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[arin-ppml] Apology requested from Christopher Mettin and the Gymnasium Querfurt High School

Joe and Christopher,

   It was only fun to watch until you guys started breaking the furniture.

Ted

Joe Baptista wrote:
> 
> Dear Christopher and ARIN community:
> 
> I am requesting a public apology from you Christopher Mettin and your 
> organization the Gymnasium Querfurt High School for calling me an 
> Internet terrorist, a liar and other libelous, slanderous and defamatory 
> statements made by you in a public forum against me.
> 
> Also Christopher please do not jump the gun and make this decision on 
> your own. Kindly consult your supervisor and principle with respect to 
> my request and take the time to show them my request as well as the 
> statements made by you on behalf of your school against me.
> 
> For the record I will now respond to the allegations made against me by 
> Mr. Mettin.
> 
> 1) I am not an "Internet terrorist". This claim by Mr. Mettin below is 
> not only false but seriously libelous, slanderous and defamatory.
> 
> 2) I was never an employee of the Public-Root. I was a consultant since 
> 2003. And I was not fired. I walked out along with other consultants 
> because of the criminal activity uncovered by me - being mainly the 
> embezzlement of funds, money laundering and tax evasion by senior 
> executive staff.
> 
> 3) I never attacked Christopher's Gymnasium Querfurt High School. This 
> claim is also false, libelous, slanderous and defamatory. I did attempt 
> to email senior staff and also called by phone but was unable to get in 
> touch with anyone except Mr. Mettin. I therefore have no idea if school 
> staff know what Mr. Mettin is up to as I have been unable to contact a 
> responsible adult at the school.
> 
> 4) Mr. Mettin's claims that the PublicRoot Consortium does not exist are 
> false. The PublicRoot Consortium is organized as an unincorporated trust 
> in Canada.
> 
> 5) Mr. Mettin's claims below that his schools only involvement with the 
> people who run the INAIC.com web site was to be "assigned a (top-level) 
> domain by a company affiliated with the Public Root Ltd." is false. The 
> top-level domain the Gymnasium Querfurt High School purchased from them 
> is GQNET - a copy of the whois for this domain is attached at the end of 
> this message as Appendix A.
> 
> But as members here have pointed out Mr. Mettin's forgot to mention that 
> the Gymnasium Querfurt High School also sells TLDs for these shell 
> companies and non existent organizations.
> 
> 6) Mr. Mettin's claims that my actions resulted in the shut down of a 
> company are partially true. My actions resulted in the business failure 
> of at least three companies and the investigation of a number of 
> individuals for criminal acts being tax evasion and money laundering. 
> Some individuals involved in these investigations have settled with the 
> Dutch tax authorities.
> 
> We also had the full support of the Turkish Government and SITA, as well 
> as a number of other influential people, organization and countries. 
> That support evaporated when I when public and blew the whistle.
> 
> As a result of my actions fewer people ended up loosing their money in 
> this scam which was my intention.
> 
> 7) Mr. Mettin's claims that I lie are also false, libelous, slanderous 
> and defamatory.
> 
> regards
> joe baptista
> 
> On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 8:55 PM, Christopher Mettin 
> <cmettin at gqbc-online.com <mailto:cmettin at gqbc-online.com>> wrote:
> 
>     ARIN Community,
> 
>     The following message was sent recently to the ARIN mailing list by an
>     Internet terrorist known as Joe Baptista.
> 
>      >OK - before someone end up donating addresses and gets involved in
>     a fraud
>     - I think it's time for a little >backgrounder on Christopher Mettin.
>      >
>      >http://bit.ly/87Yjir
>      >
>      >What Chris needs are a few blocks of /24 to setup a root system
>     based on
>     what I know of him. Thats what I think >he is going on about - that they
>     need fixed IP. About the only protocol widely used still requiring
>     fixed IP
>      >for the root cache.
>      >
>      >Be careful I have been unable to confirm what he is doing is even
>     authorized by the school. If you feel so >inclined to provide /24
>     blocks to
>     them - make sure a responsible adult from the school signs on the dotted
>      >line, takes responsibility and absolves you of any legal liability.
>      >
>      >I do however support his initial point. These are only numbers and
>     ARIN
>     RIPE APNIC et. al. are making a killing >for just providing a database
>     function - the rest as far as I can see is mainly hype and make work
>     projects. I >think thats been mentioned before.
> 
>     A few months ago my school has been attacked by this guy. He did already
>     make an entire company shut down. His best weapons are lies.
> 
>     All that started when he was fired by the Public Root in 2005. We
>     have been
>     assigned a domain by a company affiliated with the Public Root Ltd.
>     and so
>     we became a major target to him. He sends his emails from a domain
>     publishing a website of a "PublicRoot Consortium" which does not
>     exist. The
>     contact address of this consortium is a private home in an Ontarian
>     suburb.
>     Sending emails using this domain he tries to make people believe he
>     is an
>     official employee of the Public Root.
> 
>     The IP addresses shall be in no way used with any root system.
> 
>     For further reference on Joe Baptista, see
>     http://inaic.com/index.php?p=news-25-08-2008.
> 
>     Sincerely yours,
>     Christopher Mettin
>     Gymnasium Querfurt High School
> 
>  
> 
> APPENDIX A: whois -h whois.inaic.net <http://whois.inaic.net> GQNET
> 
> Corporate TLD (cTLD): .GQNET
>      TLD Status: Active
>      TLD Register Date: 13-05-2009
>      TLD Updated: 29-05-2009
>      TLD Expire Date: 13-05-2010
>      Preferred Domain Name Registry: GQnet ( http://gqbc-online.com )
> 
> TLD Registrant:
>      Name: Christopher Mettin
>      Company name: Gymnasium Querfurt High School
>      Address: An der Geistpromenade 29
>      City: Quefurt
>      State:
>      Zip: 06268
>      Country: Germany
>      Phone: +49.347.712.2226
>      Cell phone:
>      Fax: +49.347.712.8826
>      Email: cmettin at gqbc-online.com <mailto:cmettin at gqbc-online.com>
> 
> TLD Administrative contact:
>      Name: Christopher Mettin
>      Company name: Gymnasium Querfurt High School
>      Address: An der Geistpromenade 29
>      City: Quefurt
>      State:
>      Zip: 06268
>      Country: Germany
>      Phone: +49.347.712.2226
>      Cell phone:
>      Fax: +49.347.712.8826
>      Email: cmettin at gqbc-online.com <mailto:cmettin at gqbc-online.com>
> 
> TLD Technical contact:
>      Name: Christopher Mettin
>      Company name: Gymnasium Querfurt High School
>      Address: An der Geistpromenade 29
>      City: Quefurt
>      State:
>      Zip: 06268
>      Country: Germany
>      Phone: +49.347.712.2226
>      Cell phone:
>      Fax: +49.347.712.8826
>      Email: cmettin at gqbc-online.com <mailto:cmettin at gqbc-online.com>
> 
> TLD Billing contact:
>      Name: Christopher Mettin
>      Company name: Gymnasium Querfurt High School
>      Address: An der Geistpromenade 29
>      City: Quefurt
>      State:
>      Zip: 06268
>      Country: Germany
>      Phone: +49.347.712.2226
>      Cell phone:
>      Fax: +49.347.712.8826
>      Email: cmettin at gqbc-online.com <mailto:cmettin at gqbc-online.com>
> 
> TLD Servers:
>      TLD Server1: tld1.public-root.net <http://tld1.public-root.net> - 
> IPV4: 84.22.100.6
>      TLD Server2: tld2.public-root.net <http://tld2.public-root.net> - 
> IPV4: 57.67.193.188
>      TLD Server3: tld3.public-root.net <http://tld3.public-root.net> - 
> IPV4: 199.5.156.122
> 
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> (1) Allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass 
> unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail, 
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> 
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