[meteorite-list] Re: S. Ray DeRusse's comments
From: M come Meteorite Meteorites <mcomemeteorite2004_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat Oct 29 02:38:21 2005
But in USA, via FBI, is not possible denounce this
person for fraud? Here in Italy a similar person in 2
days vanishes from internet for fraud.
--- Notkin <geoking_at_notkin.net> ha scritto:
> A lurker called "Lee" posted:
> >> You know some months ago Geoff Notkin (meteorite
> list) was told by
> >> someone he claims is a good friend of his that
> the Judge found a
> >> lawsuit we filed "frivolous" and dismissed it.
> DeRusse is a litigious (look it up) fellow who likes
> to file frivolous
> lawsuits when genuine scientists patiently explain
> that his
> "meteorites" are plain old terrestrial rocks. That
> must feel good!
> Nothing like wasting the time of legitimate
> researchers, especially
> with all these science and education budget cuts.
> Actually he dropped a
> suit against a friend of mine because my friend's
> lawyer went right
> back after him. As my friend said: "DeRusse likes to
> bark, but that's
> about it."
> Of much more interest to the Meteorite List will be
> a welcome update to
> the Open Source Directory Project's meteorite page.
> The Soggy Bottom Meteorite Boys somehow managed to
> get their site
> listed in the DMOZ (I guess the editor was dozing
> that day), but that
> listing has been revised to: "Promotes the sale,
> collection, trading
> and auction of samples of rocks THOUGHT to be
> DeRusse is the only person who thinks they are, but
> at least the true
> nature of his site is now clear to the world -- the
> DMOZ, of course,
> being the most highly respected directory on the
> I'm very pleased to see that the DMOZ got that
> straightened out. Good
> work people.
> Geoff N.
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