I was sued by one of the authors of a book I had reviewed. He felt that my review had caused him unquantified damages and that publishing it had been an ‘unlawful act’. On 18 November the court has dismissed all his demands. My freedom of speech prevails over his hurt feelings!
Tag: court case
Settlement in Santilli vs. Van Erp and Israel
Two years ago Ruggero Santilli sued me for defamation. He was not pleased by some sentences in a post I wrote about one of his inventions, the Santilli Telescope. This telescope with concave lenses can detect ‘anti-matter light’, which is something completely different from ordinary light according to the genius from Florida. He also sued professor Frank Israel, chairman of the board of Stichting Skepsis, and my web host, Hosting2Go. The lawsuit has now been settled. I’ll give you an update on what happened in those two years.
The Proof in Bardens vs. Lanka – Measles in Court
The list of six scientific articles Bardens sent to Lanka to claim the 100.000 euro’s promised for a proof of the existence of the measles virus.
Osucksy … no, Olycocks … damn!, Oscillococcinum!?
Every year it’s the same story: when people around us start coughing and sneezing and complaining of catching the flu, we see commercials for the unpronounceable product pop up on our TV screen. Oscillococcinum is back in town! This cold and flu season we saw some interesting developments with regards to this homeopathic drug; interesting from […]