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woops: More Threats from NCG’s June Maxam


Looks like my relief might have been premature.  Below is an email from June Maxam, the Editor of North Country Gazette, along with mine to her this morning.

—– Original Message —–   

From: June Maxam
To: shlep
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 1:09 PM
Due to the threats, intimidation and profanity which you caused, directed and encouraged, you were reported to law enforcement.  My attorney is currently monitoring the defamation which has resulted by your acts and we will be proceeding. The harassment caused us to disable the email accounts for the news site. Do not send any further mail as your IP and email address has been blocked. 


—– Original Message —–   

From: David Giacalone at SHLEP
To: jmaxam
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 12:48 PM
Subject: thanks
Dear Ms. Maxam,

Thank you for making that small but important change concerning
Fair Use.  I’m sorry this all got so aggravating.    

best wishes,  


David Giacalone

[note: email addresses removed March 24, 2007]


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  3. Jake

    October 26, 2006 @ 7:09 pm


    So sad. The editor of a newspaper having such poor writing skills. Why not ask people to chip in $5 each to help her pay for a persuasive writing course? It’s quite obvious that she could use one. If you set one up, let me know & I’ll chip in.

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