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  Operation Clambake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Operation Clambake (xenu.net) is the title of a website which is known as a strongly anti-scientology.
While Google returned the Operation Clambake home page to its index, many of its pages containing quotations from copyrighted Scientology materials are still not listed in the search engine.
The term "clambake" comes from a meal made by heating clams over hot stones or open furnaces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Clambake   (411 words)

  
 Operation Clambake present: OC News 2002
Operation Clambake seems to be one of many sites critical to the cult which has been removed.
Today Operation Clambake is no longer number one when you search for "scientology" on google.com.
Operation Clambake this month selection at Fortean Times: "Everything you ever wanted to know about Scientology and they were afraid you'd ask...".
www.clambake.org /news/oc-news2002.html   (3369 words)

  
 Lisa's Opinions - More of a commentary on mass psychology than on Gladiator...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For now, in the interest of Google-bombing my favorite anti-Scientology website so as to counter Scientology’s attempt to inflate their own Google ratings with "incestuously linked pages," I will now link to Operation Clambake.
Operation Clambake has provided me with hours of entertainment.
The name of Operation Clambake's website, "www.xenu.net," is derived from Hubbard's character "Xenu," the evil space alien who H-bombed a bunch of other aliens in a volcano thus causing our souls to be infested with thetans who give us our dark urges.
www.ucalgary.ca /~lapoffen/tasha/opinions/cults.htm   (286 words)

  
 TCS: Tech Central Station - Whacking Google   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
One site, Operation Clambake, has emerged as a clearinghouse for wacky Scientology texts, firsthand accounts of defectors, and general debunkery of L. Ron Hubbard's "body of wisdom." Based in Norway, Clambake is free from U.S. jurisdiction, meaning Scientology's cutthroat legal eagles can't censor editor Andreas Heldal-Lund with lawsuits.
Clambake uses Scientology trademarks, but doesn't violate its copyrighted material.
Despite case history to the contrary, Google removed all Operation Clambake webpages from its directory.
www.techcentralstation.com /040402B.html   (1117 words)

  
 Talk:International Association of Scientologists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Well, it's certainly your opinion that Operation Clambake is a propaganda website.
If you are actually trying to judge Operation: Clambake on its merits when you called it biased propaganda, you shouldn't have too much trouble showing a critic site that is not, for contrast.
Besides all that, Operation Clambake has very little credibility: Andreas has not corrected his website despite many arguments and discussion people have had about the innacuracies of his statements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:International_Association_of_Scientologists   (1913 words)

  
 Hate Groups : Church of Scientology - Sympathy For The Devil
She says in hindsight it's easier for her to see that the OSA was operating in questionable ways, such as when it surveilled detractors or spammed Websites critical of the church.
To Bezazian, Operation Clambake seemed like the most hateful creation imaginable, a popular Website bearing a litany of charges against her religion that she couldn't imagine to be true.
Bezazian says she was shocked to see that Lucifer himself, Andreas Heldal-Lund, the operator of Operation Clambake, the Website that Scientologists considered the world's most poisonous, had sent her an e-mail.
www.apologeticsindex.org /news1/an011001-05.html   (4808 words)

  
 Nut Liars! Scientology expert on 'Operation Clambake on Xenu?'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The guy at Operation Clambake said I should come to askme.com and ask about Xenu.
I've seen talk of Xenu on 60 Minutes and 20/20 and I see that Operation Clambake has a lot on him.
Further facts about this criminal empire may be found at Operation Clambake and FACTNet.
www.skeptictank.org /nl/nutl167.htm   (454 words)

  
 Operation Clambake Message Board :: View topic - Pasadena Weekly - Debunking a Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lieby's recollections of the way Scientology operated in Florida - creating an East Coast outpost nearly more impressive than their expansive California holdings - sheds light on several of the business practices of Scientology.
The Scientologists finally won their battle for tax-exempt religious status in a secret agreement with the IRS in 1993, in which they paid a penalty of $12 million, but church leaders weren't only hoping to avoid taxation of its vast holdings.
In fact, they were canny enough to know that due to church-state separation, police and other authorities would be highly unlikely to investigate the church's operations.
ocmb.xenu.net /ocmb/viewtopic.php?t=14102   (3606 words)

  
 Leipzig Award
We congratulate Andreas Heldal-Lund and his "Operation Clambake" at http://www.xenu.net on this anniversary by reprinting an article from the Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper, which appeared April 2nd of this year.
Heldal-Lund, a Norwegian citizen who operates the Operation Clambake Web site, is the fourth recipient of the Leipzig Human Rights Award.
For six years Heldal-Lund has maintain the Operation Clambake web site, which exposes the background and the methods of operation of Scientology.
www.leipziger-preis.de /englisch/presseecho_2003.htm   (2349 words)

  
 Show appreciation for freedom of speech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The operator of the web site most well-known throughout the world for for resisting efforts of Scientology lawyers to shut it down will receive the 4th Leipzig human rights award May 18, 2003.
The information at Operation Clambake itself has not proven as big an obstacle to the followers of Ron Hubbard as Heldal-Lund's approach to public debate.
The Norwegian freethinker operates on the principle that people have a right to know what to expect from any organization prior to signing over increasing sums of money.
www.lermanet.com /cisar/usa/030425.htm?FACTNet   (321 words)

  
 keeper's tail archives: September 2002
Scientology's trained attack lawyers are once again kicking Operation Clambake in the face, this time by forcing archived versions of the site off of the Wayback Machine.
I'd like to take this opportunity to encourage everyone with any kind of web site to link to Operation Clambake, since the more links Operation Clambake gets, the higher Operation Clambake goes in Google's Pagerank, and currently Operation Clambake is the #2 reported link when searching for "scientology".
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chroniclesofgeorge.nanc.com /kt/archives/archive-092002.htm   (1696 words)

  
 First Online Church of "Bob": Operation Clambake
The webmaster of Operation Clambake, Andreas Heldal-Lund, appeared on alt.religion.scientology from out of nowhere in 1996, at the height of the online war over the distribution of the secret "upper level" writings of Scientology over the Internet.
He had read about Scientology and wanted to take part in the exposure of the organization, but no one had heard of him before and he had no personal relationships with any of the major players in the organizations battles at that time, either online and offline.
But since its inception, Operation Clambake has been unsurpassed in its efforts to present the truth to about Scientology to the world.
www.modemac.com /cgi-bin/wiki.pl/Operation_Clambake   (309 words)

  
 Scientology --- Thanks to Operation Clambake & Scientologists
I just wanted to say thank you to the folks involved with Operation Clambake and to the Scientologists who did such a good job of convincing him what Scientology was really all about.
Roland for example held my hand in the beginning helping me to understand what I was getting involved in, without his help, assistance and contributions there would never have been an Operation Clambake in the fashion you see it today.
Others were incredible support and help too, it's been an amazing learning experience for me. And a trying one, for daring to stand up for my morality and to sort of find myself and my place in all of this.
www.holysmoke.org /cos/thankyou-oc.htm   (780 words)

  
 Post Comment
Yet this latest action of voluntary censorship on the part of Google raises the fundamental issue of whether freedom of speech on the Internet should be absolute and without restrictions, or whether there should be some limits on materials that may harm minors, promote hate crimes, or facilitate terrorist acts.
Earlier in March of this year Google was compelled by the Church of Scientology to remove from its database Operation Clambake, one of the severest online critics of Scientology.
The basis of the Church of Scientology's complaint is its claim that Operation Clambake violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by posting copyrighted materials from the church on its Web site.
www.livejournal.com /talkpost.bml?journal=sunwukong&itemid=1138   (507 words)

  
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It has to be somewhat related to Operation Clambake and/or what I have there.
No comments are edited or replied here, they serve as complemental additions to Operation Clambake which basically is a page critical to Scientology.
The project plans to stay on Operation Clambake as long as it stays in the form it has now and at this address.
www.modemac.com /nots/lund34.txt   (775 words)

  
 Operation Clambake: CoS / IRS Closing Agreement
The CTCC is in a position to monitor and effect the operations of the group entities that are defined as "Scientology-related entities" under this Agreement.
IAS and its operating arms are not described in Code section 170(c) (2) because they are foreign entities.
The purpose of the CTCC is to ensure that Scientology-related entities, including those recognized under section III of this Agreement as tax-exempt continue to be organized and operated in conformity with the requirements of Code section 501 (c) (3) and the provisions of this Agreement.
www.cs.cmu.edu /~dst/Secrets/irs-closing.html   (15262 words)

  
 Google shuts out Operation Clambake - Microcontent News, a Corante.com Microblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This site will work and look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
Operation Clambake, that is http://xenu.net, appears to have entirely disappeared from the Google search engine.
So when weblogs Google Bombed Xenu (aka Operation Clambake) up in the Google Rankings, I took that as a good sign for the web (power to the people and all that).
www.microcontentnews.com /entries/20020320-593.htm   (311 words)

  
 ZedneWeb: Posts for March 22, 2002
Apparently, someone in the Scientology camp claimed that Operation Clambake was violating their copyright and that Google’s cache of those pages (for searching purposes) made Google also liable.
Google has enormous power on the web at present, because it’s such an effective search engine, but it’s not the first search engine to dominate the field and it may not be the last, either.
Operation Clambake doesn’t provide permanent addresses for its news posts, but Operating Thetan, which pointed out Scientology’s attempts to boost its Google rankings, is collecting news and links.
www.eyrie.org /~zednenem/2002/03/22   (1283 words)

  
 Operation Clambake - Modern Science of Mental Health
It was after this trip to the church, and the bizarre encounters I had with the staff there that I decided to look more closely at what exactly Scientology was.
See, the thing that got me about the whole operation was this: I actually liked the book Dianetics.
Assuming (just for fun) that the concept of auditing and engrams and all that was true - it seemed like a really cool concept.
www.skeptictank.org /hs/opcb1.htm   (606 words)

  
 The Aberree, Volume 2, Issue 7 - page 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A leader, no. "Therefore it becomes possible, with that problem shifted to one side, to consider the democratic organization of an entity, a group, with elected officers and by-laws that insure a continued democratically organized operation.
"c) To foster the scientific testing of proposed techniques and procedures of operation, and to pre The ABEIRF,F, November, 1955 sent the results of such testing, without special regard to any names involved, to the end that the operating routines of all members may thereby be strengthened, and the public respect of members enhanced.
It may be necessary to organize sub-rosa, and with a NOW SAY O.K. Alas, alack, I'm up a tree In this awful state will you fine me.
www.aberree.com /v02/n07p15.html   (1065 words)

  
 Operation Clambake Input on Scientology's NarCONon
The Indians have since thrown the crooks off of their lands however the organization continues to operate in a number of States due largely to the fact that massive Federal raids against the organization is the only thing that can dismantle the organization once and for all.
The last time that the Feds raided the organization in a large way in the United States was in 1977 and the organization is long overdue for another series of raids to put an end to these abuses.
After the meeting the Chairman of the Board approached me and thanked me for coming and asked me if she could come out and visit Chilocco now that this war was over.
www.crackpots.org /osaletr1.htm   (1134 words)

  
 Cult forces Google to remove critical links - Printer friendly - ZDNet UK News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andreas Heldal-Lund, Webmaster of the Xenu.net Web site, said in a Usenet posting that Google was removing links to the site, which bills itself as Operation Clambake: The fight against the Church of Scientology on the Net.
The term Operation Clambake comes in part, according to Heldal-Lund, from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's claims that humans evolved from clams.
"They (Google) inform me that Operation Clambake is removed from Google because of a DMCA notification from the cult," wrote Heldal-Lund.
www.zdnet.co.uk /print?TYPE=story&AT=2107088-39020369t-10000023c   (588 words)

  
 Michael J. Hehir's Radio Weblog
This page was created to examine the reasons for Scientology's high placement in so many search engines despite its egregious unpopularity and highly popular sites opposed to this cult, such as Operation Clambake (also known as xenu.net) and Ron Newman's The Church of Scientology vs.
I created the page to discuss the interesting results one gets on Google on a search using scientology as a search term.
Already, I've noticed that one site opposed to Scientology (Operation Clambake - The Inner Secrets of Scientology) is moving up in the ranks.
radio.weblogs.com /0101048/2002/03/01.html   (618 words)

  
 Comments on 15684 | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Google hasn't removed Operation Clambake from all of its search results: you can still search on "scientology xenu" or "scientology clambake" and get links to it.
Operation Clambake is linked on result page 9.
A search on "operation clambake scientology xenu baloney" just now brings a decidedly anti-Scientology set of results, with xenu.net itself being #4.
www.metafilter.com /comments.mefi/15684   (2751 words)

  
 BBC News | AMERICAS | Scientology Church fights Google
Google catalogues more than two billion pages on the internet, but cyber civil libertarians cried foul when the site removed links to a website called Operation Clambake, due to a legal challenge from the Church of Scientology.
Google still links to Operation Clambake's homepage and Google's search results are based in part on links to a site.
Due to the media attention brought by the case more sites now link to Operation Clambake and a search for information on Scientology now brings up the site second only to the church's official homepage.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/americas/1949879.stm   (312 words)

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