for their profit and enjoyment. These individuals are extremely sneaky people.

    These individuals retaliate against people who expose their criminal behaviors, tax frauds and scams by committing perjury, filing false complaints and wasting tax payer money by using and abusing our system to retaliate against people. These are the real criminals who pretend to be some sort of "do-gooders".

    Dr. Neil S Greenspan is bad for the reputation of Case Western Reserve University with all his tax fraud schemes that he has created and where he is the Vice President and Treasurer of Think Computer Corporation, Think Computer Foundation and Thinklink, which were originally based out of Cleveland, Ohio and now are based out of the State of Delaware so these individuals do not have to do any yearly earnings reports, as they are making money in a fraudulent manner under their fraudulent 501(c)3.

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    Think Computer Corporation provides software-as-a-service solutions for various industries. It offers ThinkLink for small businesses, which is used as a double-entry accounting system, shared calendar, contact manager, messaging system, and file cabinet. The company also provides ThinkLink Money to keep track of financial solutions on a daily basis for business or non-profit organizations; ThinkLink Mail to send and receive electronic messages; and ThinkLink Time, a Web-based calendar that works with all of the other parts of the ThinkLink network to know the deadlines, meetings, and events going on related to the work. In addition, it offers ThinkLink Contacts to manage real-life relationsh...
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    Updated Mar 25 2014 · Author has 222 answers and 2.4m answer views
    I'm representing the company pro se for now in the lawsuit against the State of California. Since that's not typically allowed, I've filed a motion for an exemption from Local Rule 3-9(b), which you can read at http://s.facecash.com/legal/2011... if you're into that sort of thing.

    Otherwise, Think has employed a variety of law firms over the years. My experience with those law firms is the primary reason why I avoid using law firms whenever possible now.

    Update: Aschenbrener Law is representing us. You can follow the case on PlainSite at http://www.plainsite.org/dockets...

    Think Computer Corporation

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    URL: thinkcomputer.com

    Year Founded: 1998

    Location: Mountain View, CA

    Zip Code: 94041

    Full-Time Employees: 1-10

    Type of Company: Private

    Target Markets: Business to Business

    Category: Business & Legal Services

    Sources of Revenue: Data analysis for clients, Database licensing, Subscriptions

    Areas of social impact: Not Available

    Approximate number of sources of government open data: Not Available

    Description:
    Think Computer Corporation's PlainSite is a website that allows the general public to access a free, comprehensive, interlinked database spanning the vast American legal system. It includes data relevant to all three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. The website allows users to access court case dockets and documents, look up corporate profiles, investigate intellectual property assignments, research and annotate federal and state laws, learn about political donations, and view profiles for judges, lawyers and law firms, among other features. In addition, PlainSite offers a set of premium features for legal professionals and pro se litigants (who receive a steep discount) that offer an additional level of insight and analysis.

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    Department of Commerce
    US Patent and Trademark Office
    Google and US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
    Patent Applications
    Patent Assignments
    Trademark Assignments
    Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
    Administrative Office of the United States Courts
    Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) via RECAP The Law
    Multiple state data sources
    Department of the Treasury
    Internal Revenue Service
    California
    Various California Superior Courts
    Contra Costa County Court
    San Bernardino County Court
    San Francisco County Court
    San Mateo County Court
    Santa Cruz County Court
    Riverside County Court
    Multiple federal data sources
    United States Supreme Court
    Government Printing Office (GPO)

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    Think was founded in 1998 with the long-term goal of developing simple, useful computer software. From its inception through 2001, the company offered IT consulting services to over 150 clients. Today, it writes software programs that make businesses and organizations worldwide more productive. Think is on the web at http://www.thinkcomputer.com.
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    Bambi Francisco interview: http://www.vator.tv/news/show/who-started-facebook-0

    Aaron is the founder and CEO of Think Computer Corporation, and the initial creator of The Facebook at Harvard College in 2003.

    The founder of this Tax Evasion scheme is Dr. Neil S Greenspan. Dr. Neil S Greenspan is today the VP and Treasurer of this criminal enterprise where they do not pay their taxes and have created a whole network of tax evading schemes to defraud the US Government.

    From: Think Computer Corporation, Aaron J. Greenspan Subject: Reg I I - Debit card Interchange
    Comments:
    Date: Jan 22, 2011
    Proposal: Regulation II - Debit Card Interchange Fees and Routing Document ID: R-1404
    Document Version: 1
    Release Date: 12/16/2010
    Name: Aaron J Greenspan
    Affiliation: Think Computer Corporation Category of Affiliation: Commercial Address:
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    I represent Think Computer Corporation, a Silicon Valley startup that is developing a mobile payment system called FaceCash (http:/ /ww w. facecash.com). One of the many benefits of the product we are developing is a unique ability to undercut traditional interchange fees, because with FaceCash we essentially control the entire payment process from end to end. It is an unfortunate reality that the large banks that dominate the plastic payment card industry have abused their position for some time now, and so merchants of all sizes are faced with a plethora of confusing and expensive fees that cut into their profits. While the market would usually solve such a problem on its own through competition, these same banks have succeeded at erecting significant anti-competitive barriers to entry in the payments space that have gone largely, if not completely, unexamined. State money transmission laws specifically greatly restrict the ability of new players in the space from
    gaining any sort of foothold, and the regulations involved are byzantine as
    any. For example, the State of Hawaii requires a surety bond of $1, 000 to
    obtain a license (it didn't used to until its laws changed in 2007), but the
    State of Pennsylvania requires a surety bond of $1 million--effectively a
    1, 000x difference in price for the same exact type of license! In general,
    starting a new payments company requires about $10 million of capital before
    any product development work even begins--which is one of the reasons why there haven't been very many competitors in the payments industry over the years. As anti-terrorism laws such as the USA PATRIOT Act have increased the criminal penalties for illegal money transmission in the United States, the
    disincentives to compete have also grown. In a perfect world where Money Services Businesses (MSBs) were regulated by a simple, comprehensive federal framework for the rational and important purpose of preventing fraud, companies such as my own would have no problem at all putting pressure on Visa and MasterCard to lower their interchange rates for credit and debit. We already significantly undercut their complex pricing with a simple transaction fee of

    1.5% flat, no monthly fees, no authorization fees, and no other surcharges. For
    a typical small restaurant, the aggregate savings of our rate structure amounts
    to an 80% decrease in total fees relative to an average merchant's plastic card processing fee structure. The only problem is that because of the insane money transmitter laws in this country, we can't do business (without considerable
    regulatory headache) in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado,
    Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi,
    Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia,
    Wisconsin, Wyoming--or Washington, D.C. That leaves us a few disconnected states where we can try to make an impact, but it's hard to convince customers to sign up for a new payment network that doesn't work in four out of five states because it might send them to jail. In summary, regulating the actual price of transactions by imposing a ceiling is a blunt way to enforce fairness that has the potential serious downside of restricting the benefits that might
    be derived from developing competing technologies that would send the banks scurrying to lower their prices anyway. A much better and more thoughtful approach would be for the Federal Reserve to recommend to Congress to consolidate, simplify and overhaul the money transmission laws in this country so that more innovative companies with more efficient cost structures can compete the way they should be allowed to in the first place. Furthermore, if a ceiling is imposed on
    transaction fees, it is likely to inadvertently affect smaller banks (under the statutory $10 billion asset threshold) and alternative payment systems. Clearly something needs to be done to help consumers and small businesses, but there are much better ways to go about achieving the desired result, which is a more efficient payment system for all.

    Biography

    Aaron Greenspan is an entrepreneur and engineer with a background in enterprise software. He is the President & CEO of Think Computer Corporation (http://www.thinkcomputer.com), as well as the founder of Think Computer Foundation (http://www.thinkcomputer.org), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Aaron has worked on engineering problems involving accounting, payments, and legal systems, among others. Though not a lawyer, he has represented himself and his company before several state and federal courts, as well as the United States Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

    Aaron has an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College and is the author of a memoir about his time there, during which he developed the predecessor to The Facebook.

    Aaron Greenspan is associated with Stanford University's CodeX who have been enabling this menace to ruin people's reputations with going around messing with people's legal documents.

    Two RECAP Grants Awarded in Memory of Aaron Swartz
    Date Tue 02 April 2013 By citp Tags Grants / RECAP / Aaron Swartz
    In memory of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, Think Computer Foundation (http://www.thinkcomputer.org) and the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) at Princeton University (http://citp.princeton.edu) are announcing the winners of two $5, 000 grant awards for improving RECAP.

    Since 2009, a team of researchers at Princeton has worked on a web browser-based system known as RECAP (https://free.law/recap/) that allows citizens to recapture public court records from the federal government’s official PACER database. The Administrative Office of the Courts charges per-page user fees for PACER documents, which makes it expensive to access these public records. RECAP allows users to easily share the records that they purchase to and freely access documents that others have already purchased.

    Shortly after the unexpected death of Mr. Swartz, Think Computer Foundation announced that it would fund grants worth $5, 000 each to extend RECAP and make use of data contained in Think Computer Foundation’s PlainSite database of legal information.

    Two of these grants are being awarded today.

    Ka-Ping Yee, a Canadian software developer living in Northern California, has created a version of RECAP for Google’s Chrome browser. This gives RECAP a much larger base of potential users. Previously, RECAP had only been available for the Mozilla Firefox browser.

    Filippo Valsorda and Alessio Palmero Aprosio, both from Italy, have improved RECAP to support the version of PACER used by the U.S. appellate courts. This new functionality helps to dramatically expand the scope of citizens’ free access to United States case law. This improved Firefox version of the extension is also available at https://addons.mozilla.org, and appellate functionality will be available soon for Chrome as well.

    These awards recognize work that furthers Swartz’s ideals of information freedom and openness. The remaining grant involves visualizing data available on Think Computer Foundation’s PlainSite web site (the deadline for which has been extended to May 31, 2013 as work on PlainSite continues).

    About the Grant Winners

    RECAP for Google Chrome - Ka-Ping Yee

    Ka-Ping Yee Headshot
    The Chrome version of RECAP was developed by Ka-Ping Yee (@zestyping), a founding member of the Crisis Response team at Google.org, where he participated in responses to the Haiti earthquake in 2010, the Tohoku earthquake in 2011, and Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Today, he is the lead engineer for Google Crisis Map and Google Person Finder, and he also creates interactive LED art and plays the piano. Ping is from Winnipeg and now lives in Berkeley. He says: “Aaron was a friend, and I was powerfully affected by his passing. His life’s work embodied many of the ideals I have long supported. I was disappointed in myself that I hadn’t done much to further these causes, and the grants gave me the opportunity to turn a time of great sadness into a useful contribution. RECAP corrects an injustice; I was glad I could help. I intend to donate the award to GiveWell in Aaron’s memory.”

    RECAP for the U.S. Courts of Appeals - Filippo Valsorda and Alessio Palmero Aprosio The appellate version of RECAP was developed by a team of two Italian programmers, Filippo Valsorda and Alessio Palmero Aprosio.

    Filippo Headshot
    Filippo (@FiloSottile) is a high school student and has been programming for about 7 years, focusing recently on cryptography and security. He loves math, and was part of the Italian team at the International Mathematical Game Championship. He has also recently claimed a bounty in the Facebook Bug Bounty program. He says “[a]t the time of the grants announcement I was quite shocked by Aaron’s suicide, and I found out [that] I was working (unknowingly) on a project started by him. So it felt good to play a role in fixing something that he fought for. The competition was also interesting from a technical point of view. While working on the project, we also got a feel of how the PACER system is unjust and broken when we were fool enough to make a search for “Smith” and got billed $25 without any warning.”

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    Alessio Palmero Aprosio is a Ph.D. student at Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento, where he is working on computational linguistics, machine learning and the semantic web. He says: “I think that for documents to be truly public, they must be available on the web for free. The competition was a good way to help a community. As I’m not a U.S. citizen, I don’t know the issue in detail. However, I worked a lot in the IT field, where I learned that technology can help improve many areas. That was true in this case, so I felt that we must fight for this cause. The very fact that we are talking about Aaron means that his projects have not been forgotten, and he would be happy about that. He fought to make PACER publicly available, so I think that he would have approved of the grants. Onward!”

    About Think Computer Foundation Think Computer Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a stated mission of helping children through technology. Its PlainSite legal information database, developed in conjunction with its for-profit sister company, Think Computer Corporation, has greatly expanded access to public information on-line. PlainSite will immediately make use of the additional data available from RECAP, which will be stored in the public domain on the Internet Archive. PlainSite can be found at http://www.plainsite.org.

    For more information about Think Computer Foundation, visit http://www.thinkcomputer.org.

    About Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary center at Princeton University. CITP is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the Center’s research, teaching, and events address digital technologies as they interact with society.

    For more information about RECAP, or to download the Firefox RECAP plug-in, visit https://free.law/recap/.

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    Invective and Intrigue Within the Free Law Movement Over RECAP Changes

    By Robert Ambrogi on February 16, 2018
    Disagreement over recent changes to a program designed to provide public access to federal court documents has developed into a feud of sorts between two advocates for free and open access to government information – and implicated in it is a cast of characters that includes the man who created the original version of Facebook, another man who may not actually exist, and a variety of people willing to weigh in with their opinions, but unwilling to do so on the record.

    The feud involves RECAP, a program run by the Free Law Project (FLP) to collect documents downloaded from the federal judiciary’s fee-based PACER system and make them available for free in a publicly accessible archive. To collect PACER documents, RECAP encourages lawyers and legal researchers to use its extension for Chrome and Firefox browsers that automatically captures every document downloaded from PACER and delivers it to the RECAP archive.

    The feud began after FLP rolled out an updated version of the RECAP extension in November. Prior to the update, RECAP delivered documents to two repositories – the RECAP archive hosted by FLP and a separate archive hosted by the Internet Archive. But with the update, FLP said it would no longer push documents to the Internet Archive in real time and instead would upload PACER data there only quarterly.

    Aaron Greenspan
    For most users of the extension and the archive, this change was hardly noticed. In fact, it brought improvements, most notably making documents downloaded from PACER available more quickly on the FLP archive and eliminating restrictions on uploads of large dockets.

    But behind the scenes, something else changed. FLP has long made the bulk PACER data available to developers of other free legal research sites through an application programming interface (API). But with the data now being hosted in real time solely in its own archive, FLP decided to ask these developers to pay a monthly fee to help support the project.

    One who was none too happy about that was Aaron Greenspan. Greenspan is perhaps best known as the Harvard classmate of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg who first created a web-based student portal that included a feature called “The Face Book.” In 2009, he settled a trademark dispute with Facebook for an undisclosed amount. He later sued Columbia Pictures for not including him in the movie, “The Social Network.”

    These days, Greenspan runs Think Computer Corporation, a software development company, and its non-profit sibling, Think Computer Foundation. Together, they run PlainSite, a website dedicated to providing the public with free access to legal documents and information about the legal system.

    PlainSite was a site that used the RECAP data. But when FLP Executive Director Mike Lissner contacted Greenspan in November and asked him to pay a monthly fee of between $500 and $1, 000 to continue to use the data, Greenspan went public with his complaint, publishing a blog post in which he said that PlainSite would no longer support the RECAP project.

    We are frankly shocked that an organization calling itself the “Free Law Project” would dare to suggest a model that is obviously anything but free in either the monetary or the general sense. Essentially, CourtListener is now a clearinghouse for legal materials with a gatekeeper business model similar to that of Lexis-Nexis or Westlaw. While it may not be charging end-users, it is planning to charge startups and non-profits, while trading on the brand and good-will of the RECAP name, to which we have been one of the largest, if not the largest, financial contributor. Those proposed costs will need to be passed on.
    A second site that relied on the RECAP data, United States Courts Archive, shut down as a result of the change. A notice posted on the site says:

    Due to changes in the way the RECAP Project is hosting court records from the federal PACER system, we are no longer able to retrieve and make available federal court records in a timely manner. The reason we created this web site in the first place was to make the RECAP records easier to access and use. RECAP’s new web site, hosted at www.courtlistener.com, has greatly improved document searchability and accessibility. Therefore, we have decided that it is not worth the effort to re-engineer this site to work with the new RECAP API. This means that we have decided to retire the United State Courts Archive web site and direct you to other options.
    I reached out to the lawyer who operated this site to discuss his decision to close it down. He declined to discuss the matter on the record.

    Over the last week or so, I have been talking to some of the people involved, directly or indirectly, in this dispute. Here is what I have learned.

    The Mysterious Mr. Fuenchem

    Early in January, I received an email from John Fuenchem. He wrote:

    You may be interested in knowing that the Free Law Project has decided to charge other organizations money to access RECAP documents, and it now denies access to organizations which refuse to pay. The new version of the RECAP plug-in only uploads documents to the FLP’s own CourtListener site, while other sites, such as PlainSite and the United States Courts Archive owned by Attorney Jeffrey Allen Steinport, are no longer being updated in real time.
    He encouraged me to read Greenspan’s blog post and to get in touch with Greenspan directly. He concluded:

    I hope you share my concern about the FLP’s decision, and I hope you feel that public discussion about the issue is warranted. I hope you will consider writing a post about this on LawSites or tweeting a link to Mr. Greenspan’s blog post.
    I’d already read Greenspan’s post and had been meaning to follow-up on it. But Fuenchem’s email piqued my interest for another reason: John Fuenchem seemed not to exist.

    His email came from a Yahoo! Canada address. It had no signature and provided no explanation of Fuenchem’s interest in this matter or his relationship to Greenspan. A Google search found no such person by that name. So who is John Fuenchem?

    Greenspan’s Objections

    Meanwhile, I also heard from Greenspan, who pointed me to a second blog post he had written about RECAP, published Feb. 5. This post noted the closing of the United States Courts Archive website, which I mentioned above, and suggested that it was because of FLP’s decision to begin charging for access to bulk data.

    This image, still on the FLP’s website, shows the flow of documents from PACER through the RECAP Firefox extension into the Internet Archive.
    (Note that the notice posted on the United States Courts Archive website said nothing about fees.)

    Greenspan’s post also speculated that DocketAlarm’s decision to be acquired by Fastcase might also have been motivated by FLP’s request for payment. Greenspan wrote:

    This kind of anti-competitive behavior would be questionable were it attributable to a for-profit corporation, but it is completely inexcusable coming from a nominal non-profit organization. RECAP should be inspiring new sites, not the underlying reason behind the closure of existing ones. The Free Law Project must either restore RECAP’s Internet Archive functionality, or relinquish its role in maintaining RECAP and convert to a for-profit corporation that focuses on CourtListener as a commercial product.
    Greenspan also sent me copies of emails he sent to Lissner, FLP’s director, and board members Brian Carver and Ansel Halliburton. In the first, sent Nov. 19, 2017, he outlined his concerns with the RECAP changes. His email described a number of concerns, starting with this:

    This new plan, where RECAP flows first to CourtListener in real-time and then to the Internet Archive once per calendar quarter (maybe?), fundamentally changes the nature of the plug-in in a way that I simply don’t agree with, and I find it surprising that others would agree with it as well. Mike explained that FLP’s view is that the Internet Archive is intended to be a backup repository, not a primary source for data; therefore, FLP should treat it that way. I understand that there are some architectural reasons why this may be true, but even assuming that it is true, the fact is that for many years the Internet Archive has served as a platform-independent and totally neutral clearinghouse for PACER information with A) zero cost for project end users and participants; and B) very few technical problems for either. In contrast, the new plug-in version thus far favors one platform (CourtListener) over all others, sounds like it will be expensive, and has serious bugs that are impairing its functionality, at least whenever I try to use it. In due course I’m sure the bugs will get worked out, but right now, that’s the reality.
    Greenspan said that his Think Computer Foundation had directly provided $15, 000 toward the development of RECAP and in support of FLP and that, including matching grants, its total indirect contribution to RECAP was $25, 000. “I was happy to contribute my share of those funds because I knew that they would benefit a public good that would help both end users of the plugin and other legal technology startups looking to use it, ” he wrote.

    He also said that, as a condition of that contribution, he had asked that he be kept in the loop on FLP’s work. That never happened, he said, and he was given no advance notice of the changes to RECAP.

    I was informed of this new FLP business model last week, after the new RECAP plugin was released. As you know, and as stated above, the new RECAP plugin does not update the Internet Archive. That means that FLP has effectively cut off one of PlainSite’s main information sources, and it did so with no prior notice. PlainSite may not be RECAP’s largest user or contributor, but it is a major one.
    Lissner responded the next day.

    There’s definitely some change here, and I don’t want to minimize that. We didn’t make this decision lightly, and actually had to hold several meetings to come to consensus around it. It’s a big change in how we think about things and in the services we provide. Like I said on the phone, ideally, everything would always be free, but so far that hasn’t been a winning strategy for us.
    He took issue with Greenspan’s contention that there had been no technical problems with the former versions of the RECAP browser extensions, asserting that, in fact, there had been a lot of problems – a point Greenspan later conceded and that several others I’ve spoken to have confirmed.

    Lissner also apologized for not notifying Greenspan of the changes in advance, attributing this to his frantic work schedule in getting the new extensions ready to release. He went on to address several of the technical issues Greenspan’s email had raised, and then concluded:

    I always appreciate getting your perspective. Let me know if you want to have another phone call to talk about this some more. It’s definitely a big change in how the system works and I know it’s impacting you. Hopefully we can find a good way forward.
    On Nov. 21, Greenspan sent a reply in which he continued to express his dissatisfaction with the changes. He wrote in part:

    Fundamentally I don’t think you can have it both ways. You are seemingly looking for a model that allows Free Law Project to sit in the middle as a gatekeeper and effectively profit at least enough to pay yourself a salary, but that isn’t what “Free Law” means. The beauty of RECAP was that in a world of Lexis and Westlaw, there was finally a working system with no gatekeeper.

    Had you come to your previous donors (or potential ones) with a clear request for funding and a clear outline of the additional functionality you intended to deliver with the additional support, I think you may have received a different response, at least from me, than you’re getting now. This feels more like a hostage situation—you are, after all, telling me what I can no longer do unless I pay up again—and even though you are clearly a talented developer, to be frank, I no longer think you are the right person to be running FLP. I regret that I have to even say this, but if this were a commercial transaction where I had paid for software development services (rather than just donated), I would take you to court for fraud, extortion and tortious interference with prospective economic advantage. I’m not actually going to do that of course. My point is just to emphasize how totally backward I think your approach is here. You just blew up part of something I built which worked smoothly for six years and helped pay my bills.

    I’ll leave it there. I’m clearly disappointed in the new approach and I can no longer support your organization financially or otherwise.
    A Conversation with Greenspan

    In addition to corresponding with Greenspan by email, he and I spoke by phone. “I have a lot of respect for Mike, ” he told me. “He did an amazing job building RECAP.”

    But Greenspan said he felt blindsided by the new extension and Lissner’s request for a monthly fee to use the data, especially given that Greenspan’s foundation had supported the project financially.

    “He never followed up, ” Greenspan said. “I was not kept in the loop. I told him that point blank.”

    Greenspan believes that the decision to charge a fee is due in part to Lissner’s desire to be paid a higher salary. According to tax records, Lissner is paid about $90, 000 a year. (Lissner told me the actual amount is less than that.) Greenspan notes that living in the Bay Area is expensive and that Lissner understandably wants to do the best he can to support his family.

    But, he argues, “rearranging the entire free judicial docket system for one person’s benefit is against everything people associated with this movement stand for.”

    What Others Are Saying

    Greenspan is not the only one to write critically of FLP’s changes. Benjamin Edelman, an associate professor at Harvard Business School who specializes in the economics of online markets, published a post on Jan. 22 in which he questioned FLP’s approach. He outlined several concerns, one of which addressed FLP’s decision to charge for bulk access.

    [C]harging for access to documents seems in sharp tension with RECAP’s promise to users. The organization’s very name — “Free Law” — calls for distributing materials not just without charge, but also without restriction. Indeed, FLP filed an amicus brief in the National Veterans Legal case stating that the FLP is a “nonprofit organization established in 2013 to provide free, public, and permanent access to primary legal materials on the internet for educational, charitable, and scientific purposes to the benefit of the general public and the public interest.”
    He also expressed concern about FLP’s lack of advance notice of the changes.

    FLP announced the delayed data distribution as a fait accompli, not soliciting input ahead of time from the users who contribute documents and code to the RECAP plug-in. That’s a natural approach for a commercial service, and maybe appropriate for some non-profits, but hard to reconcile with the position of stewardship I had understood RECAP and FLP to aspire to.
    On GitHub, John Hawkinson, a Massachusetts freelance journalist, took issue with Edelman’s post insofar as it suggested that RECAP-collected documents would no longer be available to the public as soon as they are collected. With the November change, these documents are now available to the public nearly instantly, he wrote, and much faster than they were under the prior RECAP version. “They’re on courtlistener.com rather than archive.org but that doesn’t mean they’re unavailable, ” he wrote.

    Thomas Bruce, director of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School and a former member of FLP’s board, said that FLP’s decision to charge fees is not unreasonable.

    This is the latest in a long-running series of episodes that reveal how hit-or-miss the system of distribution for American legal information actually is. Assembling and maintaining a resource that combines the work product of many law creators – or a platform that supports crowdsourcing of that activity – is more than a full-time job, and somehow those who do it need to be able to buy groceries. Fees are not unreasonable, especially when they are minimal compared with overall costs. That said, we’re still in a world where distribution is haphazard and there is no organization (mine included) that is doing everything it could to ensure that distribution of costs and benefits is both as wide-ranging and fair as it could be.
    Mike Lissner Responds

    Mike Lissner, FLP’s director, admits that he did not do a good job of communicating with Greenspan about the changes, and points out that he has apologized to him about that.

    Mike Lissner
    But he stands by the decision to change the RECAP extension, which he says was done to improve its performance and speed and eliminate bugs. PACER documents captured through the RECAP extension always went first to the FLP’s server, where they were then sent to the Internet Archive.

    FLP intends to continue sending this data to the Archive, but will now do so only on a quarterly basis. Lissner had hoped to do the first quarterly upload at the end of 2017, but he has yet to do that. The reason for the delay, he says, is that the first upload will be huge and he is trying to figure out how best to accomplish it. FLP has enhanced several million documents in its collection by adding previously missing docket numbers, and all those enhanced documents need to be uploaded to replace the versions that already reside on the Internet Archive, in addition to many new documents.

    Regarding the decision to charge other developers for bulk downloads, Lissner argues that large users of the data should contribute something to the cost of collecting it, and he says that Greenspan is the largest user of all.

    “We’re a non-profit, of course, but we can’t give everything away for free forever, ” he says.

    “Aaron’s running a business. He gets ads. He’s not a non-profit. But he’s unwilling to contribute anything back.”

    As for pricing, Lissner agrees that he asked Greenspan for a monthly fee in the range of $500 to $1, 000. But that was a suggestion, he says, and he was happy to discuss it and try to agree on an amount that would work.

    “If someone is running their business and using our service, I think there should be a relationship there, ” Lissner said. “If Aaron had come back and said he’s not making any money on PlainSite, I would have said, ‘Go ahead and use it.’”

    I asked Lissner about Greenspan’s contention that this is all about Lissner’s desire to be paid a higher salary. Lissner responded that his salary is determined by the board, not by him, and that the board was deeply involved in reviewing and approving all aspects of the RECAP changes.

    He also took issue with Greenspan’s suggestion that UnitedStatesCourts.org was shut down because of the new fees. The lawyer behind that site operated it as a side project and, after the changes in November, came to the conclusion that FLP’s new RECAP site was so improved that it no longer made sense for him to maintain his site. That, in fact, is what he said in the notice posted on his site, when he wrote:

    RECAP’s new web site … has greatly improved document searchability and accessibility. Therefore, we have decided that it is not worth the effort to re-engineer this site to work with the new RECAP API.
    Lissner said he is sorry that this disagreement between Greenspan and him has become public, but he maintains that Greenspan is the only person truly affected by this.

    And What About Mr. Fuenchem?

    I spoke to several people in preparing this post, some of whom refused to be quoted or identified on the record. But John Fuenchem was the only one who refused to be identified even off the record.

    Two people I spoke to speculated that Fuenchem is actually a sockpuppet for Greenspan. They believe Greenspan fabricated him in order to help lobby for his anti-FLP campaign.

    Greenspan denied this. “For the record, ” he wrote me, “I am not John Fuenchem.”

    Fuenchem also denied it. While he did not agree to reveal his identity, he did agree to speak with me by phone.

    He lives in Canada and works in the legal profession. He is not a lawyer, but he is preparing to become one. His concern with this issue, he told me, stemmed from the fact that he has been a regular RECAP user and has contributed hundreds of dollars’ worth of documents to it.

    “The FLP says it is going to make these documents available to everyone, ” he said. “I don’t think they have a right to deny access to other organizations.”

    Fuenchem said he was also concerned about FLP’s lack of transparency in never announcing these changes in advance.

    He exchanged several emails with Lissner, he said, but Lissner would not confirm whether FLP planned to charge other organizations for access to the documents.

    So is Fuenchem just a nom de guerre for Greenspan? If so, then Greenspan does a mean imitation of a Canadian accent. But I don’t think so.

    My Thoughts

    Both Free Law Project and PlainSite are fighting the good fight for public access to court information – information that should be public in the first place, but isn’t.

    The FLP does important work. In addition to RECAP, it hosts CourtListener, a free website for researching legal opinions and tracking legal topics. Recently, it went through a massive project to download every opinion and order from PACER and make them available through the RECAP archive. Two years ago, it launched a nationwide database of biographical information on federal and state judges. The variety of projects FLP is working on can be seen on its GitHub page.

    It does all this on a scant budget. Its 2016 Form 990 showed revenues of just $54, 528 against expenses of $92, 000. The year before, it had revenue of $95, 446, but much lower expenses, at $28, 057. The rise in expenses appears to be due to an increase in the salary paid to Lissner, from $27, 000 in 2015 to $90, 000 in 2016. (As noted earlier, Lissner says the amount he is actually paid is less than this.)

    Lissner’s argument is that someone has to help foot this bill, and that it makes more sense for the FLP to seek contributions from major users such as PlainSite than to start charging fees to its everyday users such as you and me.

    Maybe some major foundation will step up and underwrite FLP’s work. But until that happens, I tend to agree with Lissner that big users ought somehow to contribute. I don’t know anything about PlainSite’s finances or its ability to pay, and it’s not for me to know.

    But I’d hope that Greenspan and Lissner could sit down and come up with an arrangement that works for both of them. In the end, they’re both fighting for the same cause, and a feud between allies serves no one’s interest – especially not the public’s.
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  • Aaron Jacob Greenspan aka Aaron Greenspan is the founder of Think Computer Foundation, which manages Plain Site (plainsite.org). Aaaron's website states that he has registered Plain Site, a purported public access function to court websites, as a 501(c)(3) charity in line with IRS regulations.

    The basis for the website came from Aaron's own interest and experience with technology and the law. Aaaron claimed that the purpose of Think Computer Foundation was to help children through technology. Yet, later this became a personal piggy bank for him to fund his numerous lawsuits. In the past, he has claimed he was defamed because he was left out of book and movie deals due to defamation by omission. Each of his lawsuits were dismissed and he was hit with a motion for sanctions at each step.

    The case is:

    Greenspan v. Random House, et al., Case No. 1:11-CV-12000-RBC (District of Massachusetts) (Greenspan's lawsuit is dismissed and appeal is denied and supreme court review was denied)

    Far from helping children, which is nothing more than a cover, Think Computer Foundation and Plain Site have morphed into a personal piggy bank for Aaron Greenspan to fund his own speech. In sum and substance, Think Computer Foundation, Plain Site, and Aaron Greenspan are alter egos of each other. They do not exist separately. They do not have an independent board. They do not have separate auditors, attorneys etc. Instead, Aaaron uses these companies and foundations to raise fraudulent donations from donors, of which I am one, and to efficiently evade taxes.

    Aaron has also active sued the US Court System, on behalf of Think Computer Foundation, attempting to act pro se. However, his suit was struck out because under long standing precedent, a corporation cannot be represented by an unlicensed attorney. Aaron is not a licensed attorney. He is also a college drop out. In sum and substance, he over promises and under delivers and what you are left with is feeling cheated and feeling like you have funded a conspiracy theorist. It is truly unfortunate because here is a guy with so much promise if he could just be honest.

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don't really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron's claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don't apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone's misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support -- and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    The Fraud Problem with Aaron Greenspan and Coinbase, Inc.

    Now, what comes next? Aaron applies for a license to issue digital currency in Florida. Website is here:

    archive.org/details/coinbasefloridamtl

    It gets even more interesting:

    Aaron was charged in connection with a criminal complaint for False Claims Violations and Fraud in United States v. Yurygrenadyor, Case No. 09-CV-7891, although the charges were dismissed.

    None of this information has ever been disclosed to his donors and perhaps his investors. He is a conman with a slick sales pitch. He wants to help people help others, especially the needy, through technology. But its all lies. He is an abrasive, ill-tempered man with poor business judgment and completely lacking in ethics.

    When I met Aaron I thought he was out to change the world. He was idenpendently wealthy. He wanted others to help him through his foundation change the world through technology. But he will talk to you until your check clears. The moment it does, all promises are off. What are you are actually funding is Aaron Greenspan and no one else. And his foundation is nothing more than a sham and he is likely to lose his 501(c)(3) certification. I have sent in an email to the IRS through their reporting service. I have filed suit in state court to get return of my money and I am wondering if Aaron has hit other people up for donations to his foundation? Did he disclose how many times he has been sued or sued himself? Did he disclose to you his selection process of what gets included and what does in Plain Site and how he sets up pages to defame people? Is anyone else owed money? Did you guys know that you are funding Aaron Greenspan's endless series of frivolous lawsuits? His defamation campaigns? His advertisements? Please report it here.

    This report was posted on scam report on 12/17/2015 08:35 PM and is a permanent record located here: https:///link removed/ The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. scam report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of scam report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

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  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 06, 2018

    Aaron J Greenspan of plainsite.org/ Think Corporation claims no earnings. Don't feel pressured. I'm not going to donate $4, 500 to get my personal data removed.

    33 Votes
  • Aa
    Aaron Greenspan is a jerk Jun 08, 2018

    Can someone explain to me why Aaron Greenspan is writing articles that he warned Mark Zuckerberg about the Cambridge Analytica-type flaw in April 2005. Aaron J Greenspan is posting personal and private information on plainsite.org/ plainite. Also having the information searchable in Google search engine. People have begged the Aaron J Greenspan to remove and Aaron Jacob Greenspan refuses. Neil S. Greenspan is a professor at case western reserve university and judi owns keene promotions. They all own a piece of plainsite.org under a fraudulent charity to avoid paying taxes on millions of dollars. Aaron Greenspan continues to attack mark Zuckerberg. Aaron Greenspan is a [censored] hypocrite

    32 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 12, 2018

    I came across this from another board. It's the 990 from 2010. Aaron J Greenspan, Dr. Neil S Greenspan, Judith K Greenspan received 250k in donations under the fake charity and neil Greenspan works an hour a week for the fraudulent charity. IRS and FBI need to see this.

    34 Votes
  • Ou
    Out Tax Scammers Jun 23, 2018

    @Jose 911 People need to call and check with the State of Delaware's State Department Incorporation Office. Aaron Jacob Greenspan has changed things with Think Computer Corporation to a Stockholder Corporation in 2009. This means that Aaron Jacob Greenspan of course has bigger plans for this entire Tax Fraud and possible thinks he is going to take Think Computer Corporation to Wall Street. This guy is completely insane!

    29 Votes
  • St
    Stop this pesky Tick Jun 14, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan a pesky Tick

    Dear Facebook, I’m Never Going Away
    By John Letzing
    Sep 19, 2012 7:50 pm ET
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    Facebook Inc. is famous for its controversial creation story. And while the Winklevoss twins have apparently moved on, one claimant to Facebook fame doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon.

    Aaron Greenspan, who attended Harvard University with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has been battling with the company for years over trademark claims and has published a book describing his creation of an unrecognized Facebook forebear called houseSYSTEM. Over time, Mr. Greenspan has been eager to point out Mr. Zuckerberg’s alleged ethical lapses for anyone willing to listen.

    On Wednesday, Mr. Greenspan published a batch of early instant messages between himself and Mr. Zuckerberg allegedly from Facebook’s earliest days. They offer little new information about Facebook’s origins, but provide an interesting window into the mind of a young Mr. Zuckerberg on his way to very big things–though his vision is perhaps not crystal clear.

    In one IM exchange allegedly from Jan. 2005, after Mr. Zuckerberg moved his start-up to Silicon Valley, he’s asked by Mr. Greenspan what he wants what was then known as “Thefacebook” to be. “I kind of want to be the new mtv, ” Mr. Zuckerberg responds. When Mr. Greenspan suggests Thefacebook (It would not become “Facebook” until later in 2005) would be a good match for MTV, Mr. Zuckerberg answers: “Yea but I don’t think they buy stuff… not that i want to sell yet.”

    It was, of course, avoiding early takeover bids from large companies that enabled Facebook to ultimately go public on its own this May –though its share price has tumbled since then, to close at $23.29 on Wednesday.

    A Facebook spokesman declined to comment on the legitimacy of the messages published by Mr. Greenspan.

    In another exchange allegedly from Dec. 2004, Mr. Zuckerberg–who would one day star in the opening of an episode of Saturday Night Live–writes that he’s just returned home from Los Angeles, where he sounds star-struck about having been able to meet the band Green Day backstage after a concert.

    In the same IM exchange, Mr. Zuckerberg also describes his efforts to redesign the home page of his nascent social site: “It’s way too long when you have a message, a poke, a friend request and all that stuff.”

    Mr. Greenspan and Facebook have sparred now for years. In 2008, Mr. Greenspan filed a petition with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to cancel Facebook’s “Facebook” trademark, which had been issued in 2006. In 2009, Mr. Greenspan agreed to settle the matter for undisclosed terms–though he wrote Wednesday that he continues to spar with the company over its “bogus trademark rights.”

    In a statement issued when Facebook settled its spat with Greenspan over the “Facebook” trademark in 2009, Mr. Zuckerberg said that, “Aaron and I studied together at Harvard and I’ve always admired his entrepreneurial spirit and love of building things.” He also acknowledged that Mr. Greenspan’s houseSYSTEM included a “Universal Face Book feature.”

    Mr. Greenspan still sounds bitter about the fact while the two men were building similar technologies at the same time, it’s Mr. Zuckerberg who’s won fame and fortune. He notes that for about three years until 2011, the two lived “exactly one block” away from each other in Palo Alto, Calif., formerly home to Facebook’s headquarters.

    “It wouldn’t have been difficult for him to stop by and apologize for any misunderstanding, ” Mr. Greenspan writes of Mr. Zuckerberg. “Not to mention the several times we crossed paths, either when he walked in front of my house, or was walking to his, or sitting down for Mexican food at Palo Alto Sol. I got a grin and a wave, but an apology never came. There was no remorse.”

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    Stop this pesky Tick Jun 14, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan and his parents Neil S Greenspan and Judith Keene Greenspan are so angry at the world and that they have to dish out lots of money to take care of their two sons that they set up these entire 501c Tax Frauds so they could live on easy street and created an easy source of cash flow at the expense of thousands of Americans where they intentionally destroy people's careers and reputations with their monetized websites such as leagle.com and plainsite.org.

    These individuals own man other monetized websites and do not like to do real work for a living and definitely do not believe that they should pay any taxes even though their entire 501c is a complete Tax Fraud. Lots of the money they receive is used for their personal pleasures and they do whatever they want with other people's money without any consideration or respect for anyone.It appears these individuals feel as if they are entitled and must feel like they are smarter than the rest of the population.

    Judith Keene Greenspan has a female relative who is married to a Judge and this must give these individuals some extra confidence to just hurt people with their monetized websites where they access people's dirty laundry or legal documents for their enjoyment and profit. Work? That is a foreign word to these social pariahs.

    43 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 15, 2018

    Aaron J Greenspan is a nut job. Woman who was rapped or divorced in hiding begged Arron Jacob Greenspan to remove the information from google search and he refused. ArronGreenspan lacks emotions just like an autistic person. Aaron Greenspan manifestos about simon greenspan being autistic and how it felt growing up with him. Judith Keene Greenspan and Neil Greenspan are fully aware that Arron Greenspan is autistic as well. Aaron Greenspan personal medical drugs information is posted in scribed.com. Aaron Jacob Greenspan took medication that a normal healthy individual would never take. search for it before its take off by Arron Greenspan.

    plainsite.org /plainsite / High Five Foundation/ Thinkcomp / Think Computer Foundation / Keen Promotions INC are all fraudulent business under a 501c tax scheme. Stay away from any charity that Judi Greenspan is running.

    38 Votes
  • @Jose 911 I have been uploading lots of the 60 pages of their 501c Tac Fraud Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation that these social pariahs started in Cleveland, Ohio in 1998. In 1998 Dr. Neil S Greenspan being the mastermind behind this entire 501c Tax Fraud described this fraud as a For Profit. Then in 2000 Dr. Neil S Greenspan who has been working at the same time as a Professor at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio changed this entity to a Non Profit in 2000 and transferred this entire Tax Fraud Scam to the State of Delaware using a third party to Incorporate their entire 501c scam. The States of Delaware and Nevada do not require yearly earnings reports, so after speaking to the employee at the Ohio State Department it became clear that this operation is huge Tax Fraud as Dr. Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer and he put his son at the helm as the President so he can lay low and act like he is squeaky clean working as a Professor by day and sick vicious career and reputation destroying menace by night. These individuals have many monetized websites under the umbrella of their Tax Fraud 501c such as leagle.com, plainsite.org and just too many to mention here. Aaron Jacob Greenspan is associated with courtlistener.com owned and run by Mike Lissner and Brian from San Francisco and unitedstatescourts.org which is now shut down and owned by Attorney Jeffrey Allen Steinport from Grand Rapids, Michigan and Scottsdale, Arizona. Also Aaron Jacob Greenspan owns a monetized website that is like reputation.com which he by the way cooperates with, in order to get monetary kickbacks to remove harmful URL's. You see with this Sociopath who con never be employed in a regular job because he is anti-social he needs to destroy people's careers and reputations for a living.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is going around threatening, harassing, bullying, shaming and defaming other websites who post things about him online such as Scribd.com and others. What we are observing here is a double standard by this Sociopath. This individual thinks its ok for him to upload documents and other information on the public but once someone does the same thing under his/her First Amendment Right he retaliates against that person like an aggressive Sociopathic Maniac who plays the victim game and he is a pathological liar and manipulator.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a danger to society and himself, as he is mentally not fit and should never be allowed to go around and mess with people's private legal documents because he intentionally seeks to destroy people's careers and reputations for his selfish personal monetary gains. He's a Scum!

    40 Votes
  • @To the Psych Ward with this Nut! Dr. Neil S Greenspan actually started this entire Tax Fraud Scam well before 1998. He just got it off the ground in 1998 and then 2000 as a Non Profit. Without Dr. Neil S Greenspan it looks like Aaron Jacob Greenspan would be mopping floors somewhere.

    39 Votes
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    Amir 99 Jun 19, 2018

    Dr. Neil Greenspan works at Case Western Reserve University

    10900 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44106
    216.368.2000

    PATHOLOGY
    Campus Location:
    Wolstein Research Building 5129
    2103 Cornell Road
    Cleveland, OH 44106

    Mailing Address:
    10900 Euclid Ave.
    Cleveland, OH 44106-7288

    Phone: 216.368.3611

    Email: [email protected]

    47 Votes
  • @Amir 99 Aaron Greenspan Loser Stalker
    Neil S Greenspan Loser #stalker
    They lied in court and got caught red headed.
    #scammers
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    After it was successfully sued in small claims court by a man who says he invented Facebook, Google has appealed the decision, returned to court, and persuaded a judge to return its $761.

    In March, famous Facebook nemesis Aaron Greenspan sued Google in a North California court, claiming that Google terminated his AdSense account without explanation and failed to pay him the $721 he was owned for ad clicks on his website. A judge ruled in favor of Greenspan, awarding him the $721 plus $40 in court costs.

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    As Greenspan says in a recent piece on The Huffington Post, a Google paralegal soon sent him an email indicating the Mountain View Chocolate Factory was poised to cut him a check. But after Greenspan recounted the suit and questioned the company's practices in an earlier Post post, Google decided to appeal.

    Apparently, Google succeeded in getting the ruling overturned. According to court papers, the company is no longer required to pay that $761.

    Aaron Greenspan first made headlines back in the fall of 2007 and the spring of 2008 after claiming that he created Facebook at Harvard - not Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and not the founders of ConnectU, who recently won a $60 million settlement in suing Zuckerberg and company for allegedly copying their idea.

    And he's returned to the headlines with his Google suit. His original $761 went all the way to The New York Times.

    The way Greenspan tells it, Google terminated his AdSense account because he violated the company's terms of service, serving up ads from a site devoid of content and pointing surfers to those ads with the phrase "pick a link."

    Greenspan did indeed violate the terms of service. He doesn't deny it. But in typical Google fashion, this is Google choosing to crack down rogue ad partners only when it suits the company's immediate interests. As Greenspan points out, just two days after the company terminated his account, Google opened up its yes-we-do-evil AdSense for Domains service to world+dog.

    AdSense for Domains is meant specifically for parked domains - i.e. domains devoid of content. It's a haven for typosquatters.

    Meanwhile, in an effort to get its $761 back, Google's legal team resorted to a vague personal attack on Greenspan - according to Greenspan. Greenspan says that a Google lawyer questioned him about various essays posted to one of his website, implying he had sold them to cheaters:

    "Do you sell essays to college students?" the lawyer asked.

    "What?" I asked him, confused.

    "You sell pre-written essays for college students, right? Like term papers?"

    "No!" I said, finally realizing where he was going. "I don't know where you would have even gotten that idea." Little did he know that he had hit a sore spot, since I had recently written a book about education at America's "top schools" and the many problems therein, cheating among them.

    Though at that point I should have asked him how often he beat his wife, I was too shocked to think of it. Google has more access to information about people than virtually any company on the planet, yet despite its vast resources, it found it more prudent to fabricate disparaging innuendo about me before a judge.

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    In any event, it would appear that someone was so proud of Google winning its $761 back they sent a screenshot of Greenspan's terms of service violations to Search Engine Land.

    It's safe to say that Google doesn't want anyone else suing them over a terminated AdSense account. "What if everyone whose account was canceled sued Google?" that Google paralegal allegedly said when Greenspan first took the company to court. ®

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    9 Votes
  • Am
    Amir 99 Jun 19, 2018

    Why wont they remove the wrong information about me. Plainsite.org has the wrong information.

    42 Votes
  • @Amir 99 Because Aaron Jacob Greenspan is out of his mind!

    36 Votes
  • Jo
    Jose 911 Jun 22, 2018

    Did anyone see Dr. Neil S Greenspan answer this online question? Even Neil Greenspan hates Aaron Greenspan and admits Aaron Greenspan is in love with Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg.

    42 Votes
  • Ta
    Tax Fraudsters Not Good! Jun 22, 2018

    Question? Is Aaron Jacob Greenspan a Homosexual? We do not see him with any women and he's always obsessed with men. Something is mentally not right with this nut.

    37 Votes
  • Ta
    Tax Fraudsters Not Good! Jun 22, 2018

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a sick individual who lies, steals, cheats, scams, commits perjury in courts across the USA, enjoys shaming and defaming people all over the place and making easy money without having to do real work.

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a social pariah.

    40 Votes
  • Pu
    Public Domain! Ha! Jun 23, 2018

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    Aaron Jacob Greenspan aka Aaron Greenspan is the founder of Think Computer Foundation, which manages Plain Site (plainsite.org). Aaaron's website states that he has registered Plain Site, a purported public access function to court websites, as a 501(c)(3) charity in line with IRS regulations.

    The basis for the website came from Aaron's own interest and experience with technology and the law. Aaaron claimed that the purpose of Think Computer Foundation was to help children through technology. Yet, later this became a personal piggy bank for him to fund his numerous lawsuits. In the past, he has claimed he was defamed because he was left out of book and movie deals due to defamation by omission. Each of his lawsuits were dismissed and he was hit with a motion for sanctions at each step.

    The case is:

    Greenspan v. Random House, et al., Case No. 1:11-CV-12000-RBC (District of Massachusetts) (Greenspan's lawsuit is dismissed and appeal is denied and supreme court review was denied)

    Far from helping children, which is nothing more than a cover, Think Computer Foundation and Plain Site have morphed into a personal piggy bank for Aaron Greenspan to fund his own speech. In sum and substance, Think Computer Foundation, Plain Site, and Aaron Greenspan are alter egos of each other. They do not exist separately. They do not have an independent board. They do not have separate auditors, attorneys etc. Instead, Aaaron uses these companies and foundations to raise fraudulent donations from donors, of which I am one, and to efficiently evade taxes.

    Aaron has also active sued the US Court System, on behalf of Think Computer Foundation, attempting to act pro se. However, his suit was struck out because under long standing precedent, a corporation cannot be represented by an unlicensed attorney. Aaron is not a licensed attorney. He is also a college drop out. In sum and substance, he over promises and under delivers and what you are left with is feeling cheated and feeling like you have funded a conspiracy theorist. It is truly unfortunate because here is a guy with so much promise if he could just be honest.

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don't really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron's claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don't apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone's misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support -- and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    The Fraud Problem with Aaron Greenspan and Coinbase, Inc.

    Now, what comes next? Aaron applies for a license to issue digital currency in Florida. Website is here:

    archive.org/details/coinbasefloridamtl

    It gets even more interesting:

    Aaron was charged in connection with a criminal complaint for False Claims Violations and Fraud in United States v. Yurygrenadyor, Case No. 09-CV-7891, although the charges were dismissed.

    None of this information has ever been disclosed to his donors and perhaps his investors. He is a conman with a slick sales pitch. He wants to help people help others, especially the needy, through technology. But its all lies. He is an abrasive, ill-tempered man with poor business judgment and completely lacking in ethics.

    When I met Aaron I thought he was out to change the world. He was idenpendently wealthy. He wanted others to help him through his foundation change the world through technology. But he will talk to you until your check clears. The moment it does, all promises are off. What are you are actually funding is Aaron Greenspan and no one else. And his foundation is nothing more than a sham and he is likely to lose his 501(c)(3) certification. I have sent in an email to the IRS through their reporting service. I have filed suit in state court to get return of my money and I am wondering if Aaron has hit other people up for donations to his foundation? Did he disclose how many times he has been sued or sued himself? Did he disclose to you his selection process of what gets included and what does in Plain Site and how he sets up pages to defame people? Is anyone else owed money? Did you guys know that you are funding Aaron Greenspan's endless series of frivolous lawsuits? His defamation campaigns? His advertisements? Please report it here.

    This report was posted on scam report on 12/17/2015 08:35 PM and is a permanent record located here: https:///link removed/ The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. scam report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of scam report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

    20 Votes
  • Pu
    Public Domain! Ha! Jun 23, 2018

    This is reposted from ripoffreport. Do a ripoffreport search for plainsite.org and you will see all the complaints. This guy Aaron Jacob Greenspan is a 33 year old ASSHOLE!! AARON GREENSPAN IS AN INTERNET SCAM ARTIST! Below is a repost: Sick attempt by Aaron Jacob Greenspan, the owner of the website plainsite.org to ...

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don't really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron's claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don't apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone's misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support -- and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    17 Votes
  • The case is:

    Greenspan v. Random House, et al., Case No. 1:11-CV-12000-RBC (District of Massachusetts) (Greenspan's lawsuit is dismissed and appeal is denied and supreme court review was denied)

    Far from helping children, which is nothing more than a cover, Think Computer Foundation and Plain Site have morphed into a personal piggy bank for Aaron Greenspan to fund his own speech. In sum and substance, Think Computer Foundation, Plain Site, and Aaron Greenspan are alter egos of each other. They do not exist separately. They do not have an independent board. They do not have separate auditors, attorneys etc. Instead, Aaaron uses these companies and foundations to raise fraudulent donations from donors, of which I am one, and to efficiently evade taxes.

    Aaron has also active sued the US Court System, on behalf of Think Computer Foundation, attempting to act pro se. However, his suit was struck out because under long standing precedent, a corporation cannot be represented by an unlicensed attorney. Aaron is not a licensed attorney. He is also a college drop out. In sum and substance, he over promises and under delivers and what you are left with is feeling cheated and feeling like you have funded a conspiracy theorist. It is truly unfortunate because here is a guy with so much promise if he could just be honest.

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don't really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron's claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don't apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone's misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support -- and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    The Fraud Problem with Aaron Greenspan and Coinbase, Inc.

    Now, what comes next? Aaron applies for a license to issue digital currency in Florida. Website is here:

    archive.org/details/coinbasefloridamtl

    It gets even more interesting:

    Aaron was charged in connection with a criminal complaint for False Claims Violations and Fraud in United States v. Yurygrenadyor, Case No. 09-CV-7891, although the charges were dismissed.

    None of this information has ever been disclosed to his donors and perhaps his investors. He is a conman with a slick sales pitch. He wants to help people help others, especially the needy, through technology. But its all lies. He is an abrasive, ill-tempered man with poor business judgment and completely lacking in ethics.

    When I met Aaron I thought he was out to change the world. He was idenpendently wealthy. He wanted others to help him through his foundation change the world through technology. But he will talk to you until your check clears. The moment it does, all promises are off. What are you are actually funding is Aaron Greenspan and no one else. And his foundation is nothing more than a sham and he is likely to lose his 501(c)(3) certification. I have sent in an email to the IRS through their reporting service. I have filed suit in state court to get return of my money and I am wondering if Aaron has hit other people up for donations to his foundation? Did he disclose how many times he has been sued or sued himself? Did he disclose to you his selection process of what gets included and what does in Plain Site and how he sets up pages to defame people? Is anyone else owed money? Did you guys know that you are funding Aaron Greenspan's endless series of frivolous lawsuits? His defamation campaigns? His advertisements?

    24 Votes
  • We have sent in a total of 6 IRS Referral Forms 13909 to the Non-Profit Office in Dallas, Texas in which we have sent them all of Aaron Jacob Greenspan and Dr. Neil S Greenspan's 60 pages of 501c Tax Fraud documents, plus the 6 pages of 501c Tax Fraud documents from the State of Delaware and all the financial evidence needed to put these individuals behind bars for Tax Fraud. It should only be a matter of time before the IRS and FBI come swooping down on these criminals and start freezing all their bank account and assets, both hidden and in plainsite.

    25 Votes
  • The case is:

    Greenspan v. Random House, et al., Case No. 1:11-CV-12000-RBC (District of Massachusetts) (Greenspan's lawsuit is dismissed and appeal is denied and supreme court review was denied)

    Far from helping children, which is nothing more than a cover, Think Computer Foundation and Plain Site have morphed into a personal piggy bank for Aaron Greenspan to fund his own speech. In sum and substance, Think Computer Foundation, Plain Site, and Aaron Greenspan are alter egos of each other. They do not exist separately. They do not have an independent board. They do not have separate auditors, attorneys etc. Instead, Aaaron uses these companies and foundations to raise fraudulent donations from donors, of which I am one, and to efficiently evade taxes.

    Aaron has also active sued the US Court System, on behalf of Think Computer Foundation, attempting to act pro se. However, his suit was struck out because under long standing precedent, a corporation cannot be represented by an unlicensed attorney. Aaron is not a licensed attorney. He is also a college drop out. In sum and substance, he over promises and under delivers and what you are left with is feeling cheated and feeling like you have funded a conspiracy theorist. It is truly unfortunate because here is a guy with so much promise if he could just be honest.

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don't really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron's claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don't apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone's misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support -- and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    The Fraud Problem with Aaron Greenspan and Coinbase, Inc.

    Now, what comes next? Aaron applies for a license to issue digital currency in Florida. Website is here:

    archive.org/details/coinbasefloridamtl

    It gets even more interesting:

    Aaron was charged in connection with a criminal complaint for False Claims Violations and Fraud in United States v. Yurygrenadyor, Case No. 09-CV-7891, although the charges were dismissed.

    None of this information has ever been disclosed to his donors and perhaps his investors. He is a conman with a slick sales pitch. He wants to help people help others, especially the needy, through technology. But its all lies. He is an abrasive, ill-tempered man with poor business judgment and completely lacking in ethics.

    25 Votes
  • 50
    501(c)(3) Tax Scams Jul 01, 2018

    Dr Neil S Greenspan is the founder and mastermind of this Think Computer Corporation and Think Computer Foundation, as well as the many monetized websites that he has his son Aaron Jacob Greenspan run as the President, while he sits back and is a full participant as the VP and Treasurer.

    Dr. Neil S Greenspan's wife Judith Keene Greenspan also has some sort of 501c scam going on with her Keene Promotions company.

    This entire 501(c)(3) concocted scam was thought out in a lot of detail, in order to create the almost perfect non profit Tax Evasion Fraud and Scam against the US Government.

    There is also the fact that these individuals have been swindling the States of California, Delaware and Ohio as they are hiding their assets and not being transparent with their real and true earnings. These individuals are committing well thought out Tax Frauds, which are Felonies.

    The IRS should seize the assets of these individuals and start investigating all of their money laundering schemes.

    These individuals take the cake when it comes to being a criminal and committing large scale frauds and scams.

    26 Votes
  • Look what I came across. Aaron Greenspan seems to be out of his mind. I came across these blogs where John Fuenchem aka Aaron Greenspan is rambaling like a mental patient. Aaron Greenspan sounds dangerous and I fear for my life and safety. He was invested by attorney general office 7 years ago was able to worm his way out of it. Unlike Aaron Swartz who always had good intentions but committed suicide.

    Aaron Greenspan is crying like a baby because now his name is all over the web.

    http://massprivatei.blogspot.com/2017/08/free-law-project-massive-searchable.html

    http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/free_law_project_releases_new_plugin_to_improve_free_pacer_archive/

    https://llb2.com/2017/04/05/free-law-project-plans-to-harvest-all-free-opinions-and-orders-from-pacer/

    https://www.techdirt.com/user/johnf

    26 Votes
  • TAXPAYERS

    Aaron Greenspan, Plain Site, Think Computer Foundation Aaron Greenspan, Plain Site, Think Computer Foundation tax fraud, fraudulent 501(c)(3), con artist, duped investors Shaker Heights Ohio
    Aaron Jacob Greenspan aka Aaron Greenspan is the founder of Think Computer Foundation, which manages Plain Site (plainsite.org). Aaaron’s website states that he has registered Plain Site, a purported public access function to court websites, as a 501(c)(3) charity in line with IRS regulations.

    The basis for the website came from Aaron’s own interest and experience with technology and the law. Aaaron claimed that the purpose of Think Computer Foundation was to help children through technology. Yet, later this became a personal piggy bank for him to fund his numerous lawsuits. In the past, he has claimed he was defamed because he was left out of book and movie deals due to defamation by omission. Each of his lawsuits were dismissed and he was hit with a motion for sanctions at each step.

    The case is:

    Greenspan v. Random House, et al., Case No. 1:11-CV-12000-RBC (District of Massachusetts) (Greenspan’s lawsuit is dismissed and appeal is denied and supreme court review was denied)

    Far from helping children, which is nothing more than a cover, Think Computer Foundation and Plain Site have morphed into a personal piggy bank for Aaron Greenspan to fund his own speech. In sum and substance, Think Computer Foundation, Plain Site, and Aaron Greenspan are alter egos of each other. They do not exist separately. They do not have an independent board. They do not have separate auditors, attorneys etc. Instead, Aaaron uses these companies and foundations to raise fraudulent donations from donors, of which I am one, and to efficiently evade taxes.

    Aaron has also active sued the US Court System, on behalf of Think Computer Foundation, attempting to act pro se. However, his suit was struck out because under long standing precedent, a corporation cannot be represented by an unlicensed attorney. Aaron is not a licensed attorney. He is also a college drop out. In sum and substance, he over promises and under delivers and what you are left with is feeling cheated and feeling like you have funded a conspiracy theorist. It is truly unfortunate because here is a guy with so much promise if he could just be honest.

    The case is:

    Aaron Greenspan, Think Computer Foundation v. Administrative Office of the US Courts, Case No. 5:2014-CV-2396 JTM

    (Case Dismissed, Appeal Denied)

    The Fraud and IRS Problem with Plain Site and Think Computer Foundation:

    Aaron has collectved donations from his friends and colleagues, myself included in the amount of $100, 000, and to date we have not seen a single dime used in the manner described to us when he requested the donation. When I personally asked for my donation back, he pointed that he controls Think Computer Foundation and can personally use the money as he sees fit. I am in the process of filing suit for fraud and conversion in state court and was wondering if anyone else has had this problem with either Aaaron Greenspan or any of his alter egos.

    But let me back up a bit. What was described to us as a part of Think Computer Foundation and later Plain Site? Think Computer Foundation was purportedly to help needy kids through technology. But needy kids don’t really need access to court records do they? No, they dont. So Think Computer Foundation later became synonymous with Plain Site, which is an alternative to the publicly funded PACER court system access to documents. So, instead of helping needy children, Aaron now has a personal site masquerading as a court access website and Aaron, and only Aaron, gets to pick what or which documents are uploaded and available on Plainsite.

    We were under the impression that this was a reputable guy, that he was also independently wealthy and, thus, our donations would go to a good cause: public access to a court system. Unfortunately, it is hard to tell, which one, if any, of Aaron’s claims are true. Each time his company has a problem, he attempts to act ike a lawyer or change the rules so that they don’t apply to him. Worse, the Plain Site website has become nothing more than a trolling adventure for Aaron. Every time there is a new news story that details someone’s misfortune, he uploads their docket on to the website and publicly shames them both online and through his tweets. While public dissemination of information is certainly a goal worthy of support — and that is why I and others have contributed to his foundation in the past. However, using the foundation, plain site and related twitter accounts as a trolling feature to publicly shame and defame individuals is not what his donors signed up for. It is also completely against the rules of a purported IRS 501(c)(3) foundation. Tax free entities are not meant to be used as personal media outlets for trolling purposes.

    Aaron has committed a fraud by taking money, services and equipment from his donors to perpetuate a continuing personal website masquerading as a charity.

    The Fraud Problem with Aaron Greenspan and Coinbase, Inc.

    Now, what comes next? Aaron applies for a license to issue digital currency in Florida. Website is here:

    archive.org/details/coinbasefloridamtl

    It gets even more interesting:

    Aaron was charged in connection with a criminal complaint for False Claims Violations and Fraud in United States v. Yurygrenadyor, Case No. 09-CV-7891, although the charges were dismissed.

    None of this information has ever been disclosed to his donors and perhaps his investors. He is a conman with a slick sales pitch. He wants to help people help others, especially the needy, through technology. But its all lies. He is an abrasive, ill-tempered man with poor business judgment and completely lacking in ethics.

    When I met Aaron I thought he was out to change the world. He was idenpendently wealthy. He wanted others to help him through his foundation change the world through technology. But he will talk to you until your check clears. The moment it does, all promises are off. What are you are actually funding is Aaron Greenspan and no one else. And his foundation is nothing more than a sham and he is likely to lose his 501(c)(3) certification. I have sent in an email to the IRS through their reporting service. I have filed suit in state court to get return of my money and I am wondering if Aaron has hit other people up for donations to his foundation? Did he disclose how many times he has been sued or sued himself? Did he disclose to you his selection process of what gets included and what does in Plain Site and how he sets up pages to defame people? Is anyone else owed money? Did you guys know that you are funding Aaron Greenspan’s endless series of frivolous lawsuits? His defamation campaigns? His advertisements? Please report it here.

    This is what happens in society when you allow mentally ill Narcisstic Sociopath’s like Aaron Greenspan to have access to the Internet.

    22 Votes
  • Ku
    Kumars Ptel Aug 14, 2018

    Aaron Greendpan id the aluas John Fuenchem who harasses and stalks all the people who run courtlistener.com.

    Goigle has received so many complaonts and documentedpolice complaints about his abusive behaviour that they have slowed his crap down on plainsite.org. Ha, ha! So now he’s making less money. Google needs to completely shut down the entire plainsite.org. Its a criminal extortion racket!

    Aaron also has many sliases on Reddit.com. One being bcbincs thst he uses to harass, stalk and troll people.

    28 Votes
  • Ww
    www.thinkcomputer.org Aug 14, 2018

    @Kumars Ptel Robert Ambrogi is a hero. He was the one who exposed Aaron Greenspan for using the sockpupet John Fuenchem. Now Aaron Greenspan is going to stalk Robert Ambrogi and threaten him. People have been posting for years that Aaron Greenspan harasses and calls his victims all the time. Aaron Greenspan is paranoid and has schizophrenia. Aaron Greenspan has been calling me 2 twice a month for the last 3 years. Sometimes he pretends he is mafia boss. Why hasn't Aaron Greenspan been locked up yet??

    27 Votes
  • Ku
    Kumars Ptel Aug 14, 2018

    bcboncs

    28 Votes
  • St
    Stop short selling Tesla May 25, 2019

    @Kumars Ptel Large Black Mercedes SUV driven by this guy down the wrong way west bound;

    22 Votes
  • Ma
    Masood 1 Aug 14, 2018

    What is wrong with Aaron Greenspan .

    This is disgusting. Aaron Greenspan made a profile to find a boyfriend. Look at this link. He looks craaaaaaaazy .

    https://reportcheater.com/aaron-greenspan-plainsite-org/

    30 Votes
  • Ju
    Judith Keene May 09, 2019

    @Masood 1 That's gross!

    24 Votes
  • Th
    thinkcomputer.org Aug 15, 2018

    I have a serious question since having interaction with Aaron J Greenspan last week. Is Aaron Greenspan autistic like his brother Simon Greenspan. They both seem to have temper tantrums. Aaron Greenspan figured no one will higher an autistic person so he started his own fake company. Aaron is also a pathological liar. I wasted an hour of my life talked to dirt.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/articles.cleveland.com/metro/2011/08/simon_greenspans_plight_raises.amp

    Think Computer Foundation
    www.thinkcomputer.org

    29 Votes
  • Ww
    WWW.Aarongreenspan.com Aug 15, 2018

    Business Insider knew Aaron Greenspan is a parasite years ago. They spelled the pycopath last name incorrectly a few times. Rofl Aaron Greenspan is more like a pile of dung because he smells and looks disgusting. Aaron Greenspan loves to harrass people and should be locked up in a hospital .

    https://www.businessinsider.com/parasite-the-aaron-greenberg-story-2009-5

    Facebook Settles With Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Classmate
    Matt Mireles May 26, 2009, 2:19 PM
    facebook tbi
    Facebook has settled its trademark dispute with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's schoolmate Aaron Greenspan.
    In July 2006, Greenspan petitioned the US Patent & Trademark Office, asking that they revoke Facebook's trademark rights to "Facebook, " "Face Book, " "Universal Face Book" and "Face Net."

    Then -- and until now -- Aaron claimed that Mark Zuckerberg got his idea for Facebook and it's name only after the two had discussed plans for a project called "the Face Book" in 2003.

    We're not lawyers, but we're pretty sure Aaron never had much of a case. According to Harvard's Citizen Media Law Project:

    A trademark is a sign, mark, or indicator used by an individual, business, or organization to identity a product or service as its own and to distinguish the product or service from those of its competitors. A business name generally can be protected as a trademark under federal and state trademark law.

    Trademark law is designed to avoid consumer confusion over the trademarks that businesses or other organizations use in connection with their goods and services.

    To be eligible for protection, trademarks have to be either a) distinctive, or b) f amous. It may not have been in 2003, but by 2006, Facebook was definitely famous. That fame gives Facebook a very strong claim to the trademark. In legalese, they've built up mountains of "good will, " and with it, the attention (and lawsuits) of people like Greenberg.

    26 Votes
  • Aaron J Greenspan aka Aaron Jacob Greenspan aka John Fuenchem is very sick individual who taunts people and portray the victim. Aaron Greenspan refuses to remove names from Google search. Aaron Greenspan has no respect for anyone . Plainsite.org is hurting minorities and preventing to find work. Think Computer Foundation is a fraudulent charity and has done nothing put help the Greeenspans avoid paying the IRS and finding friends to his retarted brother Simom keene Greenspan.

    Business Insider knew Aaron Greenspan is a parasite years ago. Rofl Aaron Greenspan is more like a pile of dung because he smells and looks disgusting. Aaron Greenspan loves to harrass people and should be locked up in a hospital .

    https://www.businessinsider.com/parasite-the-aaron-greenberg-story-2009-5

    31 Votes
  • I have unfortunately have met Aaron Greenspan. I'm 100% Aaron has has a mental illness. We used to call him Bill Gates. Madden shooter David Katz has the same sick look as Aaron Greenspan. David Katz had been hospitalized for mental illness before and went on for revenge shooting spree. Aaron Greenspan does also look like Adam Lanza.

    Mark Zuckerberg has 16 bodyguards to protect him at home and spends 20k a day on security. I'm going to take a guess and pretty sure it was something to do with Aaron Greenspan the CEO of plainsite, think computer corporation and think computer foundation .

    29 Votes
  • My
    Mystery Train 8 Aug 27, 2018

    If anyone out there still has any doubt about Aaron Greenspan a Hacker then the following article will clear all doubts about the fact that Aaron Greenspan is a criminal Hacker!

    The article can be looked up on the search engines: Aaron Greenspan ABOVE THE LAW from June 18. 2012.

    COPYRIGHT, DEFAMATION, DEPOSITIONS, FACEBOOK, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SOCIAL MEDIA, SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITES, TECHNOLOGY
    Facebook Litigation Continues: A Closer Look at Aaron Greenspan
    Was Aaron Greenspan the programmer Facebook forgot? Let's hear, in his own words, the story of his various lawsuits against the social network…
    By CHRISTOPHER DANZIG
    Jun 18, 2012 at 4:46 PM
    Last month, we wrote about another in the increasingly long list of Facebook creation story-related lawsuits. The plaintiff in that story was Aaron Greenspan, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg. While Greenspan was in school, he created a similar social network to what eventually became Facebook.

    Greenspan alleges that he was unfairly omitted from The Social Network, the 2011 film purportedly telling the history of Facebook. Greenspan felt so jilted at being left out of the movie that he sued the company that published The Accidental Billionaires, on which the hit movie was based (affiliate links).

    As of of our last story, Greenspan’s suit alleging “defamation by omission” had just been dismissed by a Massachusetts federal judge.

    But he appealed the decision to the First Circuit. Over the weekend, he also emailed us, and gave us more detail about his story. Let’s check in and hear what he has to say, along with a colorful deposition story from the old ConnectU case. There’s more than meets the eye to this tenacious programmer turned Facebook nemesis…

    I received the following email from Aaron Greenspan on Sunday afternoon (the entire note is reprinted on the following page):

    In your article on May 14th (https://abovethelaw.com/2012/05/another-one-of-zuckerbergs-former-classmates-tries-and-fails-to-cash-in-on-facebook/) you portrayed me as a hanger-on trying to get rich off of a tenuous connection to Facebook. You also compared me to Paul Ceglia and the Winklevoss twins. You don’t have your facts straight, and the comparison is insulting.

    First of all, I already settled with both Mark and Facebook in 2009, which I don’t think you mentioned in your post. See http://newsroom.fb.com/News/Facebook-and-Think-Computer-Corporation-Resolve-Trademark-Dispute-c6.aspx. While I certainly won’t complain if I’m ultimately awarded damages in the Mezrich case, your implied assertion that the suit is primarily motivated by money is not even close to true. I sued Mezrich because I’d had enough of listening to his lies and his three-hour interview on C-SPAN in November, 2011 was the straw that broke the camel’s back.

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    (For the record, I did briefly mention the settlement in the story. But that is neither here nor there.)

    Greenspan says his fight is not simply not about the money. It’s about trying to correct big-picture unfairness that it seems has been difficult to escape:

    I understand why you might be skeptical, but that’s exactly why I filed this suit. I shouldn’t be forced to battle that skepticism all my life.

    For what it’s worth, shortly after we published our first story about Greenspan, a tipster wrote to us who has a fairly impressive view of Zuckerberg’s former classmate:

    Extremely interesting guy. I know the lawsuit you wrote about is pretty frivolous, but he is only pursuing it because he really was kind of screwed in a way.

    Aaron… wrote software that was way ahead of its time and really did everything and more that “The Facebook” did at Harvard. When Aaron was at Harvard, it morphed into a system that allowed classmates to share reviews about classes and buy and sell used textbooks. There is no doubt in my mind that Zuckerberg borrowed — stole, if you will — fundamental aspects from Greenspan’s system when Zuckerberg designed his.

    Now, the design elements were not patented or copyrighted, so Greenspan was not able to pursue a lawsuit, but I can see why it would be pretty tough for him to sit and watch Zuckerberg become as wealthy and famous as he is while Greenspan became just another “classmate.” I suspect that Greenspan has more raw intelligence when it comes to coding. So, I think that is important insight into the BS lawsuit about defamation by omission. Greenspan is really upset that history, wealth and fame have omitted him.… Alas, life is not fair.

    UPDATE (6:32 PM): Greenspan had this to say about our tipster’s note: “houseSYSTEM [the program he designed that, as the New York Times reported in 2007, was in some ways similar to Facebook] was copyrighted. I didn’t pursue a lawsuit because there weren’t any lawyers who would give me the time of day, and I didn’t know enough back then to do it myself.”

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    Our tipster also provided a comical, somewhat impressive anecdote about Greenspan:

    There also is a funny story I heard about a deposition in the Connect U case. The lawyers had technical problems, and Aaron took it upon himself to solve the issue.He unplugged a cord and all the lawyers gasped because they feared that the transcript and/or recording from the day’s session was lost. One of the lawyers questioned him about it, and Aaron looked at him condescendingly and said, “I think I know what I’m doing….”

    Later, they plugged in a computer with a projector so they could pull up some code and question Aaron about it. With a keyboard in front of him, he took all of about 3 minutes to hack into the law firm’s system and display their files on the screen, again to the horror of the lawyers. The lawyer I talked to said it was a pretty amusing moment and did highlight his computer acumen.

    UPDATE (6:32 PM): For his part, Greenspan says he does not remember this happening at the ConnectU deposition.

    Check out Greenspan’s brief (and the appendix) in the defamation-by-omission case, which he filed pro se on June 13. To be fair, it is a bit dense and hard to follow. And it’s not the only Facebook-related litigation he is still involved in. Greenspan is also involved fighting Facebook about a program he created called FaceCash. As Greenspan explained in a follow-up email:

    After the settlement with Facebook in 2009, I began building a mobile payment system called FaceCash (http://www.facecash.com), and planned to release other products that made productive use of facial recognition technology as well. (Well before Facebook, Inc. was around, I took a course on the psychology of facial recognition freshman year in college, and ended up building http://www.faceblind.org, so it’s been an interest of mine for a while.) I registered a few trademarks with the USPTO accordingly. Facebook opposed one of them, for FACEMAIL. The docket is located at http://ttabvue.uspto.gov/ttabvue/v?pno=91198355&pty=OPP. It’s not related to Mezrich at all, and only tangentially relates to the settlement issues.

    As it so happens, FaceCash is also tied up in litigation now, but that’s a whole different story unrelated to anything else. You can find that at https://www.facecash.com/legal/brown.html. It’s probably the most interesting and under-reported story of them all.

    Who knows where this clearly intelligent, combative programmer will end up. I’m not sure what the lesson here is, if there’s anything to be learned all. Maybe — especially if some of his claims are really true — it’s that life just isn’t fair.

    But to put a positive spin on it, you could quote John Updike, describing the best qualities in his famous character, Rabbit Angstrom: “[Y]ou haven’t given up. In your stupid way you’re still fighting.”

    Go through to the next page to see Greenspan’s original email, more links to court documents, and links to his personal project websites…

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    Nice post Chris.

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    Hah! I love it. I went to high school with this kid, and even back then he was one of the most obnoxious, arrogant people I’ve ever met. It’s somewhat comical to see him fail so publicly and then react with this righteous indignation.

    It’s like he felt he was the second coming of Steve Jobs and that’s being unrightfully ripped away from him.

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    Mystery Train 8 Aug 27, 2018

    Aaron Greenspan is a Hacker and the people close to him know this full well. Aaron Greenspan hacks in to people's emails, Servers, Social Media Accounts, phones and spies on people and companies to try and get information on people and companies to then use any dirt he can find for extortion purposes and to ruin a person or company.

    We don't understand why he is allowed to roam free and even go near a computer because he should be arrested, especially when he threatens the President of the United States. Yes, Aaron Greenspan has made death threats towards the President of the United States on July 13, 2008 and at other times before that. Aaron Greenspan is calculating Sociopath.

    COPYRIGHT, DEFAMATION, DEPOSITIONS, FACEBOOK, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SOCIAL MEDIA, SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITES, TECHNOLOGY
    Facebook Litigation Continues: A Closer Look at Aaron Greenspan
    Was Aaron Greenspan the programmer Facebook forgot? Let's hear, in his own words, the story of his various lawsuits against the social network…
    By CHRISTOPHER DANZIG
    Jun 18, 2012 at 4:46 PM
    Last month, we wrote about another in the increasingly long list of Facebook creation story-related lawsuits. The plaintiff in that story was Aaron Greenspan, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg. While Greenspan was in school, he created a similar social network to what eventually became Facebook.

    Greenspan alleges that he was unfairly omitted from The Social Network, the 2011 film purportedly telling the history of Facebook. Greenspan felt so jilted at being left out of the movie that he sued the company that published The Accidental Billionaires, on which the hit movie was based (affiliate links).

    As of of our last story, Greenspan’s suit alleging “defamation by omission” had just been dismissed by a Massachusetts federal judge.

    But he appealed the decision to the First Circuit. Over the weekend, he also emailed us, and gave us more detail about his story. Let’s check in and hear what he has to say, along with a colorful deposition story from the old ConnectU case. There’s more than meets the eye to this tenacious programmer turned Facebook nemesis…

    I received the following email from Aaron Greenspan on Sunday afternoon (the entire note is reprinted on the following page):

    In your article on May 14th (https://abovethelaw.com/2012/05/another-one-of-zuckerbergs-former-classmates-tries-and-fails-to-cash-in-on-facebook/) you portrayed me as a hanger-on trying to get rich off of a tenuous connection to Facebook. You also compared me to Paul Ceglia and the Winklevoss twins. You don’t have your facts straight, and the comparison is insulting.

    First of all, I already settled with both Mark and Facebook in 2009, which I don’t think you mentioned in your post. See http://newsroom.fb.com/News/Facebook-and-Think-Computer-Corporation-Resolve-Trademark-Dispute-c6.aspx. While I certainly won’t complain if I’m ultimately awarded damages in the Mezrich case, your implied assertion that the suit is primarily motivated by money is not even close to true. I sued Mezrich because I’d had enough of listening to his lies and his three-hour interview on C-SPAN in November, 2011 was the straw that broke the camel’s back.

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    (For the record, I did briefly mention the settlement in the story. But that is neither here nor there.)

    Greenspan says his fight is not simply not about the money. It’s about trying to correct big-picture unfairness that it seems has been difficult to escape:

    I understand why you might be skeptical, but that’s exactly why I filed this suit. I shouldn’t be forced to battle that skepticism all my life.

    For what it’s worth, shortly after we published our first story about Greenspan, a tipster wrote to us who has a fairly impressive view of Zuckerberg’s former classmate:

    Extremely interesting guy. I know the lawsuit you wrote about is pretty frivolous, but he is only pursuing it because he really was kind of screwed in a way.

    Aaron… wrote software that was way ahead of its time and really did everything and more that “The Facebook” did at Harvard. When Aaron was at Harvard, it morphed into a system that allowed classmates to share reviews about classes and buy and sell used textbooks. There is no doubt in my mind that Zuckerberg borrowed — stole, if you will — fundamental aspects from Greenspan’s system when Zuckerberg designed his.

    Now, the design elements were not patented or copyrighted, so Greenspan was not able to pursue a lawsuit, but I can see why it would be pretty tough for him to sit and watch Zuckerberg become as wealthy and famous as he is while Greenspan became just another “classmate.” I suspect that Greenspan has more raw intelligence when it comes to coding. So, I think that is important insight into the BS lawsuit about defamation by omission. Greenspan is really upset that history, wealth and fame have omitted him.… Alas, life is not fair.

    UPDATE (6:32 PM): Greenspan had this to say about our tipster’s note: “houseSYSTEM [the program he designed that, as the New York Times reported in 2007, was in some ways similar to Facebook] was copyrighted. I didn’t pursue a lawsuit because there weren’t any lawyers who would give me the time of day, and I didn’t know enough back then to do it myself.”

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    Our tipster also provided a comical, somewhat impressive anecdote about Greenspan:

    There also is a funny story I heard about a deposition in the Connect U case. The lawyers had technical problems, and Aaron took it upon himself to solve the issue.He unplugged a cord and all the lawyers gasped because they feared that the transcript and/or recording from the day’s session was lost. One of the lawyers questioned him about it, and Aaron looked at him condescendingly and said, “I think I know what I’m doing….”

    Later, they plugged in a computer with a projector so they could pull up some code and question Aaron about it. With a keyboard in front of him, he took all of about 3 minutes to hack into the law firm’s system and display their files on the screen, again to the horror of the lawyers. The lawyer I talked to said it was a pretty amusing moment and did highlight his computer acumen.

    UPDATE (6:32 PM): For his part, Greenspan says he does not remember this happening at the ConnectU deposition.

    Check out Greenspan’s brief (and the appendix) in the defamation-by-omission case, which he filed pro se on June 13. To be fair, it is a bit dense and hard to follow. And it’s not the only Facebook-related litigation he is still involved in. Greenspan is also involved fighting Facebook about a program he created called FaceCash. As Greenspan explained in a follow-up email:

    After the settlement with Facebook in 2009, I began building a mobile payment system called FaceCash (http://www.facecash.com), and planned to release other products that made productive use of facial recognition technology as well. (Well before Facebook, Inc. was around, I took a course on the psychology of facial recognition freshman year in college, and ended up building http://www.faceblind.org, so it’s been an interest of mine for a while.) I registered a few trademarks with the USPTO accordingly. Facebook opposed one of them, for FACEMAIL. The docket is located at http://ttabvue.uspto.gov/ttabvue/v?pno=91198355&pty=OPP. It’s not related to Mezrich at all, and only tangentially relates to the settlement issues.

    As it so happens, FaceCash is also tied up in litigation now, but that’s a whole different story unrelated to anything else. You can find that at https://www.facecash.com/legal/brown.html. It’s probably the most interesting and under-reported story of them all.

    Who knows where this clearly intelligent, combative programmer will end up. I’m not sure what the lesson here is, if there’s anything to be learned all. Maybe — especially if some of his claims are really true — it’s that life just isn’t fair.

    But to put a positive spin on it, you could quote John Updike, describing the best qualities in his famous character, Rabbit Angstrom: “[Y]ou haven’t given up. In your stupid way you’re still fighting.”

    Go through to the next page to see Greenspan’s original email, more links to court documents, and links to his personal project websites…

    1 2NEXT »
    TOPICS

    Aaron Greenspan, Ben Mezrich, ConnectU, Copyright, Defamation, Defamation by Omission, Depositions, Facebook, FaceCash, Federal Judges, Harvard, Intellectual Property, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Media, Social Networking Websites, Technology, The Accidental Billionaires, The Social Network, Winklevoss Twins

    22 Votes
  • Fr
    Freedom of Speech Homie! Sep 29, 2018

    Just exercising our Freedom of Speech. So, please do not remove anything on this comments and that includes the pictures. Everything posted here is protected under the First Amendment and Freedom of Speech.

    Aaron Greenspan snitched Aaron Swartz out

    The US Court system and the United States has to remove URL's from the Search Engines when these URL's are being uploaded for nefarious purposes by private citizens who only have the goal of wanting to make money with the public's information. This is not allowed in any other country in the world.

    Now if one is not a United States Citizen and they come from a country that applies GDPR then the website's like plainsite.org need to immediately comply and remove that person's URL's when they request to have it removed. And they have to do it immediately. If Aaron Greenspan were living in the EU he would have been arrested and imprisoned a long time ago because Aaron Greenspan is using the Freedom of Speech to justify his criminal behaviors and let's not forget that Aaron Greenspan is well known HACKER.

    As a matter of fact Aaron Greenspan ratted Aaron Swartz out to the MIT Police about Aaron Swartz's upcoming hacking and downloading of all the MIT's information, as Aaron Swartz left his computer hooked up to the cables that accessed MIT's Servers to download all of this information, which was of course illegal but he was only caught because Aaron Greenspan snitched on him to the MIT Police before Aaron Swartz even initiated the hacking. The MIT Police along with the Feds had already set up a hidden camera in that storage room to get it all on video as Aaron Swartz hacked in to and downloaded MIT's sensitive information.

    Many people are wondering how is Aaron Greenspan getting away with everything that he is getting away with? Abusing people's privacy, ruining people's careers, reputations, lives, hacking all over the place, including in to foreign countries and a lot more illegal things?
    Well people are you really that stupid? Let me put it in plainsite for the public. Aaron Greenspan is working both sides of the fence and as he helped the MIT Police catch Aaron Swartz then went and did some sob speech in front of all of his family and friends when it was Aaron Greenspan who caused Aaron Swartz to get caught and charged. This is what Aaron Greenspan is doing all over the place he is working both sides of the fence and that's why the Feds have not arrested him yet.

    Aaron Greenspan is getting away with things that most people would never be able to get away with.
    Figure that one out?

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    ArronJacobGreenspan Fraud Nov 24, 2018

    Just another scam .

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  • Ne
    [email protected] fraud Nov 29, 2018

    Aaron Jacob Greenspan and Neil S Greenspan stalking free law project.

    https://recapchanges.blogspot.com/2018/07/q-with-mike-lissner.html
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    RECAP Changes

    Sunday, July 15, 2018
    Q&A; with Mike Lissner
    For a full background on this issue, please see the following articles:

    Why PlainSite No Longer Supports The RECAP Initiative
    An Update on the Free Law Project and RECAP
    Keeping “Free Law” Free
    Invective and Intrigue Within the Free Law Movement Over RECAP Changes
    Paul Quintaro, John Fuenchem, and the Double-Edged Sword

    The following is an edited version of a conversation I had with Mike Lissner, the Executive Director of the Free Law Project.

    PART I: Public Consultation, Public Announcements, and Technical Issues
    1. Now that you've answered my questions, I may edit this conversation into a Q&A; and publish it. How do you feel about that?
    2. How do you feel about this proposed draft of the Q&A;?
    3. Why were these changes made with no public consultation or discussion?
    4. I'm asking about the changes in RECAP's distribution model. All of this technobabble is irrelevant.
    5. Why didn't you put an alert message in the RECAP browser extension informing users of the proposed changes and seeking their input on them?
    6. Why did you not publicly announce that you were charging competitors money for access, or that sites which refused to pay would only be updated once per quarter, or that CourtListener would have preferential access to court documents?
    7. Don't you see anything wrong with an ostensibly non-profit organization making anti-competitive changes in secret, with no public consultation, and without announcing the changes to the public?
    8. Why did you and the other Board members repeatedly refuse to answer any of my questions? Why is all of this shrouded in secrecy?
    9. Why are you so reluctant to answer my questions now?
    10. You seem to think it's a burden to consult with the community about changes and answer users' questions. Is that correct?
    PART II: Relationships with Other Organizations
    11. How much money did you intend to charge PlainSite and other organizations? And why have you been so resistant to revealing the price publicly?
    12. Why won't you even give a ballpark range for how much you proposed to charge PlainSite even though you already told Bob Ambrogi that it was between $500 and $1, 000 a month?
    13. Ben Edelman suggests that RECAP could be funded through premium services. Instead of charging other organizations money for access to the RECAP database, did you consider offering any premium services?
    14. What's the nature of the micropayment auction system you are/were planning to implement?
    15. Did you consider any less drastic measures besides denying access to other organizations if they refused to pay?
    16. Did you give any consideration to the impact these changes would have on the users of PlainSite and other sites which refused to pay?
    17. Besides contributing to your salary, is there a compromise, such as an in-kind donation, that would lead you to grant PlainSite real-time access to the documents?
    18. How do you feel knowing that the United States Courts Archive has shut down due to the changes?
    19. Actually, he did speak with Aaron.
    20. If there's no scandal here, why did the operator of the United States Courts Archive and several other individuals refuse to discuss the matter on the record with Bob Ambrogi? Ambrogi told me that trying to get information was "like investigating Watergate." Why is this shrouded in secrecy?
    PART III: Money, the Free Law Project, and Donors
    21. Why did you collect a salary of $90, 010 in 2016 even though the FLP's total revenues were only $54, 528? And if you actually made less than $90, 010 as you claimed in Bob Ambrogi's article, why does the Form 990 say $90, 010?
    22. Ben Edelman suggests that RECAP's expenses shouldn't be particularly high, especially considering that open source software development often does not entail paying developers anything at all. How do you reconcile this with a salary of $90, 010?
    23. Your organization's name is the "Free Law Project, " and you constantly argue, on your website and in court filings, that court documents should be free and freely available to everyone. Is one person's salary worth compromising this principle?
    24. $62, 000 a year is not "free labour." Why is a $6, 000 increase (or any increase) in your salary necessary for RECAP to exist?
    25. How much of the FLP's revenues are spent on buying documents from PACER?
    26. How much of the FLP's revenues are spent on the servers and bandwidth?
    27. Why are the minutes of your Board meetings not posted online? Will you release the minutes of the Board meeting(s) where you decided to make the RECAP changes?
    28. What changes have you made to address concerns about your lack of transparency?
    29. On your updated FAQ, you say "we hope you’ll consider contributing to support Free Law Project in exchange for your usage of the APIs. We only ask that you contribute..." Is payment mandatory or voluntary? And why is the wording so ambiguous?
    30. Why do you use a "pay what you can" model instead of the "pay what you want" model which Wikipedia uses?
    31. Your top three donors in 2017 contributed $81, 091, which was 85% of your revenue for that year. Why are the names of those donors omitted from your 2017 Form 990?
    32. Are the top three donors individuals, for-profit corporations, or other non-profit organizations?
    33. Of the $95, 459 in contributions you received in 2017, only $18, 792 of it was "gifts, " while the other $76, 667 was "program service revenue." What are your top three donors receiving in return for their contributions? Are they simply getting access to the RECAP database or are they "investing" in the FLP?
    34. If you are a non-profit organization, why does 80% of your funding come from "program service revenue?" Are you actually running a for-profit business?
    PART IV: Personal Questions from John Fuenchem
    35. Why did you falsely accuse me of being a pseudonym for Aaron Greenspan?
    36. Why have you made false allegations of "harassment" and threats of legal action against me? Do you disavow the accusations and threats Brad Johnson made against me?
    37. Will you withdraw your allegations and threats against me, and apologize for them, publicly or privately?
    PART I: Public Consultation, Public Announcements, and Technical Issues

    1. Now that you've answered my questions, I may edit this conversation into a Q&A; and publish it. How do you feel about that?

    Of course, I figured you'd do something like this, but I'd still hope that you'd consider refraining at least temporarily. We have some blog posts and website updates planned that I think should provide clarity around these issues. Now that we know your points of confusion and of contention, it should be easier to address them on the website.

    This may take a few weeks though — we have a few hard deadlines coming up that need to be met and I can't drop those as much as I'd like to. Already they're threatened by the amount of time these emails have consumed. Plus, it's been six months, so another little bit won't change things dramatically. I hope you can be patient if you're willing to wait for these updates. I have a conference in a few weeks that I need to prepare for. After that, this is on deck.

    If you won't refrain, I ask that you give me a chance to review your FAQ or blog post before you publish it so that we can discuss any points that are mistaken or otherwise unfair. If you don't do that, then I'll have to do some sort of formal response/correction after you publish, which will just be annoying for all. Better that we resolve such things between ourselves first, if we can.

    Maybe if you send me a draft (even if it's just an outline), we can incorporate that into the FLP website so that the information is where people would expect to find it rather than one some other website. What do you think of that?

    You can do as you please of course, but since we have these updates planned, I suspect they'll provide much of the information that you're hoping to get out there. Maybe you can contribute to them to make sure they say what you want.

    That might be a half-OK resolution to this back and forth.

    2. How do you feel about this proposed draft of the Q&A;?

    Some responses:

    1. Why are you bothering? Are you still unhappy about this? Even after I've made the updates to the website? I'm surprised, and I thought we made genuine progress towards the goals you had around transparency and understanding.

    2. How are you planning to promote this?

    3. I just genuinely don't understand why you're dedicating your time to attacking me and FLP and undermining RECAP. Do you see something better that you'd rather promote or do you have an alternate vision that you think would be better?

    I literally sit here every day trying to make RECAP better and make it stronger financially and somehow you're dedicated to attacking me. Why not spend your time doing positive work? Promoting RECAP?

    4. If you insist on publishing this, I insist that you add a explanation of the background of our interactions. This should include:

    - How many emails you sent to people on the topic of RECAP, and that you sent those emails over a period of six months.

    - That I reached out to you to try to satisfy your issues with RECAP so that you would (hopefully) stop lobbying against me, my organization, and RECAP.

    - That this was a private email exchange, not an interview or Q&A; as you've framed it. To call it a Q&A; is an incredibly dishonest misrepresentation.

    - That I do not want you publishing this. I don't.

    Everything I wrote there is me going to extreme lengths to explain to you why you're doing the wrong thing, that you're damaging my life's work, and that you're doing harm to RECAP. That context is essential and it'd be shockingly dishonest to omit it.

    The entire thing is out of context. That's the point I'm trying to get across to you. You took an email exchange and edited it to made it look like a Q&A.; That's literally the definition of a different context. As I said before the only fair thing to do here, if you really think you're only providing transparency, is to transparently explain:

    1. That I was doing this because you were emailing dozens (hundreds?) of people over the course of six months and showed no signs of stopping.

    Perhaps you should have a section in there that says you "refuse to answer" this question about how many people you emailed? Or another section that says you refuse to say who you are?

    2. You also, if you care about fairness, should explain that this was a lengthy, private email exchange, not something I was writing for some website you created. Noting the change of context is essential and it must be before the first question for it to be in any way fair.

    I strenuously disagree. You were systematically sending false (or at best, misleading) information to our users and supporters and that's why I engaged with you: To help you understand the full story and to find a place where we could all move on with our lives. Without this context, numerous paragraphs in my emails don't make sense, and it's entirely unclear why I'm writing anything to you in the first place.

    This is an essential part of the context that should not be left off. Why not include this as an introduction?

    No, I don't think it is clear that I reached out to you. That's an important part of the context you're conveniently leaving out, and that belongs at the top if you insist on publishing this.

    This is NOT a Q&A.; This is you editing my emails into some form that suits you. A Q&A; would have both questions and answers that you wrote yourself using the emails as a basis and quoting from them if it made sense to do so. That's very different.

    Q: Does FLP ask for contributions from API users?
    A: According to the email dated, XYZ, yes/no etc.

    That'd be a Q&A.; Converting my emails into a Q&A; like you've done here is very different. It's literally a different context.

    I didn't bother opposing the fact that you were sharing my emails with people or planning to post them — that was off topic at the time, and I didn't think you'd honor such a request — but I do oppose it and would have preferred that you not do so.

    Just because I said that you were planning to do this doesn't mean I favor it.

    Putting this information in the 19th question means that it's buried. If you insist on doxing my emails and converting them to a different context, this information must go at the top to provide proper context.

    3. Why were these changes made with no public consultation or discussion?

    Well, there are lots of reasons. One, I just ran out of time to do a better job of this. Writing blog posts takes time and effort, doing community outreach does too, and it was a push to get the extension out the door before the hard deadline from Mozilla. Given how much work it took, I'm happy that we survived their obsolescence of the old extension. I don't think we get nearly enough credit for that, because it wasn't easy. Trust me when I say that I was working so hard my body ached. I just ran out of time to do as much blogging/outreach/whatever as I wanted.

    But the other side of the coin is that I have done a lot of outreach and I have attempted a lot of community engagement over the years. You can see evidence of this on lots of places on the site. Bottom line: Engagement on a budget is nearly impossible. To engage a community of users, you have to make serious effort and, ultimately, that takes time (money). Consider this: Can you think of any extension where you'd notice if they did a blog post or sent a tweet trying to engage you? I use a couple, like adblockers and things. I can't imagine I'd know if they did a blog post unless it got mainstream press, but that seems exceedingly unlikely for something like RECAP.

    Or another example: When we have new versions of the extension, we often seek beta testers by putting out a tweet or two. If we're lucky, we get one reply. I don't want to say that we'd utterly fail if we made an effort here — who knows, maybe we'd get lucky — but it's a tough thing to do.

    And one final reason: We didn't have a whole lot of choice. The old RECAP server was about eight years old. In software terms, that's a few lifetimes. It was impossible to debug it and it had lots of really bad bugs. What's worse, some of those bugs affected some of the most important cases. Other bugs made it so that RECAP would completely stop working for literally days on end until somebody complained and we went and fixed it (which was never easy). The old system had problems. Looking at fixing it, it was super clear that the new system should work differently, and have the Archive integrated directly rather than as a separate thing. So, with that in mind, and with the lessons learned on the old system, we designed the new one. It's MUCH better:

    - It saves the HTML that people send us, so if we have bugs, we can fix them even in old content. So far, we've reparsed the RECAP content a few times to fix bugs and extract more content than we ever did before.
    - It is fast. Most dockets and PDFs are processed in a matter of milliseconds from when you upload them.
    - It creates permalinks almost instantly for sharing breaking cases or documents.
    - It provides full text search for everything, including for things like parties and attorneys.
    - It allows the kinds of premium services that we can (eventually) use to support it.
    - It's debuggable, by which I mean, when we have bugs, we actually fix them now. You may not have noticed, but in any given week, I debug and fix numerous problems in the new system. These are problems that we're noticing now, which have existed for eight or nine years. The old system was so creaky and buggy, we didn't even notice the problems, let alone fix them.

    So, summing up: I wanted to do more community outreach. I always do. But whenever we do it, it's not spectacularly successful. On top of that, it's hard and requires a lot of resources. (Have you noticed a trend around FLP needing more resources to do the things you want?) And beyond that, I think the new architecture was necessary to make all the improvements listed above, and so even with the engagement, I'm not sure a different outcome could have happened.

    And remember: We had to rewrite the Firefox version of RECAP, and the old RECAP server software was falling apart. It was the right time to redo everything and get a fresh start — which we now have. And this is *very* much for the good for our users.

    Look, I don't disagree that community outreach is good, but like I said before, it takes a lot of effort and our experience is that people just don't respond to much, and we just don't have the resources. We're *not* Wikipedia where we have thousands of engaged editors. We're RECAP, we have users, and for most of them, we don't even have their email address.

    Look, I get it, you don't like the change and you think we should have done more outreach. Sorry you don't like the change, but it was necessary for technical reasons mentioned above. Just stop using RECAP and move on with your life.

    4. I'm asking about the changes in RECAP's distribution model. All of this technobabble is irrelevant.

    I strenuously disagree. If you don't understand the technical side of things like RECAP, you can't understand why some of these changes were made. That, *or* you just have to accept that there are technical reasons the changes were necessary and that you don't fully understand them.

    OK, then I can address that too, but that isn't what the last question was about. The last question was about why weren't people consulted, which I addressed at length.

    As for why the change itself. This is technical, and you already don't want technical explanations, but I'll try anyway. First of all I want to make this very clear because it's been a topic of confusion for you since day one: The RECAP extensions *always* sent the uploads to a RECAP server. It worked in the middle to update Internet Archive, and used Internet Archive as a document storage.

    The way that worked was extremely novel, but it was also *extremely* difficult to maintain, resulting in complex bugs that we could never fix and scaling problems that were nearly impossible to resolve. Not being able to scale meant that the more people that used RECAP, the worse the performance got, and that quite frequently an upload from the extension could take days to even have a link in any form. And the bugs, oh the bugs. They were numerous and they were nearly impossible to fix.

    So why the change? Because the old way was riddled with problems. This fixes those problems. After nearly ten years. That's something to cheer. RECAP has gotten more improvements and fixes in the past six months than possibly ever before. Think about that.

    OK, two things deserve response here. First, I've mentioned this before but you have a critical misunderstanding about how RECAP used to work and about how it currently works. In the past, the extension worked by sending PACER data to the RECAP server, which then used Internet Archive for document and metadata storage. That server was controlled by us, was called the RECAP server, and it was hosted at recapextension.org.

    The current version is basically the same, except that:

    1. It doesn't use Internet Archive as storage, and

    2. It uses CourtListener instead.

    The extension itself *never* sent *anything* to Internet Archive. It always sent the content to a RECAP server, which then did processing and then uploaded the content to the Internet Archive.

    Does that make sense?

    Moving on, you say:

    > As Aaron has said, that system was working fine and there was no good reason to interfere with it. And yes, you have repeatedly said there were bugs with the old system, but if you can upload the metadata to CourtListener immediately, there is no reason why you can't upload it to the Internet Archive immediately.

    There's a bunch of things that are wrong here. I have gathered that you're not a techie, so I don't know how to get into this in a way you'll believe me, but the bottom line is that Internet Archive only allows document uploads and downloads. I.e., you can push PDFs and HTML to it easily enough (which is why we do that), but if you want to push metadata, you have to upload a file with that metadata.

    So, say I want to store the following fact in Internet Archive:

    Fact #1: Roses are red.

    Great, I put that in a file, and then I upload that file to Internet Archive. Done. But then somebody sends us a file (from PACER, say) that says:

    Roses are *pink*

    Hm. Is that the same as what we know? Let's check. We:

    1. Download Fact #1 from Internet Archive.
    2. Compare it to what we just learned.

    Hm, a conflict. I guess they can be both pink or red. Let's make a new file that says:

    Fact #2: Roses are pink.

    And then we upload that to Internet Archive.

    OK, so that's fixed. But in the meantime, we had to:

    1. Receive the updated fact (from PACER, say)
    2. Download the fact we thought we knew.
    3. Make a new file with the new fact.
    4. Upload the new fact.

    That's a *lot* to do every time you get a new fact. And *that* is why the old system was so challenging. All of this might take a minute, or it might take a few days in some cases.

    In the new system, by contrast, we have a database we control. Databases are how you normally handle these things. With a database when you receive a fact, you just:

    1. Update that fact.

    This takes very little processing and it's done in a matter of milliseconds.

    Right now, we're averaging more than 100, 000 docket entries *per day*, because we've been focused on getting as much content from PACER as possible. That's just too much to upload to Internet Archive in a reasonable way, and it's why we needed a new system.

    So you (and Aaron) say:

    > that system was working fine and there was no good reason to interfere with it.

    Well, that's not right. It was taking days to get a URL for a single upload. It would be clogged up for days processing just one update. It had issues parsing data properly. It was *not*, I repeat *not* working just fine. You might not have known about the problems, but believe me, it was a broken system. To fix it required a new approach, which the new system has.

    It was also impossible to fix or improve because it was so old.

    It was also impossible to scale to the amount of data we're now getting because it used Internet Archive as a database instead of using...a database.

    It was not working just fine. The changes we made were *necessary* to keep it working and to make it scale to the data we're now handling.

    You guys are judging a system and saying it was working fine, but you and Aaron had no idea, and how could you?

    You also say:

    > if you can upload the metadata to CourtListener immediately, there is no reason why you can't upload it to the Internet Archive immediately.

    That's also not right. CourtListener is designed specifically to receive content from PACER. It knows what to do with that data, how to handle it properly and make it useful. Internet Archive is more like a dumping ground. You can upload things there, at a given rate, but using it as a database like we were before just isn't a good design — at least not at this scale.

    So I repeat: There are *definitely* reasons why we cannot just upload to the Internet Archive immediately, and the old system was *not* fine.

    Do you accept this? If not, is there anything I can say that will make you understand that the old system had problems and that those problems required a different type of system? I'm not lying here. I've been the maintainer of RECAP for many years and this is what my experience has taught me.

    5. Why didn't you put an alert message in the RECAP browser extension informing users of the proposed changes and seeking their input on them?

    Pretty much anything is possible with software. The better questions are, would it work, would it be worth the effort, and do you have the resources to do it. In this case, it might have worked (people might have responded to that kind of a popup). But it wouldn't have been worth the effort (the changes were needed regardless for the technical reasons above). And in any case, we didn't have the resources to do it because we had a hard deadline from Mozilla and only had one person (me) working on everything. Even without doing this kind of thing, the work barely got done on time.

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    [email protected] fraud Nov 29, 2018

    Part 2 of Aaron Greenspam stalking www.free.law

    6. Why did you not publicly announce that you were charging competitors money for access, or that sites which refused to pay would only be updated once per quarter, or that CourtListener would have preferential access to court documents?

    Really? Because we did announce this change on the blog:

    https://free.law/2017/11/13/the-next-version-of-recap-is-now-live/

    Quoting:

    > As part of our transition to a new infrastructure, we are changing how often we push PACER data to the Internet Archive. Instead of pushing in realtime, as we’ve done historically, the new system starting today will upload PACER data once per quarter.

    As for your question, as usual, you have some mistaken understandings and assumptions:

    1. For years we have asked that people and organizations contribute to FLP if they are relying on our APIs. That was always true, so it wasn't a change we needed to announce. It's also true, as I've mentioned before, that we do this on a sliding scale and we try to find a reasonable solution for anybody that reaches out to us. The money issue has only been a problem for Plainsite. Not for anybody else I can think of.

    2. We did announce that the data would only be pushed once/quarter.

    3. We didn't know that Plainsite would react the way they did when the blog post went live, and that they'd entirely refuse to support FLP. In fact, since they had supported us before, it made sense to assume that the API would be a big improvement for them that they'd be willing and even excited to support us again.

    4. The "preferential access" as you describe it, was always the case, like I said before. We always had a server that the extension interacted with. It did change that our archive became better integrated with the API server, and the archive became much better, so it made sense to show things in our front end as soon as we got them. But look, here's a snapshot of the RECAP Archive from way back in 2012 (!), before these changes went live:

    https://web.archive.org/web/20120107031850/http://archive.recapthelaw.org:80/

    In any case, is there a design you'd propose that'd be different? How would it work? We always got the content from the extension first. How could it be any other way and still be a functioning system? There might be ways to do this — maybe — but, again, you don't want to get into the "technobabble", and doing it other ways becomes a real stretch very quickly. The current design makes a LOT of sense technically, and it has numerous benefits for users.

    5. If you're saying that RECAP users are in the dark about how Plainsite gets its content, well yeah! They always were, and in fact, they always will be, because most of them have never *heard* of Plainsite, and even if they did, they'd probably not particularly care. The reaction I've heard almost across the board is:

    "Wait, Plainsite wants unfettered access to the data so they can run their for-profit business with it? And they aren't willing to contribute *anything*?"

    Why *shouldn't* plainsite, and other organizations that rely on our work help support FLP? It's in everybody's best interest.

    6. If you're saying that RECAP users are in the dark about when things get pushed to the Internet Archive, I don't know what to tell you. We put it in the blog post, and since the changes went live, surely they noticed that the links in RECAP are going to CourtListener. So...they are surely aware that things have changed in some form, and if they want to dig in more deeply, they can check the blog or email us, or read the code, or figure it out in any number of other ways.

    So, once again, I've responded at length to your question explaining why your premise is wrong and why your attack-dog methods are just serving to damage RECAP. I *assume* that's not your goal, so can you tell me the answers to the questions above before I spend any more time on you? What will it take for you to call a truce and move on?

    7. Don't you see anything wrong with an ostensibly non-profit organization making anti-competitive changes in secret, with no public consultation, and without announcing the changes to the public?

    First, I don't see how you can call these anti-competitive. Do you see how laughable that is? If we were actual competitors with Plainsite and other organizations, do you think they'd have *ever* gotten data from us? Do you think we'd have *ever* given it to them? The fact is, everything needs money to run, and for us a logical place to get it from is for-profit corporations that are the biggest users of the RECAP, as I've explained before. Why aren't you more focused on the fact that Plainsite — a for profit corporation — isn't willing to support the system they rely on at any price? Remember: We tried to make something work, but they didn't want to do anything at any price. If they want to have this data, I'm ready to work with them to find something that works. That's anti-competitive?

    As for the "secret" part, give me a break. I've explained in great length how I would have liked to do more outreach on this topic. But, like I said, the priority was to get the system launched according to a deadline set by Mozilla. Would you have preferred that RECAP stopped working and we did more outreach instead? I don't think that's the right balance and there was only time for one or the other.

    This whole thing is so nuts. I'm working every day to make RECAP better. To make it continue to *exist*. There would be *no* RECAP for Firefox *at all* right now, if it weren't for the work we do at FLP. Instead, we have a new system that works much better than the old one. RECAP is healthier than it has been since 2010 or so. Have you considered that? Would you have preferred that RECAP for Firefox died or that we didn't get 100, 000 docket entries per day?

    As for whether people are supportive across the board, I'll say this: Nobody has written up anything about this except for Aaron and Bob Ambrogi. The article Bob wrote was balanced and had thoughts from a variety of people in the industry. Most of those thoughts were supportive or at least understanding.

    If, after this, you are still having people respond that they didn't know about the change, doesn't that kind of indicate to you that it's hard to get this message out? Nobody else has taken the bait to write an article. A few people looked into it, spoke to me, and decided not to. Doesn't seem like they agree there's a scandal here.

    Look, I don't know what it's going to take to convince you that I'm working hard and doing difficult work for not much money. You'll probably never be convinced. I thought that if I gave you a pound of flesh, and answered your questions, you'd accept that things aren't as scandalous as you think and that you had some mistaken assumptions. But I'm not sure I'm making any progress.

    I've already given the past several years of my life to this project, and given you immense quantities of detail about how FLP works, how decisions are made, and why these changes were necessary. What more do you need before you realize it's time to move on?

    How do we end this in a way where you move on with your life and I don't have to spend any more time responding to your messages?

    Do you accept that:

    1. The technical changes were necessary OR that you don't understand the technical part enough to know one way or another?

    2. I wanted to do more outreach, but lacked resources to do so?

    3. There's no big secret scandal here? FLP is just a small organization that lacks resources to do tons of outreach?

    4. The situation with Plainsite is unfortunate, but also it's reasonable to ask them to contribute something as a for-profit organization reliant upon the data?

    5. I am accountable in a variety of ways, and I consulted with people before and after making these changes?

    6. The new RECAP system is vastly improved and we're fortunate that RECAP for Firefox even continues to exist?

    If you haven't yet accepted those things, I'm really not sure what we're doing here. If you have, I don't know why you won't move on.

    8. Why did you and the other Board members repeatedly refuse to answer any of my questions? Why is all of this shrouded in secrecy?

    I don't feel like it was super secret, but when somebody comes and starts asking lots of accusatory and combative questions, as you did (and continue to do, except, perhaps in your last email), I don't trust them, and I don't (usually) spend my time on them. It's risky for me and the organization, and it's unlikely that you can ever please somebody that's already asking combative questions.

    That doesn't make it secret, so much as it makes it...not a good or safe use of my time. Alas, it seems I have no choice but to email with you now even if I think it's not normally the best use of my time. I still find this risky and time consuming, but we're getting there, I think. Maybe you'll be satisfied after this email, who knows?

    I can't speak for the other board members, but pretty quickly you were on the offensive. It was (and is) a better use of my time to focus on people that are supporting us rather than ones that are attacking us. If somebody already doesn't like you, it's near impossible to change their mind. And it's rarely worth it.

    9. Why are you so reluctant to answer my questions now?

    You've absorbed a lot of my time already John, so you need to recognize that any time I spend responding to you is time I don't spend helping the rest of the RECAP users. And I've already spent a lot of time dealing with your emails already.

    On top of all this, which I think a reason enough to prefer email, I can't trust you not to use whatever I say against me. You're doing your best to disparage me and my organization, and I'm unsure that you'll ever be satisfied — so far, you haven't been, but I'm trying one last time. If I responded to all your questions in writing, I think there's about a 99% chance there wouldd be a misunderstanding, or that you'd be unsatisfied in some way. And when that happened, you'd have more ammo for your emails.

    So I don't think it's a fair way to go forward, for you to ask a gazillion questions, any one of which you can use against me and my organization, if you so choose.

    So far, I've spent a lot of time answering your questions, and yet you persist in demanding that I answer more and more. With every question I answer, I take more risk that you'll turn around and use my words against me.

    Are you satisfied enough yet to leave me and my organization alone? Do you feel like you've got the big picture or at least enough of it to understand that I'm working hard at this, doing a very difficult thing, and working with extremely limited resources? So far, you've only hurt RECAP via your emails to everybody and now via taking my time. Are you done yet? I sincerely propose we all move on.

    We can keep going over the questions, but the answers form a trend. I work hard. I'm not perfect. I could do a better job sometimes, but that's true for all of us. More resources would solve a lot of problems, but that hasn't happened in the many years we've been doing this. The situation with Aaron is pretty bad, but he's unwilling to work with us. We've tried hard to work with him, but it hasn't worked out. Sometimes in life, things don't work out. It sucks, but it happens.

    I know you're aching for answers do your array of questions, but I've given you a lot over the past week so you see the big picture. Do you get it yet? Will you move on yet? I don't enjoy this, it's a bad use of my time, and I don't feel you've given me a choice. Do you feel good about that? Are you sure you're fighting the right fight? I want to move on and spend my time doing real work, not satisfying one user that just won't stop sending emails to people.

    Just stop using RECAP and move on. Seriously. I think it's time. I think it's WAY past time. I want to work on RECAP, not on satisfying you. Let's do better things with our lives than continue this conversation forever. Do you get it yet?

    So. I'll answer your latest question, but I have questions for you before we continue to another of your questions:

    1. Will you ever be satisfied? What would this take? I've tried to explain why you're mistaken about a number of things, and to explain why there are subtleties with regards to Plainsite and RECAP that you're unaware of. What more will it take? By now, I think you should realize — or at least begin to realize — that you've made a tempest out of a teapot and that there's really no scandal here. Are you beginning to see that?

    2. Do you think it's reasonable to attack an organization like FLP when it's doing good work? Do you think it's reasonable to force me to answer these questions for days and days? You're not just asking idle questions — that'd be fine. No, you're demanding detailed answers to complex questions, and you're forcing those answers under threat of attack.

    I think this is totally unreasonable and that you need to stop. Just call a truce and let us move on. I've been begging you for days, but I worry that you are getting pleasure out of this — it seems likely that attacking me and FLP has become a hobby for you. Especially since you've been doing it so long now.

    3. Does any part of you think that you're just torturing me for the sake of it, and/or that you're damaging RECAP by doing so? Maybe it's time to stop?

    Please let me know if this is beginning to provide clarity into my and FLP's thinking. I'd love to avoid doing this much typing for all 18 of your questions. Big picture, I want you to understand that I sit in this chair for upwards of 40 hours a week for the purpose of getting this data out there. I'm not evil or dishonest like you seem to think I am, but I am trying to make a living so that I can continue doing what I think is important work. Do you think I quit my job and founded FLP to get rich?

    Please remember, every email I type to you is real work that's not getting done. The sooner you can be satisfied, the sooner we can all go back to doing good things. Please try to find a way to understand things in a favorable light. You might not be there yet, but please try.

    Are we done? Are you done? Can we all move on with our lives? I've replied to your questions honestly and thoroughly.

    Once again, I humbly suggest we all find more enjoyable and productive ways to spend our time.

    There are now 12, 000 words in this email chain. How many will you force me to write before you realize it's time to move on with your life and stop damaging RECAP? Please just move on.

    10. You seem to think it's a burden to consult with the community about changes and answer users' questions. Is that correct?

    You're wrong. I don't care at all about *your* input. You've been a burden to me and you've done damage to me, my organization, and RECAP. But that doesn't mean I treat everybody this way. I get input from lots of other people and I welcome it. But you, who has been attacking me and combative? I don't want your input. I just want you to leave me and my organization alone.

    Everybody I've talked to has told me not to communicate with you at all. Everybody. I'm here today and over the past week in hopes that they're wrong, and that although you have some wrong notions about FLP and about RECAP, I can help you to understand that there's no scandal here. I'm taking a big risk talking to you at all. The more I say, the more chances you have to screw me. But, I'm taking this risk because I'm hopeful you're sensible and that you'll see that I'm one person, working hard for little pay, to do what I think is important work.

    Still though, you won't go away. Perhaps I'm wrong and nothing will satisfy you enough for you to end what you see as your righteous crusade to expose RECAP and FLP. Or whatever you think your mission is.

    *You* and your questions are a burden on me, yes. Like I said before, I have done lots of community engagement in the past, and I'll do more of it in the future. I believe in building up the RECAP community. But let's be clear here. RECAP is an extension. Extensions don't usually have communities. Besides that, building community and doing outreach takes time. I only have so much of that, so I have to decide, carefully, if it's worth my time to do community outreach or if my time is better spent doing work to enhance the system.

    First, nothing you say will convince me that you're not forcing me to write these emails to the detriment of RECAP. What does RECAP get out of these emails? What do I get from it? The only thing I hope to get is you gaining enough of an understanding of me, FLP, and RECAP, that you'll move on with your life.

    Second, you can't compare FLP to Wikipedia. Do you know how much time it takes to do what they do? Wikipedia has full time staff doing community work. We don't have full time staff doing any single thing. Like I've said before, I'm not opposed to community outreach, and I've done lots of it over the years for FLP, but it's not easy and it takes time, which is extremely scarce. As with anything I do, it's a trade off. If I do one thing, I don't do another. Right now, I'm writing this email to you. I could be working on appellate support for RECAP instead. I wish I were, but you've given me no choice.

    As to accountability and fiefdom and whatever, you, frankly, have no idea who I report to, nor who I consult with. You just don't, because how could you? You assume I report to nobody or maybe just to my board, but you have no idea. I have a board and I consult with lots of other people about changes. I literally consult every day with different people, and we have a slack group where people give their input. Right now, it has something like 50 members that I discuss things with.

    I am happy to receive feedback and criticism. I seek and receive it all the time. But, like I've said, I don't care for yours. This isn't an attitude I have towards other people. Only those that have attacked my organization for six months straight.

    You know, you didn't have to go and do all those emails just because you didn't like my answers. You could have just...stopped using RECAP and moved on. I'm glad you're passionate about RECAP, but I don't think I'll ever understand why you cared so much and decided to do your emailing campaign.

    PART II: Relationships with Other Organizations

    11. How much money did you intend to charge PlainSite and other organizations? And why have you been so resistant to revealing the price publicly?

    As I've said many times previously, I won't disclose details of agreements that we have with people or organizations. You're just some guy from the Internet (as we all are), and it wouldn't be right for me to disclose this kind of information just because you asked and sent lots of emails. Frankly, the exact details are none of your business, but if you want this info, you can ask Aaron and he can tell you. That's fine by me, but it's not my info to tell.

    What I can provide are some details around the generalities that might satisfy you. First, setting a price for access to our APIs is not an exact science. Our goal is to find a sweet spot that's fair to everybody including the researcher or organization and FLP. The general idea here is to have a sliding scale pricing model so that those that can support FLP will, and those that cannot can still get what they need to accomplish their goals. In general, this works very well, and there are lots of people that are using the API. Right now if you check the CourtListener homepage, you'll see that we've had over 500, 000 API requests in the past 10 days. That's a big success for our mission!

    As applies to Plainsite, what I can tell you is that we didn't ever set a price. I suggested something as a conversation starter for what I thought was fair for a commercial user of the data. Aaron refused to consider any amount. He's running a business using the RECAP data, and it seems fair that he contribute something on an ongoing basis to support the system. (Contrary to what you may believe, it takes a lot to run and maintain RECAP.) Aaron may counter that he has contributed in the past, but those contributions were for specific work that we did, not for ongoing support forever.

    Well, non-profits are accountable to the public in a number of ways, but none of those ways involve disclosing business transactions to random members of the public. Non-profits are accountable by providing their tax information, and via their board. I can't imagine you'd do much better demanding contract details from United Way or Goodwill or ACLU. Good luck with that.

    12. Why won't you even give a ballpark range for how much you proposed to charge PlainSite even though you already told Bob Ambrogi that it was between $500 and $1, 000 a month?

    Ah, well, I forgot that was in there. So you've got the answer you're looking for already. Good.

    13. Ben Edelman suggests that RECAP could be funded through premium services. Instead of charging other organizations money for access to the RECAP database, did you consider offering any premium services?

    Yep. And we even have a few (real time alerts are the big one), and we're working on more to be released soon. I think they'll be an important part of our blend of funding along with donations, grants, and client work.

    But...this is a tricky thing to do as a non-profit, because you can only sell things like this if you can demonstrate that they're in line with your mission. If you sell too much stuff like this, the IRS (rightly) starts looking at you and thinking "Hey, they really kinda look like a for-profit business." So you have to be careful not to do this too much unless the premium features are part of your mission. But we have room in our finances to do more of this, and we are working on it.

    What I think would really be powerful would be to keep track of how much money people are saving with the extensions, then ask for some percentage of that every so often or on an ongoing basis. E.g., "Automatically donate X% of my PACER savings to RECAP." I think a lot of people would go for that, but it's tricky due to privacy issues (we don't track RECAP users), and it's hard to implement generally. But I think it'd work — maybe we'll get there one day. That gets at another problem: Building these kinds of things takes time (money), and so there's always a chicken and egg problem. But we're working on that.

    14. What's the nature of the micropayment auction system you are/were planning to implement?

    We're not planning to implement something like that, so much as thinking about how it would be a useful and interesting feature. The big picture: RECAP is saving people money. What if they could donate some percentage of that back to FLP as support for RECAP? The more value you got from RECAP, the more you'd donate. It could work nicely, but it's probably riddled with privacy challenges like so many of these things.

    15. Did you consider any less drastic measures besides denying access to other organizations if they refused to pay?

    Well, as I said already, when we spoke to Aaron and discussed money, I only suggested an amount, and at that point he refused to contribute anything, and then took this nuclear via his blog. If he had said the number was too high, or that he didn't make much money with Plainsite, we would have found a way for it to work.

    Our goal is to get this data to as many people as possible. Part of that means we need to charge somebody for something so that FLP and RECAP can continue existing. If FLP collapses, RECAP will too. Money makes the world go 'round, but despite running a for-profit business on top of the data we provide, he wasn't willing to make ongoing contributions to support us. I find that really disappointing, and I was surprised by the stance he took.

    As for other ways to make money, we've tried and considered most of them over the years. We never take changes lightly and we try to proceed using the experience we have and considering our mission as the most important thing. So, you can charge for the extension, but then nobody would use or install it. You can ad advertising to your website, but we tried that and it didn't bring much money in (at the same time, the ads were horrible). You can do fundraisers. We do, and they help, but they're not enough. Or you can do the obvious thing, and build useful services for people that have the biggest demands for data, and you can work with them to find a price that makes everybody successful. It should be in their interest to to provide ongoing support if they rely on your service, and it shouldn't be hard to find a reasonable price point on a sliding scale that works for everybody. Have you considered there may be a lot of people happily using and supporting the RECAP APIs that you don't know about?

    Yes, we considered many things. We tried many things. And this is what we're trying now.

    But ultimately, your premise is a bit off. We tried hard to work with Aaron, but he was unwilling to contribute anything to support his main source of data for his for-profit business. I don't see this as us refusing him data. I see it as him refusing to support the thing that he has relied on for something like ten years. We didn't ask for much. In fact, we didn't even set a price. He refused to consider supporting us at any ongoing amount.

    16. Did you give any consideration to the impact these changes would have on the users of PlainSite and other sites which refused to pay?

    As I've said before, we tried to find a way to work with Aaron, but he was unwilling to really even discuss the topic of ongoing contributions. So I don't see it so much as us denying him the documents as I do him refusing to contribute to something he relies on. Maybe it's both. But regardless, yes, I've considered how that would affect Aaron and his users. I'm not happy about this situation, as I hope I've made clear numerous times.

    17. Besides contributing to your salary, is there a compromise, such as an in-kind donation, that would lead you to grant PlainSite real-time access to the documents?

    There's probably a way forward, but I don't think you're going to broker it. To broker such a deal would require that I trust you, and I don't. I don't even know your name, and you don't trust me to tell it to me. I think a deal could involve all of these things you mention, yep, but I don't think Aaron is interested.

    As for the past contributions he's made, I'm glad you brought these up. All of these were to build specific features for RECAP. That kind of thing is good for RECAP feature-wise, but it doesn't go towards ongoing expenses or ongoing maintenance. In other words, these were essentially work-for-hire types of contributions. He gave this and in return he got that.

    I also find it weird how he always includes the funds from Princeton in his accounting, but that's another topic. There was also some weirdness about how even those funds worked out that made a lot of people frustrated. This was before my time, so I don't know what that's about, but point being that nothing is as simple as it seems.

    In any case, his last contribution was in 2014. That was for a concrete piece of work he wanted, and it was a long time ago for something that his (for profit!) business relies on every day.

    18. How do you feel knowing that the United States Courts Archive has shut down due to the changes?

    As for United States Courts Archive, you've got your facts all wrong. I talked to him around the time of the changes, and he effectively said, "Oh, so you're putting everything in RECAP online? Then my work is done." If you go to the United States Courts Archive website, you'll see he makes no mention of being upset, and instead links to RECAP and CourtListener four times. The guy who ran that site didn't put any ongoing work into it, and had a different full time job. When he learned we were putting everything online, he seemed fine with it in a "mission accomplished" kind of way. Things with him really never got as far as money.

    I'd be surprised if the guy running USCA talked to Aaron. I think Aaron is just using the same assumptions that you are on this topic. I did talk to the guy running it to get his perspective, and you have to admit, if he was angry, his homepage wouldn't look the way it does. He'd say if he was upset, or he'd at least not drive all his traffic to us. Right?

    19. Actually, he did speak with Aaron.

    Interesting that they spoke. I guess it's possible he told me and Aaron different versions of the truth about why he shut it down, or that he had a variety of reasons, or that Aaron and I focused on different parts of it. He seemed really not very put out though when I talked to him, I'll say that. And he redirects his traffic, which I think is a pretty big indicator. And we never got to the topic of money, so it wasn't that either...

    20. If there's no scandal here, why did the operator of the United States Courts Archive and several other individuals refuse to discuss the matter on the record with Bob Ambrogi? Ambrogi told me that trying to get information was "like investigating Watergate." Why is this shrouded in secrecy?

    Yeah, can you blame [the operator of the United States Courts Archive] for not wanting to get involved?

    I think people that got your letter probably decided they didn't want to get into it, or didn't care enough to go on the record. I don't know, but I don't think that indicates that there's some sort of scandal. Some people — some very important ones in this world — did go on the record, and they didn't seem outraged to me.

    I've also discussed this with many others in the community both before the change, and as a result of your letters. Their response has been unanimously supportive and understanding, with the two exceptions you know: Ben Edelman and Aaron.

    I think people just don't want to get involved. I don't know.

    PART III: Money, the Free Law Project, and Donors

    21. Why did you collect a salary of $90, 010 in 2016 even though the FLP's total revenues were only $54, 528? And if you actually made less than $90, 010 as you claimed in Bob Ambrogi's article, why does the Form 990 say $90, 010?

    I sent a correction to Bob for that, since it was off the cuff during a phone interview. I wrote:

    > First, the 90k salary figure is correct — for 2016. In 2015 we were more focused on getting things rolling than on getting me paid properly, so 2016 adjusted for that. Last year was a normal year at about 62k, so I think the important number is that from 2015 to 2017 the average was just under 60k — pretty meager, honestly, for a CTO, Exec Director or Developer in the bay area, and much less than I used to get before I started FLP.

    Bob said he'd post this, but I don't think he ever did. In any case, the answer to your question is: Your facts are wrong/incomplete; dig deeper. Also, please don't miss the fact that I was doing this and not collecting a salary for much of 2015. We were so focused on doing this work that we didn't figure out accounting. It just wasn't as important as doing real work. And, sure enough, that's what you've been using as part of your ammo in your emails. I guess a good deed never goes unpunished.

    I've been doing this full time for something like four years I think. Go back and see how much money I've been paid over that period, and consider how much somebody with my skills could make doing a different job in the bay area. $60k is probably less than half of what I'd make if I took a tech job. That's a HUGE gap that we're trying to address.

    22. Ben Edelman suggests that RECAP's expenses shouldn't be particularly high, especially considering that open source software development often does not entail paying developers anything at all. How do you reconcile this with a salary of $90, 010?

    Almost everything goes towards my salary. This is pretty common in small non-profits with low outside expenses. We do everything we can to keep our expenses extremely low outside of having to pay me.

    We've been open source for nearly ten years. We've yet to see the crowds banging down our door to fix bugs and develop useful features. We have a few volunteers, and they're awesome, but what Ben's hoping for here is a free lunch. This is a nice idea and it's the dream of open source since forever, but that only exists in very limited arenas.

    An example. The Linux kernel is probably considered the most successful open source project ever. They, helpfully, have a foundation that does an report every so often. Here's the 2017 report:

    https://go.pardot.com/l/6342/2017-10-24/3xr3f2/6342/188781/Publication_LinuxKernelReport_2017.pdf

    Look on page 15, and you'll see:

    > well over 85 percent of all kernel development is demonstrably done by developers who are being paid for their work.

    (emphasis mine)

    And:

    > ...the volume of contributions from unpaid developers [...] is 8.2 percent

    That's for the Linux kernel.

    I wish Ben was right, and we had a stampede of developers banging down our door to work on RECAP. We just don't, and trust me when I say that volunteers are very limited in the kinds of things they are willing and able to work on. They can do bug fixes, but they pretty much always prefer to build new features. Features that, in turn...would have more bugs nobody would want to fix...

    Having me to work on RECAP and CourtListener full time, for years, is important. That takes money.

    23. Your organization's name is the "Free Law Project, " and you constantly argue, on your website and in court filings, that court documents should be free and freely available to everyone. Is one person's salary worth compromising this principle?

    Look, I've spent a lot of time discussing things with you. If you believe that RECAP would be just fine without anybody working on it, fine. But what do you think I do here? I work on RECAP pretty much every day to keep it running, add new features, expand and improve how it works, etc.

    Right now, for example, there'd be no RECAP for Firefox at all if I didn't sit here and work on things. There'd barely be a RECAP server. To the people that think RECAP can just exist without somebody working on it, I disagree. Why? Because I've poured hundreds of hours into making it work and I know that work was important to its continuing (and improving) functionality.

    If you have any doubt about the need for somebody doing this work, have a look at our (totally open; totally transparent) bug backlog. It's long and detailed and it's full of requests and bugs from users that want RECAP to be better in one way or another. Right now we have something like 300 open issues across CourtListener, RECAP, and Juriscraper. Not all of these are for RECAP, but a lot are, and the others are important too.

    An example: Today somebody reached out with thousands of PDFs they want included in the RECAP Archive. Would you prefer that I add those to the archive (for the good of everybody) or that nobody respond to his message at all? That work won't get done for free.

    We do provide free access to legal materials to the vast majority of people and organizations. You can go to our website, you can download bulk data, we push thousands of PDFs to Internet Archive nightly, and most of our APIs are in fact free — they have been for years. For some of our APIs — the ones that require the most work — we ask for contributions from those that can afford them. We don't set an amount, and we do so on a sliding scale.

    I honestly don't understand your vision for Free Law Project or RECAP. Do you think I should quit, get a new job, and then we all pray that everything keeps working smoothly? It doesn't work like that. There's work to be done. That work requires staffing. Staffing requires money.

    I think those questions are answered. The old system was near death and it costs money to fix, maintain, and expand it. That money has to come from somewhere. Operating costs include having somebody (like me) that can jump in and fix bugs, reboot servers, all that stuff.

    Maybe I haven't driven this home enough, but Mozilla deprecated the system that the old Firefox APIs used. If it wasn't for me working for months, there would *be* no Firefox extension right now and the server would be barely hanging on. Is that what you prefer? Or do you think those things should be somehow done by free labor?

    This isn't a deposition. If you're not prepared to make some assumptions in good faith based on what you know at this point, I don't know how to continue here. The bottom line is that running, maintaining, and enhancing RECAP takes time. The old system was not fine. It needed a lot of work. Work takes staffing. Staffing takes money.

    If it wasn't for FLP paying my salary, there would be no RECAP for Firefox right now and the server would still be in very bad shape. I don't understand how you can't make the connection that me getting paid for this work leads directly to RECAP continuing to exist and to thrive, and that that is how information is available at all. You're caught up on the perfect, and unwilling to accept the good.

    It's insane to me that I've dedicated nearly a decade of my life to this work and that you're coming after me for wanting compensation for it. Do you see other people doing this for free somewhere? This is mind-boggling.

    24. $62, 000 a year is not "free labour." Why is a $6, 000 increase (or any increase) in your salary necessary for RECAP to exist?

    Once again, we never settled on an amount, though I'm not sure that's here nor there.

    As for the rest of my salary, you can debate it if you want. $60k is less than half of what I could get doing this same work elsewhere, and if you want to have good people doing a job, you have to pay competitive wages. The board supports this amount of money (both past board members and current ones), and it's not an unusually high amount in the Bay Area, where we are based.

    25. How much of the FLP's revenues are spent on buying documents from PACER?

    [refused to answer]

    26. How much of the FLP's revenues are spent on the servers and bandwidth?

    [refused to answer]

    27. Why are the minutes of your Board meetings not posted online? Will you release the minutes of the Board meeting(s) where you decided to make the RECAP changes?

    Sorry, we don't release the minutes currently. We probably could, but I don't want to go through them to see what is/isn't in there. Probably nothing, but we do talk about people we'd want on the board, and things of that sort. Some of that gets personal.

    But mostly they're pretty mundane bullet-point kinds of notes. I'll consider posting them in the future. It's not a bad idea, but again, we're not Wikipedia.

    28. What changes have you made to address concerns about your lack of transparency?

    I'm still at this conference, but I managed to find a minute to make some website changes. I think these address a lot of your concerns if not all of them, but please let me know if they raise any others.

    The changes appear on the FAQ section of the RECAP site, where there are a couple new Q&A;'s:

    https://free.law/recap/faq/#recap-and-internet%C2%A0archive

    And at the entry point to the APIs, where we've spelled out our process and expectations more clearly:

    https://www.courtlistener.com/api/

    You mentioned that Aaron thought that we should be asking more of law firms, so I made sure that in both of these places, we mention them. That was a good call. I also went so far as to provide actual dollar figures at least in the RECAP FAQ's, like you suggested.

    There are a handful of other smaller tweaks throughout the system to clarify language. You can find those in the source code, if you're interested, but they're not terribly thrilling.

    I don't think at this point we'll be doing any blog posts specifically about this topic. To my mind, the above changes make things pretty clear.

    What do you say, can we put this whole thing to bed?

    29. On your updated FAQ, you say "we hope you’ll consider contributing to support Free Law Project in exchange for your usage of the APIs. We only ask that you contribute..." Is payment mandatory or voluntary? And why is the wording so ambiguous?

    [refused to answer]

    30. Why do you use a "pay what you can" model instead of the "pay what you want" model which Wikipedia uses?

    [refused to answer]

    31. Your top three donors in 2017 contributed $81, 091, which was 85% of your revenue for that year. Why are the names of those donors omitted from your 2017 Form 990?

    Disclosing top donors isn't required in your public 990, and like many non-profits, we don't disclose ours. I would normally disclose this to somebody that asked, but since you're going out and sending the kinds of emails you are, I don't want to give you anything you could use as ammunition. Sorry, but why would I tell you this?

    32. Are the top three donors individuals, for-profit corporations, or other non-profit organizations?

    [refused to answer]

    33. Of the $95, 459 in contributions you received in 2017, only $18, 792 of it was "gifts, " while the other $76, 667 was "program service revenue." What are your top three donors receiving in return for their contributions? Are they simply getting access to the RECAP database or are they "investing" in the FLP?

    [refused to answer]

    34. If you are a non-profit organization, why does 80% of your funding come from "program service revenue?" Are you actually running a for-profit business?

    [refused to answer]

    PART IV: Personal Questions from John Fuenchem

    35. Why did you falsely accuse me of being a pseudonym for Aaron Greenspan?

    I couldn't, and still can't imagine anybody caring as much as you do about such an esoteric thing without having a financial incentive like Aaron does. You being Aaron was the most likely explanation, and I still have no reason to believe that you're not Aaron's silent partner or something like that, quietly using these emails to build a case against me. I'll never know what animates you, and that's fine with me.

    On top of this:

    - You don't exist in Google. This is nearly impossible for most people.
    - Nobody knows you, but you seem to know everybody. (Sounds like an alias.)
    - You wouldn't reveal your identity to Bob Ambrogi.
    - You have a Canadian Yahoo! account. Why would a Canadian care about PACER, much less RECAP?
    - You won't have a phone call with me.
    - etc.

    There are lots of reasons to think you either *are* Aaron or are somehow closely affiliated with him. I don't much care at this point, provided you go away, but are you ready to provide proof of your identity now? Seems like a simple request. If not, I'll continue to assume the above, but I'll never really know. Honestly, other people care a lot more than I do. I just want to stop seeing your name in my inbox.

    36. Why have you made false allegations of "harassment" and threats of legal action against me? Do you disavow the accusations and threats Brad Johnson made against me?

    I spent time talking about you because when somebody is attacking your organization and emailing your supporters — for six months! — you end up trying to figure out how to take care of it, and you wind up talking a lot about that person. My hope is that by emailing you now, I'll never have to think about you or talk about you again. That's my only goal — to convince you to leave me and my organization alone.

    As far as I'm concerned, you *have* harassed me. You have attacked my organization with mistaken assumptions. You have forced me to write thousands of words explaining various things. You have spent six months ferreting out people's email addresses, and trying to hunt down my allies and supporters. You've sought out local and national journalists, and wasted a monumental amount of my time. If that's not harassment, I don't know what is.

    As for legal action, if this thread ends peacefully, I plan to focus on RECAP. Like always.

    Brad doesn't speak for me or FLP.

    37. Will you withdraw your allegations and threats against me, and apologize for them, publicly or privately?

    I don't think I care about apologies, frankly. I think you owe me one for all of the things I've outlined in these emails. All of the time you've spent sending wrong information and damaging me and my organization. The stress you've caused.

    I think you've got this totally backwards and that your righteous crusade was a huge mistake. I think it will take you many years to realize that, but I hope that you eventually will.

    Was I wrong about you being Aaron? Time will tell. If so, I apologize for that, and I'll be happy to share that news publicly. But at the same time, I'll never know your association with him, and I don't think it was a wild assumption. It's the one everybody is making.

    That said, I don't much care about apologies. I just want to stop seeing your name in my inbox. We don't have to be friends for this to end.

    I don't know when I [accused you of being a pseudonym for Aaron], but I went ahead and apologized publicly anyway, in a write up I just posted on Twitter that summarizes some of our exchange:

    https://twitter.com/mlissner/status/1003502299291873281

    If anything in there bothers you, please let me know. I did my best to be completely fair and accurate so people can have an update on

    38 Votes
  • Wa
    Wacko Jacko AG Dec 10, 2018

    Fraud and scams.

    46 Votes
  • Ja
    Jax Malachi Dec 22, 2018

    Neil Greenspan website uses fear to force people to pay to remove personal information. In any other form, this would be called extortion. Regardless of whether the information is correct, approved for publication by the individual, or considered legal.

    In my case, they listed a family court custody hearing as a Criminal Offense and had multiple family members listed that are of no relation. They must delete your court records upon request. There are laws being broken here, and this is a Grade A extortion scam.
    Dr. Neil S Greenspan has a crazy angry look.

    34 Votes
  • Dr. Neil Greenspan claims zero income between 2013-2017. What about all the extortion money you and crazy Aaron Greenspan made.

    Think Computer Foundation is a charitable organization in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Its tax id (EIN) is 34-1937820. It was granted tax-exempt status by IRS in August, 2001.

    Organization Name Think Computer Foundation
    Tax Id (EIN) 34-1937820
    Address 20560 Shelburne Rd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122-1941
    In Care of Name Neil S Greenspan
    All tax-exempt organizations in zip code 44122
    Tax Period Asset Income Revenue
    December, 2013 $0 $0 $0
    December, 2015 $0 $0 $0
    December, 2016 $0 $0 $0
    December, 2017 $0 $0 $0
    IRS Exempt Status Ruling Date August, 2001
    Exempt Status Unconditional Exemption
    Deductibility Contributions are deductible
    Tax Exempt Classification Educational Institutions and Related Activities
    Tax Exempt Activity Education (Not Elsewhere Classified)
    NTEE Code B99
    Foundation Type Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes. 509(a)(2)

    39 Votes
  • Ch
    Charki5 Jul 27, 2019

    @Plainsite.org Greenspan scam NEIL S GREENSPAN MD
    NPI Number 1386663938 Entity TypeIndividualProvider NameNEIL S GREENSPAN MDProvider Mailing Address
    First Line24701 EUCLID AVESecond Line3RD FLOORCityEUCLIDStateOHPostal Code44117-1714CountryUSPhone Fax Provider Practice Location
    First Line11100 EUCLID AVESecond Line CityCLEVELANDStateOHPostal Code44106-1716CountryUSPhone 216-844-7494 Fax216-286-6341Authorized Official
    Title or Position Name Credential Telephone Number Provider Enumeration Date07/18/2006Last Updated08/17/2010
    Is it your NPI number ?
    Detailed Information
    NPI Number 1386663938 has the "Individual" type of ownership and has been registered to the following primary business legal name (which is a provider name or healthcare organization name) — NEIL S GREENSPAN MD. Records indicate that the provider gender is "Male". The enumeration date of this NPI Number is 07/18/2006. NPI Number information was last updated on 08/17/2010.

    The provider is physically located (Business Practice Location) at:

    11100 EUCLID AVE
    CLEVELAND, OH
    44106-1716, US
    NEIL S GREENSPAN MD can be reached at his practice location using the following numbers:

    Phone: 216-844-7494
    Fax: 216-286-6341
    The provider's official mailing address is:

    24701 EUCLID AVE 3RD FLOOR
    EUCLID, OH
    44117-1714, US
    The contact numbers associated

    19 Votes
  • Jo
    Joey Ovir Dec 31, 2018

    His new scam.

    Crazy thinks he reporter .

    49 Votes
  • Fr
    Freedom to privacy data Jan 06, 2019

    Doctor is an extortionist and refuses to remove names unless you pay a ransom.

    43 Votes
  • Pl
    Plainsite.org scam fraud Feb 12, 2019

    How the heck am I being charged by Aaron Greenspan. Aaron Jacob Greenspan and Dr. Neil S Greenspan posted my personal information on plainsite.org without my consent. This is extortion. First of all plainsite has wrong information about me. Aaron Greenspan is a arrogant ugly [censored] am who just rambles on making no sense. Aaron Greenspan and Dr. Neil S Greenspan are anti government. Aaron Greenspan PlainSite Reality Check Facebook, Inc. Plainsite reminds me of The Unabomber Manifesto: Industrial Society and Its Future. Aaron Greenspan rents out a tiny room . Very Similar to the way Ted Kaczynski lived.

    Aaron Greenspan charged me but still didnt remove. Do not pay him. He threatened to post even more if I reported to authorities .

    Who gave you the authority to post personal data you ugly crazy freak???????

    Mental patient who just rambles. Aaron Greenspan realty checked gave me the creeps and reminded me
    Unabomber Manifesto: Industrial Society and Its Future. Mark my words. This Aaron Greenspan is a danger to society.

    34 Votes
  • Ju
    Jug Jake Feb 15, 2019

    Fraudulent Chairty!!!

    32 Votes
  • Ju
    Jug Jake Feb 15, 2019

    Fraudulent chairty to avoid IRS and harrass the public. The sick fake chairty harrass the public with this garbage. If they were latino or black they would be in jail. They get a free pass because their white.

    35 Votes
  • Ex
    extortionist suck Feb 16, 2019

    Pathological lier is tried to extort $10, 000 a day. He is a bully!! The entire family is a huge crime network.

    36 Votes
  • Ex
    Extortionist dweeb Feb 19, 2019

    Very dumb son.

    32 Votes
  • Ex
    Extortionist loser AG Feb 26, 2019

    Extortionist scum.

    29 Votes
  • Ke
    Key Fob mail Mar 03, 2019

    The DR supports extortion and extortionist. Plainsite attempted several times to extort money from me by raising the cost.
    I am ready to go to the Federal Trade Commission for such unethical practices. Extortion is serious and will be taken seriously.

    33 Votes
  • More articles on Dr. Extortion.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6345542/

    Neil Greenspan
    In your Immunology Today article [3] with Rolf in 1997, you refer to the discovery of MHC restriction as a “paradigm shift.” Had you read Thomas Kuhn’s book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions [4], where the term originated?

    About Dr. Neil Greenspan, MD
    Dr. Neil Greenspan is a pathologist in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 60 doctors at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center who specialize in Pathology.
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    https://health.usnews.com/doctors/neil-greenspan-457389

    Neil S Greenspan
    Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Corresponding author. Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7288, USA. Telephone: (216) 368-1280. Fax: (216) 368-1357. E-mail: [email protected]

    31 Votes
  • Ra
    Randy Johnson 3rd Mar 09, 2019

    It's a clever scambextortion this greenslan crime family has going on. By mentioning people by name they are letting everyone know they have tons of nformation on them. It's a sort of warning that if the greenspan family is touched or charged for their criminal activity they can unleash tons of wrong doing information about the ones who asked for information to be removed.. So they effectively have made themselves into the "two scorpions in a bottle" axiom. None can sting or they both die. It's a wonderful and very evil but clever tactic these criminals are using.
    This criminal clan played that one wonderfully. They are smarter than the police and lawyers. They are more experienced in crime than these police. And they are way more evil and corrupt than lawyers.

    What the police gambled on is how well can they control psychopaths, crack heads . That is to be seen. None is buying the shaker heights Police theory on the family. And no one is under the slightest impression that these officers mentioned are "clean". Every crime the Greenspan criminal clan commits and gets away with- more people take notice.

    33 Votes
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    [email protected] Mar 10, 2019

    Information on DR extortion.

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    Dr. Neil Greenspan received his A.B., magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1975. He then earned M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1981 until 1986, Dr. Greenspan was a Resident in Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Pathology) at Barnes Hospital, and from 1982-1985 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Immunology at Washington University, both in St. Louis. In 1986, Dr. Greenspan became a faculty member at the Case School of Medicine. He is currently Professor of Pathology at Case and the Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

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    Dr. Neil Greenspan received his A.B., magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1975. He then earned M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1981 until 1986, Dr. Greenspan was a Resident in Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Pathology) at Barnes Hospital, and from 1982-1985 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Immunology at Washington University, both in St. Louis. In 1986, Dr. Greenspan became a faculty member at the Case School of Medicine. He is currently Professor of Pathology at Case and the Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

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    Relapse Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Apparently Due to Somatic Cell Evolution via Epigenetic Variation and Immune Selection
    Published February 27, 2019
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    Neil S. Greenspan

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    10.20411/pai.v4i1.285
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    Greenspan NS. Relapse Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Apparently Due to Somatic Cell Evolution via Epigenetic Variation and Immune Selection. Pathogens and Immunity. 2019;4(1):79-84. doi: 10.20411/pai.v4i1.285
    Abstract
    In this brief commentary, I discuss a recently published study that documents the role of immune escape in relapse of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) after hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). Of particular interest, the mechanism identified by the authors for the ability of the malignant cells to evade destruction by host T cells is the loss of cell surface expression of HLA class II molecules based on processes other than mutation. The authors labeled this mechanism for altered cell surface display of HLA class II antigens “epigenetic.”

    This study should be of strong interest for immunologists, oncologists and even specialists in infectious diseases for several reasons. First, the results extend the range of examples for which epigenetic mechanisms can play a critical role in resistance to therapy in oncology or infectious disease. Second, findings relating to decreased cell surface display of HLA class II molecules motivate investigation of novel approaches using cytokines to increase the numbers of HLA class II proteins on malignant myeloid cell membranes and reduce the extent of immune escape by these cells. Third, the data presented suggest experimental directions intended to clarify detailed molecular mechanisms underlying the cases of AML post-HCT relapse and raise questions relating to why some mechanisms of somatic cell evolution and not others are operative in different clinical settings.

    Keywords: acute myeloid leukemia (AML); malignancy; blasts; allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT); chemotherapy; relapse; T cells; cytotoxicity; whole exome sequencing; mutation; epigenetic; HLA class II; HLA class I; interferon gamma; clone; subclone; fitness; somatic cell evolution

    Background
    Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a hematopoietic malignancy with an average five-year survival of less than 30% [1]. Relapse is common after standard chemotherapy. Allogeneic transplantation with hematopoietic stem (and other) cells (HCT), that is, transfer of such cells from a donor to a genetically non-identical recipient, can be effective in extending life in some patients who have AML. However, relapse following this form of treatment is also common.

    In previous work, Tim Ley and his colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis [2] and other groups sought to determine the mechanisms underlying relapse after drug treatment. They used extensive genomic DNA sequencing of serial samples of AML cells from patients to demonstrate that relapse after chemotherapy is often associated with new somatic mutations that confer fitness advantages on subclones of malignant myeloid cells. The cells that harbor these mutations are better able to resist the therapeutic drugs and over time their progeny come to dominate the malignant myeloid cell population. Thus, the failure of chemotherapy is often attributable to undesirable somatic cell evolution.

    KEY FINDING: AN UNEXPECTED BASIS FOR IMMUNE ESCAPE AND RELAPSE
    In new work, Ley, John DiPersio, and colleagues studied AML patients who received hematopoietic cell transplants from HLA-matched related, HLA-matched unrelated, or HLA-mismatched unrelated donors but not haploidentical donors. They reasoned that relapse after allogeneic HCT in these settings might be due, as was seen for relapse after chemotherapy, to the occurrence of somatic mutations that create fitter subclones able to “take over” the population of malignant myeloid cells [3]. However, extensive whole exome sequencing of AML blasts from many patients who had relapsed post-transplant as well as non-malignant control cells (skin or T cells) from these same patients failed to reveal recurring somatic mutations in the malignant cells that might account for the development of fitter subclones. Consistent with this interpretation of the sequencing results, the range of mutations seen in cells from patients with post-transplant relapse were not significantly different from the mutations in cells from patients with post-drug therapy relapse. If changes in nucleotide sequence were responsible for immune escape post-transplant, recurrent changes in genes different from the genes frequently mutated in post-drug therapy relapse would have been expected because the mechanisms of escape are presumed to be different in these two therapeutic contexts.

    Prior studies of AML patients revealed that, in some cases of allogeneic HCT with cells from HLA-matched donors, relapse was associated with loss of HLA genes. In some patients exhibiting relapse after HCT from haploidentical donors (ie, donors who share one set of HLA alleles with the recipient but differ for the second set of HLA alleles on the other chromosome 6) a subset of AML cells delete the portion of the chromosome containing the non-shared HLA alleles. The whole exome sequencing results in the paper by Christopher et al. revealed [3] a deletion in the HLA region for only one of 15 patients who had suffered relapse following HCT. In this case, the deletion did not affect coding sequences, which was unlike the results with haploidentical transplants in other studies.

    EVIDENCE FOR EPIGENETIC VARIATION UNDERLYING IMMUNE ESCAPE
    The authors tested the notion that relapse was driven by subclones with altered patterns of transcription that somehow conferred greater fitness. Total RNA sequencing was performed on seven patients with relapse post-HCT. For purposes of comparison, similar testing was performed on nine patients with relapse after chemotherapy. Given the authors’ prospective cutoffs for significant differences in levels of messenger RNA, for the post-HCT patients, 187 genes were found to have decreased transcription and 34 genes had increased amounts of corresponding cellular mRNA. AML cells from the patients with relapse after drug therapy exhibited only eight genes with significant changes in expression. For the post-transplant patients, many of the genes with altered levels of RNA transcripts were related to immunological pathways, including HLA class II genes.

    In six of the seven patients studied, the HLA class II loci with significantly decreased expression in AML cells included HLA-DPA1, HLA-DPB1, HLA-DQB1, and HLA-DRB1. Additional loci encoding other proteins involved in antigen processing and presentation by HLA class II molecules were also found to have significantly reduced expression after relapse. Using flow cytometry, the authors verified that post-relapse AML cells displayed fewer cell surface class II proteins than matched pre-relapse AML cells, using a fluorescently-tagged antibody able to recognize HLA-DR, -DQ, and -DP proteins.

    Treatment of the AML cells from patients with post-transplant relapse with interferon-gamma, a cytokine known to increase expression of HLA class II genes, was able to increase the number of class II molecules on cell surfaces of AML cells as assessed by flow cytometry. Functional immunological assays based on T-cell activation were consistent with these flow cytometric results.

    THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS
    These findings raise the possibility that therapies designed to restore pre-relapse levels of production of class II HLA proteins could be useful in the context of preventing relapse post-HCT. Of course, it is fair to wonder if such therapy would completely solve the problem of immune escape or if additional genetic or epigenetic variations would undermine the approach.

    The authors looked for subclones with low class II gene expression among the AML blasts at presentation but found none. They therefore argue that, after HCT, malignant cells that “randomly” reduced cell surface expression of HLA class II molecules evaded destruction by CD4+ T cells with greater probability than cells that maintained relatively higher levels of class II molecule display. Cells with decreased cell surface class II proteins caused relapse. The authors’ reasonable conclusion is that the underlying mechanism for immune escape is epigenetic.

    TECHNICAL CAVEAT
    An important limitation pertaining to the authors’ interpretation of what they call enhanced exome sequencing is that mutations in non-coding portions of the genomes of the AML cells were not assessed and could have contributed to immune escape while eluding detection by this type of analysis. In principle, such mutations could influence the binding of transcription factors to control regions of loci relevant for immune escape or the activities of other genes or their gene products (proteins or RNA molecules) that influence either transcription or downstream processes that are required for the production of, for example, HLA class II molecules. If such mechanisms were involved in the decreased cell surface display of class II proteins on AML blast cell surfaces, it would arguably be fair to regard the mechanism of immune escape as both genetic and epigenetic, where the latter term refers to changes in gene transcription or subsequent steps leading to gene product synthesis and appropriate cell trafficking of these gene products.

    UNANSWERED QUESTIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    Many intriguing questions are raised by the findings of Christopher et al., such as why decreased expression of HLA class II genes is sufficient for relapse despite continued expression of class I genes at “normal” levels. Given the continued expression of class I HLA genes and the display of class I molecules on the surfaces of malignant myeloid cells, it would be of interest to know if CD8+ T cells can eliminate these cells in some patients.

    Related to the above, I would like to know what mechanism or mechanisms are used by T cells to destroy the AML cells. The most obvious possible mechanisms include direct cytotoxicity based on perforin and granzymes or effects based on cytokines secreted by T cells. Both CD4+ and CD8+ T cells can potentially perform either or both functions.

    Another aspect of post-HCT relapse in need of further clarification is the detailed nature of the molecular processes responsible for the decreased production and cell surface display of class II HLA proteins. Assuming the authors are correct in their conclusion that the reduction of class II molecules on the malignant cell plasma membranes is epigenetic and not genetic, why is that the case? While there are a variety of potential mutations in the coding or non-coding regions of the various class II loci that could reduce the amount of gene product for one locus, there may not exist mutations—other than deletions—directly affecting these particular loci, that would affect production of all of the major class II gene products. However, mutations in the coding or non-coding regions of the key transcription factors for class II loci might be able to mediate a global reduction in HLA class II antigens on AML cell surfaces. It is also fair to wonder, as indirectly alluded to above, whether immune escape could involve either epigenetic, genetic, or both mechanisms in some patients. Future larger-scale investigations, involving more patients from multiple medical centers, should potentially reveal whether there are additional mechanisms of post-HCT immune escape, including typical types of changes in nucleotide sequence.

    The authors did not identify the precise molecular mechanism or mechanisms responsible for the decreased display of class II HLA molecules on the AML cells of their patients who relapsed post-HCT. I expect that many specialists in HCT would like to know if the reductions in class II molecule production and cell surface display are based solely on alterations of transcription rates or if other processes could contribute. Examples of other possibly relevant processes include regulation of: 1) mRNA half-life; 2) translation efficiency; 3) protein half-life; or 4) some combination of these. It would also be of interest to know whether the relevant variations in any of these mechanisms from cell to cell are just random alterations that are favored by immune selection. If so, one can ask how they gain a degree of stability. Whether such changes can be further stabilized by actual changes of nucleotide sequence in the class II genes themselves or at other loci that encode gene products involved in the processes that transform RNA transcripts into cell surface gene products would also be useful to clarify. At least some of these interesting and possibly clinically relevant questions are likely to be addressed in future studies.

    BROADER IMPLICATIONS
    The findings reported by Christopher et al. provide another example of the potential for cellular selection based on phenotypic variation that is not strictly “genetic” (ie caused by changes in the nucleotide sequences of genes or other stretches of DNA) to affect health, disease pathogenesis, or response to treatment. In other words, cellular selection based on phenotypic variation that is due to changes in gene transcription or in subsequent steps of the process by which genetic information is transformed into gene products (sometimes referred to as “epigenetic”), can strongly influence clinical outcomes. There are reports demonstrating that this form of “non-genetic” cellular evolution can lead to therapeutic failure for bacteria treated with antibiotics [4] and for tumor cells treated with chemotherapeutic agents [5]. Therefore, insights into why, in the patients followed in this study, post-HCT relapse in AML is due primarily to epigenetic and not genetic mechanisms could be of interest and relevance to physicians treating cancers other than AML and to clinicians treating infections in which drug-resistant pathogens threaten patient health and survival.

    Conflict of Interest
    Neil S. Greenspan is a senior editor for Pathogens and Immunity.

    Funding
    Neil S. Greenspan is supported by the CWRU/UH Center for AIDS Research: NIH Center for AIDS Research grant P30 AI036219.

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    2. Ding L, Ley TJ, Larson DE, Miller CA, Koboldt DC, Welch JS, Ritchey JK, Young MA, Lamprecht T, McLellan MD, McMichael JF, Wallis JW, Lu C, Shen D, Harris CC, Dooling DJ, Fulton RS, Fulton LL, Chen K, Schmidt H, Kalicki-Veizer J, Magrini VJ, Cook L, McGrath SD, Vickery TL, Wendl MC, Heath S, Watson MA, Link DC, Tomasson MH, Shannon WD, Payton JE, Kulkarni S, Westervelt P, Walter MJ, Graubert TA, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, DiPersio JF. Clonal evolution in relapsed acute myeloid leukaemia revealed by whole-genome sequencing. Nature. 2012; 481(7382):506-10. PubMed PMID: 22237025; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3267864. doi: 10.1038/nature10738

    3. Christopher MJ, Petti AA, Rettig MP, Miller CA, Chendamarai E, Duncavage EJ, Klco JM, Helton NM, O’Laughlin M, Fronick CC, Fulton RS, Wilson RK, Wartman LD, Welch JS, Heath SE, Baty JD, Payton JE, Graubert TA, Link DC, Walter MJ, Westervelt P, Ley TJ, DiPersio JF. Immune Escape of Relapsed AML Cells after Allogeneic Transplantation. N Engl J Med. 2018; 379(24):2330-2341. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 30380364 doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1808777

    4. Fisher RA, Gollan B, Helaine S. Persistent bacterial infections and persister cells. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2017;15(8):453-464. Epub 2017 May 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 28529326. doi: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.42

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    Footnotes
    Submitted January 24, 2019 | Accepted February, 2019 | Published February 27, 2019

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  • @[email protected] Think Computer Foundation info of fraudulent 501c https://apps.irs.gov/app/eos/displayAll.do?dispatchMethod=displayAllInfo&Id=5410378&ein=341937820&country=US&deductibility=all&dispatchMethod=searchAll&isDescending=false&city=&ein1=&postDateFrom=&exemptTypeCode=al&submitName=Search&sortColumn=orgName&totalResults=1&names=Think+computer+&resultsPerPage=25&indexOfFirstRow=0&postDateTo=&state=All+States

    Research Think Computer Foundation and Plainsite.org scam https://charitableregistration.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/charities/Research-Charities.aspx

    Report Aaron_Greenspan Neil S. Greenspan to Attorney General’s Dave Yost Office at file a complaint online at https://charitablecomplaint.ohioattorneygeneral.gov

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  • Pa
    Pamela lojesti Mar 20, 2019

    Loser tried to con the court and was forced to return settlement payout back to Google.

    50 Votes
  • Lo
    Loser for life Mar 22, 2019

    Basically, Greenspan cheated. He set up a web page with Google Adsense that contained no content other than the links. Well, there was a critical piece of content above the links: text that read “Pick a link”. So he violated two

    https://domainnamewire.com/2009/06/10/publisher-who-sued-google-adsense-loses-appeal/

    Aaron Greenspan won a small claims court case against Google earlier this year. Google had canceled his Adsense account without providing a reason. The judge ruled that it can’t cancel accounts for any reason at all, and awarded Greenspan $761. Greenspan wrote an article for Huffington Post detailing the matter, which gained national attention. Google and appealed the case, which it won.

    Although Greenspan tries to come across as the white knight in a follow up story on Huffington Post, he should be just as ashamed of his actions as Google should be for not telling him why his account was canceled in the first place.

    Basically, Greenspan cheated. He set up a web page with Google Adsense that contained no content other than the links. Well, there was a critical piece of content above the links: text that read “Pick a link”. So he violated two terms.

    Greenspan tries to get across that Google has a second program just for domains that allows ads to be shown without content and that it isn’t fair. (Note that these parked pages never say “Pick a Link”.) But at any time Greenspan could have joined that program through a Google partner (which he later did).

    To be clear, Google probably should have just told this guy why his account was canceled in the first place: cheating. I agree that Google tends to take actions that drastically affect people without fully justifying them. But the company doesn’t need to justify itself to cheaters.

    51 Votes
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    Joe Jackson County Jul 21, 2019

    @Loser for life Report Neil Greenslan and Aaron Greeenspan for harassment
    34-1937820. Plainsite lies about educating or helping. PLAINSITE RUINS PEOPLE WHO WANT PERSONAL DATA REMOVED FROM GOOGLE.

    https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Business/Services-for-Charities/File-a-Nonprofit-Complaint

    https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/About-AG/Contact/Report-A-Scam

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    40 Votes
  • Ha
    Harvard Extortionist Mar 22, 2019

    Digital Inspiration
    Banned AdSense Publisher Gets His Money Back from Google
    Written by Amit Agarwal on Oct 2, 2009
    It’s not uncommon to hear stories of disgruntled AdSense publishers whose accounts have been permanently banned by Google either due to "non-compliance with AdSense policies" or for "posing a significant risk to AdWords advertisers."

    The compliance issue is almost always related to content. For instance, if any particular website is centered around banned topics (like gambling or pornography), Google can disable AdSense serving for that website.

    The next issue is more serious as it relates to "click fraud". No one obviously has a clear understanding of how Google determines "invalid clicks" but such an activity can invite an AdSense ban for life. There’s an appeal process at Google but again it doesn’t guarantee that your AdSense account will be reinstated even if you provide all the required details (like web server logs).

    Aaron Greenspan was another happy AdSense user until he received an email from Google saying that his account has been cancelled.

    While going through our records recently, we found that your AdSense account has posed a significant risk to our AdWords advertisers. Since keeping your account in our publisher network may financially damage our advertisers in the future, we’ve decided to disable your AdSense account.

    Aaron writes in Huffington Post that his AdSense account was disabled without warning and he literally ran from pillar to post at Google trying to reach everyone from the AdSense Customer Service to the Legal Team to Google forums but with no success.

    If an AdSense publisher’s account is disabled for invalid clicks, he is not entitled to any further payment from Google and all the current earnings are returned to the corresponding AdWords advertisers. The same happened to Aaron as he had made around $721 from AdSense but the payment was stopped after the account was disabled.

    With literally no options left, Aaron made a final attempt and filed a civil lawsuit for $721.00 (the amount Google owed to him) saying that Google could not prove any wrongdoing and that Google’s fraud detection algorithm was imperfect. All he had to pay was $40 as the court fees for this lawsuit.

    The AdSense account was disabled on December 9, 2008, he filed the lawsuit against Google on January 15, 2009 and on March 2, 2009, the judge delivered the following verdict:

    I don’t think I have the power here in Palo Alto small claims court to make you reinstate his account, but I think you owe this young man $721. I think there might be money in Google’s treasury for that.

    Google paid him all the "due" AdSense earnings along with the court fees though his account still stands cancelled.

    I think a big reason why Google lost this case is because their lawyer couldn’t convince the judge about how "click fraud" was detected in first place. Google has good reasons to not disclose their fraud detection algorithms in public court cases but the fact that this decision went against Google could probably convince many more ex-AdSense users to follow the footsteps of Aaron.

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    47 Votes
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    Another Harvard unibomber Mar 22, 2019

    White night!! LOL More like loco hospital patient.

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    He's a wannabe Apr 17, 2019

    @Another Harvard unibomber Who does this family know at the Huffington Post to be writing up all these made up fictional lies and tales?

    45 Votes
  • @Another Harvard unibomber Aaron Greenspan was institutionalized then sued thee hospital for a refund.

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  • Me
    mental illness family Mar 24, 2019

    If someone put this sociopath out of business personally, I would buy them a drink. These scums ought to be run out of town or put in jail. P.S. It's so obvious that he posts on this site. it's not even funny, it's just sad and pathetic.

    57 Votes
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    Tesla haters get lost Aug 16, 2019

    @mental illness family Ya he and his family are all mentally ill. They are Sociopaths and suffer from all kinds of mental problems. They have Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Psychotic episodes, Angry and Aggressive towards neighbors and anyone who reports them to the police and courts. They have no respect for the laws or police. They think in their insane minds that they are special, better than everyone else. They think they are smarter and superior to everyone else. This is all part of their mental illness and being Narcissistic Sociopaths and pathological liars.

    33 Votes
  • He has harrased and victimised us for years.There are numerous storys on him if you google his name.Even though he has pleaded guilty to it all he still has the nerve to deny it.You are a liar who should be in prison where you belong instead of of harrassing and trying to destroy peoples lives whose path you cross.Ihave decided to add some links here so the public are aware of how much of a liar he really is.This links are from his last court case where he pleaded guilty

    53 Votes
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    Claire Bourdes Apr 07, 2019

    @No Free.Law date to sicopath AG Read that he is the alias John Fuenchem with a fake Yahoo email account that when traced it came back as if it was in Toronto but we know that Aaron Greenspan is behind this harassment. This alias John Fuenchem sent emails to Mike Lissner's personal or work email that only close people could know like Aaron Greenspan. Aaron Greenspan hacked in to many Twitter accounts of the followers of Free Law Project and tried to make them look bad to the followers.

    51 Votes
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    We love Santa Cruz Apr 10, 2019

    @Claire Bourdes Aaron Greenspan is mentally ill and his father like son both think that they are self-proclaimed journalists. They enjoy telling one-sided stories that are full of exaggerated lies and fiction so that it fits their narratives.
    Neil S Greenspan created Think Computer Corporation in 1998 and then Think Computer Foundation in 2000 and he is the VP and Treasurer and put his schlemiel son Aaron Greenspan at the helm so that attention is not brought to Neil S Greenspan who invented all of this. Neil S Greenspan works at Case Western Reserve University as some sort of professor. The mother Judith Keene Greenspan is also on the business documents as a co-owner and she never really worked in her life. She just inherited money and the company Keene Promotions.
    We have been harassed and Stalk by Aaron Greenspan for a long time now and he does not leave people alone. There is something not right with Aaron Greenspan in the head. We are going to serve Aaron Greenspan legal documents on May 2, 2019, at 1:30 pm at the Santa Clara Superior Court in San Jose, California. Aaron Greenspan has destroyed our lives with his constant harassment and stalking.

    40 Votes
  • Little sissy extortionist!!

    55 Votes
  • Ju
    Judith Keene May 09, 2019

    @Plainsite.org is the next UNABOBMER Ya he works with third party Reputation Management Companies so he avoids getting paid directly and this way they split these ill gained monies

    41 Votes
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    Aaron.Greenspan stalker Apr 04, 2019

    You are exactly right, Think Computer Foundation
    And plainsite.org is ran by a few fraudsters, one of them is Aaron Greenspan and the other is Neil S Greenspan who happens to think he's some sort of rich pimp or something.. he claims to make zero income a year (ya right) from his scummy operations plainsite.org.

    They are currently running the scam via their other website plainsite.orgnd trying to extort money from people with the whole fake libel reports. I've already reported them to the FTC, local police and Ohio Attorney General's office and I encourage you to do the same.

    EXPOSE THEM FOR WHAT THEY REALLY ARE: A bunch of idiot white rich scammers trying to illegally steal money from people because they are poor and Hispanics or black or immigrants.

    46 Votes
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    Google vic Apr 05, 2019

    Do not trust neil as he frequents sex sites and harassing women online. He has posted photos of his genitals looking for casual sex. Neil is a former drug addict, verbally and physically abusive toward women. If you do not reply to neil he will curse at women and call them rude when in fact he is the time waster with a very low I.Q. that is only seeking sx.

    52 Votes
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    Telsa Cleveland Employee Apr 09, 2019

    This is very scary. Neil Greenspan came to my Tesla dealership and started taking pictures of everything. Neil started yelling about fraud, Judge Nathan, SEC and Tesla ponzi scheme. Neil gave me a business card that he is a reporter for the Huff post and Dr professor at case western reserve university . THIS GUY IS MENTAL . He said he was going to sue me because I bumped into him and his shoulder is in pain.

    Neil yells out to me other customers and tells me oh you are here to buy the car now. As I walk back to where he is and he says oh you could not afford those expensive cars . When I walked in he tells me you can't come in here only if you are going to buy a car from Tesla.

    He then kept asking other customers questions about budget what kind of payments they where interested in with attitude his curteousness went out the window. Neil Greenspan was upset not letting me test drive the car. Then neil asked for a coupon and 5$ gift card .

    I gave him dirty look and almost called the authorities. Becarefell if this crazy sicopath comes near you.

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    Veronica Ll Apr 11, 2019

    @Telsa Cleveland Employee You should have immediately on the spot and without delay called the police and had them charged with disturbing the peace, trespassing, and threats. With these types of clowns, one cannot be nice and diplomatic. They only understand one thing and that is that they will be immediately arrested and sent to prison if they do not immediately stop with their insane behaviors. People need to call the Police immediately if these idiots start harassing and threatening people with their hot air threats.

    47 Votes
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    Idiot CEO plainsite Apr 12, 2019

    Someone needs to the other autistic a nuisance fee because of all court documents.

    THEY HAVE NO RISPECT.

    Autism Policy and Politics
    I have written a book on the politics of autism policy. Building on this research, this blog offers insights, analysis, and facts about recent events. If you have advice, tips, or comments, please get in touch with me at [email protected]

    Saturday, August 20, 2011
    Autistic Adults and the Balancing of Interests
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on Simon Greenspan, an autistic adult living with his parents who created severe problems for the neighborhood:
    To prod the Greenspans to do something about their son, police charged the Shaker Heights couple more than $6, 500 in nuisance fees for 20 separate police calls to the neighborhood because of their son's outbursts. The police began assessing fees after a fourth violation prompted a warning letter from the city.

    The Greenspans bitterly fought what they called a punitive attack by the city. But in their appeal hearing, neighbor after neighbor testified against them.

    "My feeling, and in discussion with neighbors, is that if the assessments are not applied here, the Greenspans will consider themselves to be beyond the reach of this community and that they can bring their son back, " said Aaron Bulloff, a lawyer who lives near the Greenspans, according to a transcript of the hearing.

    Shortly after the last nuisance fee was assessed in September of last year, the Greenspans sent Simon to a therapy center in Ogden, Utah, where he lives in an apartment with 12 other adults with disabilities.

    ...

    "I don't know where the line is in this case, but I don't think you get a free ticket, " said Scott Standifer, an associate professor in the University of Missouri School of Health Professions who has written a guide for autistic adults in the workplace.

    "There is room for accommodation, " he said. "Then there is room for respecting other people's boundaries."

    The paper editorializes:

    The population of people affected by autism is growing, and although the affliction manifests itself differently in different people, vocal or even violent outbursts are not uncommon.

    The experience of the Simon family and their neighbors is a cautionary tale for every neighborhood and every community to ponder. Most, it is safe to say, lack a solution more creative or satisfying than the one the Greenspans reluctantly chose.

    Legally, this case was about a balancing of rights.

    Humanely and practically, the right thing to do now is to consider whether better options might be established for autistic adults unable to abide by social norms.

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    Idiot CEO plainsite Apr 12, 2019

    http://www.autismpolicyblog.com/2011/08/autistic-adults-and-balancing-of.html?m=1

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    Free.law stealer Apr 14, 2019

    He is a stalker and possible killer like his idol the unibomber.

    50 Votes
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    Surfing Today Apr 18, 2019

    @Free.law stealer We know as he won't leave us alone! We filed a police complaint here in California to get our information removed from this stupid plainsite.org which is an extortion and shaming site

    44 Votes
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    Tesla haters get lost Aug 16, 2019

    @Surfing Today They should have all of their assets seized before a defamation trial and then distributed to the thousand of their victims. They should be put out on the street penniless after what these criminals have been doing to the public for many years. They intentionally destroy people’s livelihoods with their vsrious websites and fake 501(c)(3)’s.

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  • Fr
    Free.law stalker Apr 14, 2019

    Fraud stalker needs medication.

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  • La
    Laguna Hills resident Apr 18, 2019

    Neil S Greenspan a professor at Case Western Reserve Unveristy by day and by night he colludes with his son Aaron Greenspan with their set up fake 501(c)(3) Think Computer Foundation under which they have various monetized websites. One such website is plainsite.org where they have accumulated millions of legal dockets on the public and then uplaoded them on to plainsite.org to make money. These individuals are destroying the lives of hard working Americans who need to eat and feed their families just so these selfish people can make money off of people's legal documents. Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer for this Think Computer Corporation, Think Computer Foundation, Thinklink, plainsite.org and other websites that we have found and are not 501(c)(3)'s but they are claiming this to the IRS. They have a large scale racket going on and this tax fraud is quite involved.

    45 Votes
  • Ky
    Kyle Bergson SJ Apr 21, 2019

    Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer for Think Computer Corporation that he created in 1998 and Think Computer Foundation that he created in 2000 and plainsite.org the he jointly runs with his sick son Aaron Greenspan to ruin people's careers and they just don't care about anyone else but themselves. These two highly selfish individuals just want to make money to pay for their bills that they have with the othe son SImon and the mother Judith Keene Greenspan is alos part owner as her name is all over the business documents. They all know what's going on and do not want to remove anybody's personal legal documents from the search engines because that's how these selfish bums make money.

    47 Votes
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    Thinkcomp . Apr 24, 2019

    @Kyle Bergson SJ He insulted one of the FBI agents by saying he didn't understand computers.

    Not long after, two armed federal agents appeared at my doorstep. One of them, who had no background in computer crime, handed me a copy of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, and told me that I should read it.

    https://blog.simplejustice.us/2011/05/18/nobody-wants-to-hear-bad-things/

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    January armen Apr 25, 2019

    HACKER!! HE TRIED TO STEAL DATA FROM THE GOV.

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    By Michael HardyJan 13, 2006
    The General Services Administration took down the eOffer electronic commerce Web site after a contractor discovered that anyone with access to the system could change bids submitted by other contractors.

    Jennifer Millikin, deputy director of communications at GSA, said in a statement that the agency believes they learned of the problem before any users were harmed.

    "The glitch was brought to our attention by an authorized user of the site, " Millikin said in the statement. "Once informed, GSA immediately shut down the site and began taking corrective action. The agency also launched an intensive search to identify possible irregularities within the other electronic tools GSA provides to its customers."

    Aaron Greenspan, president of computer security firm Think Computer, discovered the vulnerability. Greenspan was trying to file documents to apply for a GSA Schedule 70 contract through the system when he discovered that he could summon documents filed by other companies and change them.

    Greenspan said he deleted one of his documents after discovering a minor error, and when he filed the corrected version, he noticed that the identification number advanced by one. Out of curiosity, he typed in the original number and got the original document.

    Then he tried a number chosen at random, and the system delivered a document filed by a different company.

    “The system had no authentication at all, " he said.

    Greenspan said an unscrupulous user could exploit the flaw to easily call up bid documents from another company and modify them. It would require only an account on the system and the other company's identification number, which is not private.

    He said it would not have been difficult to seal the hole during the system’s development.

    “I know how the code generally works, " he said. "You need about five more lines to make sure the person with the [company identification number] actually owns it. That’s what they were missing.”

    GSA launched the site in May 2004 to allow companies to companies to electronically submit the required documents for GSA schedule contracts. As of this morning, the site remained down.

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  • We believe the hacker has violated federal law and we will take whatever action is necessary to protect the interests of our clients and our company, " the company said about Greenspan.

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/payroll-firm-pulls-web-services-citing-data-leak/

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    Marty Mcfly Dex Apr 27, 2019

    Aaron Greenspan used his brother as the excuse to make millions of dollars.

    thinkcomp120 karma9/22/2017, 10:42:36 PM

    I have a disabled brother whose care is extremely difficult generally and also expensive to maintain. My biggest regret is that by not having more money sooner, my family members and I have been negatively impacted by the toll his condition takes on us all.

    That being said, I've been fortunate in many ways, and as I've stated elsewhere, I don't think anyone deserves super-massive wealth. Essentially, I think Mark's fortune is derived from cheating, and I've never been jealous of that despite what some have assumed.

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    Tesla haters get lost Aug 16, 2019

    @Marty Mcfly Dex He is very jealous of Mark. It’s eating away at him, He was born with mental illness and now it’s really showing. Everyone can see how his mental issues have gotten worst and worst over the years. He just can’t see that he has lots of mental issues.
    Mark doesn’t care about this guy and doesn’t waste his time even giving his online harassment a second look. As a matter of fact he laughs at this guy because he’s seen as jealous hating nut job who refuses to stop snooping in to people’s personal affairs. He will never have the Billions! Nobody wants him around and nobody cares what he has to say. He’s like a pesky mosquito who refuses to fly away and lay off of people.

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  • An
    Answer I have May 01, 2019

    Aaron Greenspan reported revenue.

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  • An
    Answer I have May 01, 2019

    Report revenue.

    47 Votes
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    Judith Keene May 09, 2019

    This guy is not playing with a full deck.

    47 Votes
  • Aaron Greenspan is being sued for Defamation and Libel and his father Neil S Greenspan is the VP and Treasurer of this scam called Think Computer Foundation where they place many monetized websites under this fraudulent 501(c)(3) and then ask for monetary donations using an email account and PayPal but the monetized websites are not authorized 501(c)(3)'s.
    The entire family is involved in Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion throughout the United States they set up fake charities that actually for profit entities so they can illegally avoig paying State and Federal Taxes and live it up off the public's kindness.
    Before anyone invest in a 501(c)(3) check with the FTC Federal Trade Commission and check out their Charity Checklist to make sure that it is a legitimate 501(c)(3). The public would be shocked to find out how many phoney Charities are out there even sending the tax deduction receipt or form, when they are actually an illegally operating 501(C)(3).
    Internal Revenue Service Investigators are doing a detailed investigation of Think Computer Foundation and Think Computer Corpration with their many monetized websites that are not allowed to be advertised as 501(c)(3)'s.
    Aaron Greenspan is literally going around and posting many fake comments against his targeted victims.

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  • One must remember that it does not matter where one attended school, works, or what profession one has. None of this has anything to do with a person being a Narcisstic Sociopath. A person who is a Narcissistic Sociopath can work as a Professor, have all kinds of degrees from prestigious University's, come across like an important and credible person but in the end this is what a Narcissistic Sociopath is good at, charming and fooling people in to believing his/her lies.

    Beware of the High Functioning Narcissistic Sociopath!

    If a sociopath is someone who, because he is antisocial with no conscience, lies, manipulates and controls people any way he so desires, what is a narcissistic sociopath? The traits and behaviors of a sociopath are chilling enough on their own. Almost unbelievably, a narcissistic sociopath intensifies sociopathy and takes it to another level.

    People are toys to the sociopath; to the sociopathic narcissist, they are trash. Sociopathy combined with narcissism can be extremely dangerous. Beware the narcissistic sociopath.

    Officially, What is a Narcissistic Sociopath?

    The American Psychiatric Association (2013) describes and defines both Antisocial Personality Disorder (the clinical term for what is commonly called psychopathy or sociopathy) and narcissistic personality disorder in its authoritative Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.
    https://www.healthyplace.com/other-info/mental-illness-overview/the-dsm-5-the-encyclopedia-of-mental-disorders

    Antisocial personality disorder is "a pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others, occurring since age 15 years"

    Narcissistic personality disorder is "a pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behavior), need for admiration, and lack of empathy, beginning in early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts.
    Those are separate definitions of these personality disorders. It is possible to be clinically diagnosed with both simultaneously. Cold callousness and lack of empathy for others, plus grandiose self-admiration and disdain for others equals a sociopathic narcissist who believes that she deserves to exploit people and dispose of them when finished.

    Narcissistic