JT Has New URL

July 28, 2008 -

We've often wondered why game-hatin' Florida attorney Jack Thompson didn't get his own website where he could push his opinions and his frequent URGENT! press releases to his heart's content.

It appears that he soon will.

On Friday Thompson, who is expected to be permanently disbarred in the near future, circulated a press release touting www.copycatviolence.com, a website designed, he says, to:

...help victims as well as alleged criminals prove the causal link between violent entertainment and specific acts of violence.

Claiming that the site, which is currently in parked status at GoDaddy, will be online "soon," Thompson promises:

...a host of resources available to help others prove, in civil and criminal courtrooms as well as in legislatures, the fact that violent entertainment, particularly adult-rated entertainment marketed and sold to children, leads to violent criminal acts. 

 

This inescapable causal link between violent entertainment and acts of aggression has already been proven by various healthcare providers, including the American Psychological Association, but no one to date has provided comprehensive resources to pin the tail on the entertainment industry’s reckless practices. 

 
GP: We're wondering if the new website signals a move on Thompson's part to market himself as a so-called expert witness in "violent media made me do it" defense cases...

 


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Re: JT Has New URL

Ouch.

Then again I suppose he deserved that one, along with anything else that happens to come along, if this website even materializes...

 

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Re: JT Has New URL

Whatever you do, do not offer to secure this site on a permanent basis.  I almost guarentee constant headache.

Re: JT Has New URL

Tell me somebody's started a pool on how long it will take him to get hacked to bits.  I feel sorry for whomever he's hired to maintain/defend the site.  Assuming he's not trying to do it himself; but somehow I don't think he's that daft.  He's gonna need full-time security just to keep that site running, I would suggest all the other sites on whatever hosting company he plans to use duck & cover,  it wouldn't surprise me if the servers get caught in the crossfire.

Say hello to hacked-town, population=Jack

 

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Re: JT Has New URL

"This inescapable causal link between violent entertainment and acts of aggression..."

Show us the proof, Jack, or consider the claim under scrutiny.

TRANSLATION: Bullshit, Jack. Prove it.

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I AM CONDEMNED TO HAUNT THE DREAMS OF JACK THOMPSON UNTIL HIS CRUSADE AGAINST VIDEO GAMES ENDS.



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I AM DOOMED TO HAUNT JACK THOMPSON'S DREAMS UNTIL HIS CRUSADE AGAINST VIDEO GAMES ENDS.

Re: JT Has New URL

Why doesn't he just get a facebook and myspace page while he's at it?

On myspace at least he'll get the creator of the site as a default friend on his list.

Re: JT Has New URL

I honestly believe the concept is beyond his realm of understanding.  He had what, 75 Livejournal accounts?  All he used them for was to post in GP articles during GP's LJ days, never a entry of his own.

Re: JT Has New URL

Having recently started a blog I can tell you that it isn't that hard. Why he doesn't just go to any number of blogging site as use that is beyond me. Perhaps because it's too easy...

 

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Don't hold your breath

Don't hold your breath waiting on this website to show up.  I'm still waiting for jackandgoliath.com to show up and he claimed that was coming back in February of 2006... http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/203965.html

If I didn't know better I would think that Jacko was a liar or something...

 

 

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Re: JT Has New URL

I will also predict, with a very HIGH degree of accuracy, that the site will be biased in EVERY aspect.

ANY opposing resource to John Bruce's view will be absent.

If the site has an interactive aspect (blog, forum, etc), ANY opposing views will be censored entirely OR there will only be a couple allowed just to APPEAR fair OR ALL real opposing views will be banned while FAKE opposing views will be posted by him, or someone associated with him, that will not read as any significant opposition (weak "arguments") or even FAKE trolls to make it appear that the only opposition is by unintelligent individuals. 

Rest assured, it will NOT be a TRUE resource site.  May as well equate it to Fred Phelps's "GodHatesFags" site as far as resources go.

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Re: JT Has New URL

You have no reason to worry.  Within minutes of his site being posted it will have one of the following happen to it:

1) Continuous DDoS attack.

2) All of his views will be replaced with the correct views by any number of gamers that hack.

3) His site will be altered to meta-redirect to a rick-roll.

4) His site will be altered to contain as much gay-porn as is possible to fit on one page.

5) His site will be altered to become one giant bel-air.

Re: JT Has New URL

Don't forget option 6.

6) His site is going to be googlebombed with some unflattering search terms.

Re: JT Has New URL

Hopefully not.  The fact is, it will be HIS site, so he can do with it what he wants.

HOWEVER, if his site ends up as described, and censorship prevails, then his opposition can scream "hypocrisy" in that he's complained about being censored for so many years.  He can't have it both ways.

Even if it is interactive, I doubt I'll waste my time attempting to contribute.  At least not initially.  I'll wait to hear from others who've tried and then get a feel for what to expect.

But then, it's equally likely he'll FAKE these events and claim they were real attempts to violate his Freedom Of Speech.  Lies and deceit are a part of his version of morality as proven on numerous occassions.  Therefore, I wouldn't put it past him.  Though I also wouldn't put it past some idiots to try such tactics for real either.

Nightwng2000

NW2K Software

Nightwng2000 has also updated his MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

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Re: JT Has New URL

If it's not being spammed to shit, at least people will be able debunk all of his lies.

Re: JT Has New URL

Be able to debunk?

Cripes, you ARE an optimist, aren't you?  The ultimate, I'd say.  :)

Nightwng2000

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Nightwng2000 has also updated his MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

Nightwng2000 NW2K Software http://www.facebook.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

Re: JT Has New URL

It's just my nature to see the good side of things all the time, although I see no good in Jack whatsoever. Just thought I'd clear that up! :)

Re: JT Has New URL

"...help victims as well as alleged criminals prove the causal link between violent entertainment and specific acts of violence."

Translation:

"A place where abusers can obtain smoke screen justifications for their victim's striking back.  After all, it isn't because someone is verbally, mentally, physically, and/or sexually abused that the victim strikes back against their abuser.  It's because the victim played a violent video game, which is far worse than them being abused."

Or...

"A place where I can spread false information, lies, and deceit and teach others how to use and abuse individuals, families, and communities who have suffered tragedies to push my personal, religious, and/or political agendas."

What a sick, perverted, immoral piece of guttertrash John Bruce has turned out to be.

Nightwng2000

NW2K Software

Nightwng2000 has also updated his MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

Nightwng2000 NW2K Software http://www.facebook.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

Re: JT Has New URL

True, but we knew this already, Nightwing.

 

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Re: JT Has New URL

I am still kind of wondering how Grand Theft Auto 4 is marketed toward children.  I mean I have seen the ads, the video trailers, the website, and so on and it is clearly marked as a M rated game and geared for adults.  I just don't see how anyone with an average IQ can see this game being for kids.  GTA3 wasn't marketed towards kids.  GTA VC or SA weren't marketed for kids.  GTA4 is not marketed for kids.  So who is JT protecting?  Mature rated games are all clearly marked for not being for kids.  If parents and clerks get these games or sell them to kids then that is the fault of parents and store clerks, not the game developers and publishers.

 

Why can't people like JT see that?

Re: JT Has New URL

He knows all he says about videogames, gamers, Rockstar, GTA and ESRB is at least vague and incomplete. He just doesn´t give a damn.

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Re: JT Has New URL

Somehow I expect gay porn.

Re: JT Has New URL

 If only we had a "digg" option.  You'd be dugg for that one!  :)

Re: JT Has New URL

ill bet this will be hijacked in within weeks of him putting it up...

Not all bad really.

Not because it gives JT a platform to address the world, but because it collects all his quackery in one place. That way it's easier for people to mass debunk his wild theories. Of course, I highly doubt he'll allow comments on his site (even constructive ones) and I've no doubt he'll have a "Feedback" page that will contain all the vitriolic emails and messages he gets from retarded gamers who want him to die/want to inflict bodily harm on him etc.

With his ramblings down in one place gamers and sites like this can at least pull his arguments apart one paragraph after another. Sadly I doubt he'll include positive game articles, the site will likely focus on only the worst cases and case studies. Perhaps a mirror site needs to be setup to serve as a platform to debunk the dross he'll post.

Re: Not all bad really.

You're giving Jack too much credit.  At best, he'll put up a single static page of text, that looks like the 1994 internet.  More likely, it will just be an ad page like jackandgoliath.com.  Followthrough was never Thompson's strong suit.

Re: JT Has New URL

He's had several sites in the past. All of them went down after a short time. All of them badly designed.

 

His last announced site (something about david and goliath, but memory isn't what it used to be, too many late nights and not enough coffee right now.) It didn't even get beyond him registering the domain. Nothing was ever put up there.

 

His interweb skillz, they are not the l33t.

Re: JT Has New URL

Now excuse me if I'm wrong but I didn't know any old average joe who is about to be disbarred could release press releases......

Re: JT Has New URL

Wait, whatever happened to jack vs goliath.com?

 

Re: JT Has New URL

The "new Internet web site which will be used to dismantle, further than it already is, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc."?

http://www.jackandgoliath.com/

These ads are busy taking down Take Two, just you watch.

Re: JT Has New URL

Haha, I love the email address that Jack has that one registered under.

Re: JT Has New URL

Oh man, I can't even begin to imagine how badly his site will be spammed.

Re: JT Has New URL

Not ot mention how badly made

Re: JT Has New URL

I bet he'll get on Fox News so they can talk about his "revolutionary" and "wonderful" site. If not, my second guess is that the link will either lead to a rickroll or the daily show site as a prank.  BTW, as if you didn't already know, The Dark Kinght is one of the best films of the year, only second to Wall-E.

Re: JT Has New URL

I'd say the two are about equal quality, just aimed towards different audiences.

On topic, Denial of Service is going to keep punching him in the face.

Re: JT Has New URL

Bad bad move Thompson, you will truly be in hell when hackers bot-nets suddenly start swarming your sites, wether or not the hacker is actually there to tell them to if you get my meaning :p

Gamers hate you, the internet is our world, you set foot on our land you pay the price.

Re: JT Has New URL

He doesn't actually expect to be taken seriously as an "expert witness" after his permanent disbarment, does he?

Just look at this: "This inescapable causal link between violent entertainment and acts of aggression has already been proven by various healthcare providers, including the American Psychological Association"

He's lying right there in his press release announcing this service.

Re: JT Has New URL

You know, Jack should go back to the 9th grade and take a refresher course on a Bibliography, citing sources, and sentence structure. It will help him a great deal when he fills out his McDonald Application.


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Re: JT Has New URL

"This inescapable causal link between violent entertainment and acts of aggression has already been proven by various healthcare providers, including the American Psychological Association, but no one to date has provided comprehensive resources to pin the tail on the entertainment industry’s reckless practices. "

In other words - "Give a little money to me and you can potentially get a whole lot of money in silly settlements from the video game industry." One wonders how much of this move is motivated by protecting society and how much by wanting people to 'provide resources.'

Re: JT Has New URL

Nah, he's out to protect society. HIS society

Re: JT Has New URL

Remember, kids- in JT's world nobody is responsible for their own actions!  Although I don't condone it, JT has made so many enemies of tech-savy people that I predict constand Denial of Service attacks.

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Heh, that reminds me, did that one other site he ignored still have that embeded wav?

Also speaking of which, I'm willing to bet this site will be "comming along soon" just like the other "web sites" he had...

Re: JT Has New URL

The first challenge for him will be to find a geek to actually code the site, since 99% of them want to see him "epic fail for the lulz".

 

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So he's starting his own humor site?

 
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