Bonum Certa Men Certa

Exposing Hard Truths is the First Step or the Path Towards Justice

"Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together."

--Daniel Webster



Summary: A reflection and a moment taken to set aside tribalism (shallow differences based on allegiances of personal comfort), for we need look back at actual facts -- however inconvenient at times -- and consider the reality of the situation

THE series just published was a difficult one, not just to write but also to publish. The past 1.5 months have been hectic and stressful. DDOS attacks weren't even the worse part of it. There were several attempts at de-platforming us. There was also libel.



"We are gratified to say that the series, almost 40 parts in length (addenda and video aside), is fully published, mirrored in Gemini (hosted from my home) and distributed outwards to the IPFS swarm."Saying the truth isn't easy. There are consequences, whether direct or indirect. Some people have a major stake in the outcome. Sometimes it's not even people but large corporations and aggressive governments. Stories will one day be told about the events of the past month...

We are gratified to say that the series, almost 40 parts in length (addenda and video aside), is fully published, mirrored in Gemini (hosted from my home) and distributed outwards to the IPFS swarm. It cannot be censored. It's "out there..."

If there is any new EPO series soon to be released for publication, we will let readers know in advance. We need mirrors and we need IPFS nodes to pin the objects. It's helping the information endure, at the very least by means of deterrence (discouraging SLAPP attempts from the EPO; Benoît Battistelli did this several times before and António Campinos still blocks Techrights for no reason other than fear... of the truth).

The reason we continue to focus so much on the EPO is simple; almost nobody else is doing so. Not because there's nothing to see there but precisely the opposite. There's a campaign of cover-up. Obfuscation and distraction are PR means. Only moments ago we saw JUVE publishing "Boards of Appeal reduces case backlog, despite pandemic challenges" -- the latest of many EPO puff pieces. JUVE has been reduced to another EPO propaganda site, refusing to cover any of the BoA scandals and instead issuing puff pieces like this one.

"The reason we continue to focus so much on the EPO is simple; almost nobody else is doing so."Regarding our latest series, the authors recently explained the motivation. "The series is centred around an incident that happened back in 2015," they said. "From the available documentation it appears that two officials - one from the German Ministry of Justice and one from the EPO (but formerly from the German Ministry of Justice) - acted in concert to misinform the Legal Affairs Committee of the Bundestag. The main purpose of this action was to forestall any further parliamentary scrutiny of the EPO's data protection framework. At first glance these events may seem like "ancient history". However, the reality is that little has changed at the EPO in the meantime, and it would appear that the Bundestag continues to be misinformed about EPO affairs."

It just simply doesn't seem like the German government (or the Dutch one too for that matter!) has any plans, whatsoever, to enforce the rule of law. The lawlessness of the EPO is viewed as a feature, not a flaw. This merely serves to perpetuate an old stigma about Germany.

"In order to put everything into the proper context the series gradually expanded to 20 parts in total," the authors noted. "Some of these parts contain a detailed presentation of the main protagonists and a review of their roles in EPO affairs over the last decade or so."

"Will the truth set us free? Well, those of us who still value the truth (not junk 'journalism' that's PR/misinformation) will at least have access to accurate accounts of current affairs."They're still around and they're still doing great damage, not just to the reputation of Germany but to the viability of the EPO.

With the whole series out there for all to see and examine (it's already thoroughly fact-checked by multiple people, myself included), let's wait and see what happens next. Will the patent-centric media mention it? Of course not. That media too receives the equivalent of cooperation money from the EPO (de facto bribes) and it doesn't want to rock the boat which sponsors rely on.

Will the truth set us free? Well, those of us who still value the truth (not junk 'journalism' that's PR/misinformation) will at least have access to accurate accounts of current affairs. Unlike EPO management, we do not bribe scholars to do marketing.

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