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Scientology usurps ANZAC acronym in Australia and New Zealand

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by CommunicatorIC, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Scientology usurps ANZAC acronym in Australia and New Zealand.

    Mike Rinder: Thursday Funnies

    Please note this line in the Scientology ANZAC promo:
    Relevant Excerpt:
  2. wigee1

    wigee1 Patron with Honors

    I think this could get really interesting, The RSA are tough on things like this, especially when theyre stuggling to keep doors open,
    Also , wasn,t the NZ fern copyrighted to the ALL Blacks through the Rugby Union ,and it doesn,t have to be Silver in colour, any other business displaying it, is paying a royalty.
    It was one of their Marketing strategies. read it years ago, could be wrong , The NZ guy, Head of SACHI andSACHI , Roberts ? Wiz kid
    Anyway, hasn,t Scientology learnt, They came up with the ANZO case, even a special rundown was created.They will see it in Action,Here it comes.
  3. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    I think I'll send that off to the Sydney Morning Herald.

    The Church of Scientology abusing the ANZAC acronym. Crikey, why is it Scientology can never stop plagiarising, misdirecting and conning people?

    Peeling off the bullshit to get to the good stuff is like stripping the paper from cardboard to find the box is empty.
  4. sallydannce

    sallydannce Gold Meritorious Patron

    Yes the silver fern has been trademarked by the NZ Rugby Union.

    This can be verified on the NZ Intellectual Property Office web site, under "trademarks".

    Search term "rugby union" will bring up the fern leaf.
  5. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    Well, here in this pic, the St. Louis positioning themselves with the St. Louis football team....The Rams.....

    Scamology Promo


    The real Rams....


    I think as many people as possible should contact the St. Louis Rams ......and complain about

    apparently no email....but they can

    I don't know the name of that player.....but assume he would be interested to know and his manager and agent too.....that his image is being used for the Church of Scientology.....
  6. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Scientology broke Australian Law when it used the term ANZAC without permission

    Scientology broke Australian Law when it used the term ANZAC without permission.

    As first noted by commentator I Yawnalot on Mike's blog, it appears Scientology broke Australian Law when it used the term ANZAC without permission.

    The Australian Government Protection of the Word ANZAC Regulations

    provide in relevant part:
  7. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    Thanks, Communicator IC. I'm going to follow up on this and make a complaint and report. It's highly offensive to me.

    Can anyone grab some printed copies of this promo? Anyone know the distribution or any details of where it was sent or when?
  8. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    It probably came from Mike Ridners was posted there today for his Thursday Funnies. That is for today.

    I guess you could contact him.

    Glad you are following up on this.

    That the Org of Scams....should steal and use the name of a famous Australian/New Zealand Military Unit, with a proud just not right.
  9. Mookster

    Mookster Patron

    Something tells me the Rams will not be pleased. No football teams appreciates anyone making out as if the team is an official affiliate or sponsor without prior approval. Once again, the results of living in a box. The person(s) who made that probably have no idea what a footbullet their silly, poorly crafted poster is.

    As for the ANZAC acronym theft and desecration....Well sheesh. Why doesn't they have DM publicly wipe his arse with their flags at the next big event, hawk up a big loogie and spit on them, then set them on fire? Better yet make sure this occurs ON Anzac Day just to make it extra special. I mean hey, if you're going to disrespect the shit out of a bunch of people who served honorably and even died, might as well go whole hog right? The fact that the a-holes who live there and should know better would be so thoughtless....There are no words. I look forward to hearing what my ND group thinks of this when we chat later on tonight.

    I give this latest bit of genius a :footbullet::footbullet::footbullet::footbullet::footbullet: out of 5 rating.
  10. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    It's more than that, Leland. The Aussies were sent to be slaughtered, and slaughtered they were, without reinforcements, and so they just "dug in". Thus the term "diggers".

    A few ANZAC vets are still around. ANZAC Day is Veteran's Day in Australia.

    It's like writing graffiti on a headstone. Really upsets me. I know far too many Australian vets or widows or widowers of vets personally from my work and they'd be horribly hurt by this.
  11. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    See the OP, which links to Mike's post today:

    Maybe you can comment or get his e-mail there.
  12. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    I'd contact with info and pic.....every politician, Veterans Group....and any others you can about this. If it is illegal.....I would contact the Government Agency that can call them on the carpet about it.

    I was aware of some of the history of Gallipoli.
  13. Free Being Me

    Free Being Me Crusader

    As a Veteran myself I agree and thank you for making your report. :thumbsup:
  14. Opter

    Opter Silver Meritorious Patron

    Very simple:

    They are just following the biggest con hisself: LRH! :duh::omg:

  15. OSA

    OSA New Member

    Bryan Seymour is already well onto this... please do not hand it to other media before he's had a chance to gather all the interviews.
  16. OSA

    OSA New Member

    Bryan Seymour is already well onto this... please hold off contacting other media until he has gathered all the interviews for the story?
  17. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    Welcome OSA ? Thanks for joining ESMB

    We all talk about you all the time......great you finally showed up.
  18. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    Hiya OSA,

    Who ARE you? :confused2: Why didn't you use one of our Aus locals for contact?

    I already have Bryan Seymour's details so will get in touch with him as the media contact, as you requested.
  19. OSA

    OSA New Member

    Thanks, our main function is KSW... Keeping Seymour Working :)

    Let me know is the OSA handle is offensive and I'll change it, of course...
  20. JustSheila

    JustSheila Crusader

    Oh no, not offensive, we don't usually have people jump right in with their first post without some sort of introduction, though.

    Welcome to ESMB!