[SIGCIS-Members] Gawker settlement re the history of email

Paul McJones paul at mcjones.org
Thu Nov 3 12:32:23 PDT 2016


Will I bring down the wrath of Ayyadurai on SIGCIS if I provide a specific archive.org URL for the article?

https://web.archive.org/web/20160910124721/http://gizmodo.com/5888702/corruption-lies-and-death-threats-the-crazy-story-of-the-man-who-pretended-to-invent-email


Paul McJones


> On Nov 3, 2016, at 11:54 AM, Subramanian, Ramesh Prof. <Ramesh.Subramanian at quinnipiac.edu> wrote:
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> Thanks for the archive.org link, Tom. But that does not in any way make the news (about Ayyadurai making big bucks) any more palatable. Sad.
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> -Ramesh
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> Subject: Re: [SIGCIS-Members] Gawker settlement re the history of email
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>>> Ayyadurai - whose claims to have invented email have been thoroughly discredited - will walk away from a billionaire's proxy legal war substantially richer, and with an accurate but unflattering article about him deleted from the internet.
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> I expect the article already has a home at Archive.org<https://websitecheck.quinnipiac.edu/canit/urlproxy.php?_q=aHR0cDovL0FyY2hpdmUub3Jn&_r=cXVpbm5pcGlhYy1lZHU%3D&_s=cnN1YnJhbWFuaWFu>.
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