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10.17.19

EPO Staff Union and Staff Representatives Ought to Demand EPO Stops Bullying Publishers and Censoring Their Sites

Posted in Europe, Patents at 8:06 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

As it stands at this moment, or for the past half a decade, the EPO is hardly better than the Communist Party of China

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Summary: An often neglected if not forgotten aspect of EPO tyranny is the war on information itself; EPO management continues to show hostility towards journalism and disdain for true information

Back in 2015 or thereabouts Battistelli‘s EPO sent several law firms after me for exposing EPO corruption, trying to cause me to run away or spend a lot of money on lawyers. A year earlier they had blocked Techrights. Don’t they realise that when they gag their staff they render whistle-blowers very much necessary and therefore inevitable?

“In my view, in light of what they did to me, Battistelli and Campinos are no better than patent trolls.”It is very much worth noting that the pretender António Campinos has neither reverted/removed the ban of Techrights (information banned from EPO staff) nor has he retracted persistent legal threats towards me. In prior years when I condemned software patents in Europe the EPO did not block my site because it thought it could instead ignore it; clearly the EPO decided that when EPO corruption is exposed they should overzealously silence the messenger. EPO staff has, in effect, lost the right to read at work; the EPO ‘babysits’ staff by blocking (deleting) from that staff accurate and authentic information, as if the EPO is a religion/cult. Is Techrights “blasphemous”?

In my view, in light of what they did to me, Battistelli and Campinos are no better than patent trolls. SUEPO and the CSC ought to bring up (e.g. in their lists) the threats EPO issues to bloggers (not just yours truly) and the Office-wide censorship of ‘inconvenient’ sites. The EPO is a dangerous entity if it polices the media and suppresses the sharing of facts even outside the EPO (while flaunting diplomatic immunity).

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