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Re: New Revelations On The Origins Of MJ-12

From: Barry Greenwood <uhrhistory.nul>
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2007 11:23:43 -0500
Archived: Sat, 01 Sep 2007 15:38:53 -0400
Subject: Re: New Revelations On The Origins Of MJ-12

>From: Stuart Miller <stuart.4.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 17:16:03 +0100
>Subject: Re: New Revelations On The Origins Of MJ-12

>I have nothing to contribute to this debate. Of course, that's
>no reason to stop me jumping in because it certainly hasn't
>stopped others.

>However, I would like to say that its been the best bit of
>ufological entertainment for ages. There has been outrage,
>sympathy, drama, accusations, possible libel, character
>assassination, ad hominen (the best) verbal assaults, as the
>mood has first swung one way and then another.

Thank you. Do I get a Screen Actors Guild card now?

>One surprising fact to emerge was that besides having a day
>named after him, it appears it is now worthwhile consulting Mr.
>Friedman on legal matters as well.

Let me clarify something which seems to be going into another
direction by some of the responses here.

I did not consult Stanton Friedman for professional legal advice
or as a lawyer. He was contacted because he would be a potential
'plaintiff' in filing any legal action regarding MJ-12. A lawyer
would not even be involved if one of the key promoters of MJ-12
thought there was nothing actionable. There would be no case at

As for Moore being asked for his opinion, both he and Stanton
were aware of the various MJ-12 reports that I had issued up to
1989 and had responded to them. No legal actions were taken,
however Moore did make a legal threat against someone I know,
James Melesciuc former editor of Orbiter Magazine, for libel
in December 1989. The action went no further when Melesciuc's
lawyer at the time, Peter Gersten, informed Moore that a
discovery motion would be filed to inspect Moore's records to
defend Melesciuc. Since Moore was selling materials of suspect
origin and credibility, it was probably wise not to pursue the

Barry Greenwood

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