>I find it extraordinary that I am being accused of irresponsibility for
>debunking this hoax.
>This hoax was publicly presented ,and quickly and publicly debunked (by
>in the same forum it was presented. The SETINOW press release of 10-29 was
>presented to the media to stop the inevitable nonsense that surely was to
>arise from the BBC news story. WHY DID YOU NOT RESPOND EARLIER IN A PUBLIC
>FASHION? Why blame me because of the lack of a timely SL response?
>IF you had the data on 10-23--or whenever-- then you should have publicly
>debunked it as soon as 'anon' started posting. SL being slow on the
>is not the IRRESPONSIBILITY of someone else.
>I find it doubly insulting to have your members accuse me of being
>irresponsible--not only because it is so wrong and off-base-- but because
>are responsible for an ETI hoax on AOL a few years ago--was it on this