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Re: Research & Digital Images [was: RLMH Site On

From: Michael Stimson <Michael001.nul>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 23:37:49 -0000
Fwd Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 07:24:48 -0500
Subject: Re: Research & Digital Images [was: RLMH Site On

>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 18:17:44 -0000
>Subject: Re: LMH Site On O'Hare UFO

>>From: Michael Stimson <Michael001.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 20:13:48 -0000
>>Subject: Re: LMH Site On O'Hare UFO

>>>From: Peter B. Davenport <director.nul>
>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 11:19:17 -0800
>>>Subject: Re: LMH Site On O'Hare UFO

>>>>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>>Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 18:34:09 -0000
>>>>Subject: Re: LMH Site On O'Hare UFO


>>This current O'Hare case, it's going to be talked about and this
>>will get bandied about and that will get bandied about, names
>>will be dropped and so on.

>>I give it two weeks at most until people go back to the comfort
>>of discussing cases which allegedly occurred at least 40 years

>>The technology is here to get evidence right now, but UFOs are
>>assumed to be an American phenomenon as quoted above.

>>There is no focus, or determination on the part of most people
>>to do anything. People like talking, but taking action is a
>>different matter. It's easier to pass opinions on Roswell than
>>it is to say 'Right. We have O'Hare and we have photos. What's
>>the story?'

>I think you'll find that investigation is indeed going on, as
>you speak, Michael. I know this because I've been involved in a
>very peripheral way with the NARCAP investigation, as have
>others on this list, and Peter Davenport has been on the case
>since almost day one. Perhaps you can tell us what "action" you
>have been taking since November 2006?

Hi Martin,

I haven't taken any action because I'm not an investigator or
researcher or anything like that, I'm more of an interested
observer. I do have an interest in the subject, which is why I'm
a member of this List.

I chimed in because I think that automatically discounting any
digital imaging is the wrong approach, since digital photography
is the most accessible means of imaging available to most
people. It seems very reasonable to me that most modern UFO
photographs will come from digital cameras and/or mobile phones,
since that's what most people use. In my view, it's wrong to
discount something just because it's a digital image or an MP4
movie. You'd be losing so much potential evidence by taking that

As I said in my original post, another bugbear of mine is that
some people tend to treat the UFO phenomenon as a solely
American phenomenon when in actual fact, it's worldwide.
Sightings do occur outside the USA, but they tend not to be
investigated very seriously because people seem to inevitably
drift back to discussing Roswell and Mogul balloons. This isn't
a criticism BTW, but it is my observation and I think the
archives of this List will back me up on that.

I admire the researchers and investigators who get their hands
dirty and do the actual nuts and bolts hard graft with these
cases, but it seems to me that much of the time when there's a
new sighting, then there's a flurry of interest for a short
while, then everything reverts back to normal when really, there
is so much technology at peoples disposal now to seriously
investigate a case as soon as it happens. Radio scanners,
cameras, PCs, mobile phones and so on.

Anyway, my post wasn't supposed to be me 'having a go' at UFO
people, I was just saying how I see things.


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