Scientology's RelayPoint.NET's E-Mail to Sandy Dunbar

12 May 2001


I've reformatted the header records and the text so that it will fit without auto-wrapping. Other than that I've not modified the substance of any of the non-white-space characters. The "lmt" in the header is a coincidence, by the way. Note the priority.

As you may recall, Scientologist Dennis Clark allegedly assaulted a citizen in Clearwater, Florida, as part of his religious beliefs and the alleged assault was caught on video tape complete with audio component. Apparently, due to corruption in the Clearwater police department, the suspect was allegedly questioned a number of times, the video was reviewed by the authorities, yet the suspect was not arrested or indicted for the alleged assault. (The video is, I believe, available online at the Lisa McPherson Trust's web site.) Why the suspect was never ordered to stand trial remains a mystery -- unless someone at Syndicate East can explain it. Anyway...

I sent a joke message to the suspect's supposed e-mail address. The joke message was addressed badly and, instead of bouncing it or just automatically erasing the message as being undeliverable like _real_ ISP's do, the RelayPoint.NET Internet Service Provider apparently reads badly-addressed e-mail -- likely with the intention of redirecting mail to its intended destination. The e-mail certainly wasn't addressed to this "Ashleigh" -- who has a Scientology spam page, if you look.

I would like to know why Relaypoint.NET reads badly addressed e-mail intended for their subscribers rather than automatically eraseing it. That seems to be a _massive_ violation of subscriber's privacy.

Regardless, here's the reply which RelayPoint.NET sent in response to that joke message:


From ???@??? Thu Oct 05 17:36:20 2000
X-POP3-Rcpt: frice@skeptictank.org
Received: from smv19.iname.net (lmtp05.iname.net [])
by host.superior-host.com (8.10.2/8.10.2) with SMTP id e960YsW07023
for <frice@skeptictank.org; Thu, 5 Oct 2000 20:34:54 -0400
Received: from prserv.net (out4.prserv.net [])
by smv19.iname.net (8.9.3/8.9.1SMV2) with ESMTP id UAA21228
for <sdunbar@iname.com sent by <ashe7@attglobal.net; Thu, 5 Oct 2000
20:30:28 -0400 (EDT)
From: ashe7@attglobal.net
Received: from oemcomputer ([]) by prserv.net (out4) with SMTP
id <2000100600302123902oq08fe; Fri, 6 Oct 2000 00:30:22 +0000
Message-ID: <000801c02f2c$e6a95f20$30fa6520@oemcomputer
To: <sdunbar@iname.com
Subject: re: Tomorrow
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 17:32:23 -0700
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
X-Priority: 1
X-MSMail-Priority: High
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.00.2314.1300 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V5.00.2314.1300


We received a comm from you for someone named Dennis. You sent it to crusade@relaypoint.net.

There is no one here by that name, but this comm looks important, so I wanted you to know it was not received by this person.



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