Brett Kimberlin’s use lawfare to try to suppress the free speech rights of his critics was a vain attempt at brass knuckles reputation management on the Internet. As with almost everything he’s tried in his life, he failed when he tried to do more than he was capable of and when he tried to outsmart people who were experts in fields where he lacked talent and/or experience. The TKPOTD from a year ago today took note of The
Dread Deadbeat Publisher Kimberlin’s collapsing Internet presence.
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One of the ways that The
Dread Deadbeat Protester Kimberlin has tried to raise money off the Internet was via a website called Pussy Riot Defense Fund. Reading the fine print on the website carefully told one that the donations raised wouldn’t go to the direct support of the Russian female rock band but would be used to help defray the cost of Justice Through Music Project’s publicizing the band’s legal hassles.
The Justice Through Music Project home page still has a link to the pussyriotdefensefund.org website. I’ve left the link live so that the Gentle Reader can click on it for himself to see that the site is gone. Indeed, the registration for the domain expired a year ago today.
It’s beginning to look as if The
Dread Deadbeat Protestor Kimberlin has pretty much given up on maintaining an effective presence on the Internet. His websites are not being well maintained, and his web presence is shrinking.
Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen.
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And things continue to proceed downhill at jtmp dot org. As the Gentle Reader can see in the screenshot on the left, there hasn’t been anything new posted at this website allegedly dedicated to music and politics for over six months. In fact, there’s been very little posted at the site for over two years.
However, the most striking change at the Justice Through Music Project website is that it now lacks any visible buttons, widgets, or links allowing one to make a donation. (I was able to use a URL from a backed up version of the site to find a donate button on a page that’s still on their server and tied to JTMP’s PayPal account, but there are no live links to that page.)
Follow the money? It would appear that the money isn’t streaming into Justice Through Music Project via online donations. If it ever did.
This TKPOTD first ran five years ago today.
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I have been aware of the transaction receipt shown below since 1 February, 2014.
The receipt will likely be entered into evidence in a coming court proceeding. Because I may be called as a witness, I have been asked by the counsel for one of the parties not to discuss publicly the facts I am aware of relating to the receipt until after that court proceeding.
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Here’s the entire court filing containing that receipt.
The receipt appears to show that The
Dread Deadbeat Pro-Se Kimberlin used funds from Justice Through Music Project to pay for an expense related solely to his personal lawsuit.
Dread Deadbeat Publisher/Protestor/Performer/etc. Kimberlin hasn’t paid any attention to the Justice Through Music Project since January. The ironic result (given the current notoriety of the Epstein case and Kimberlin’s past) is that the top story on the site is about a singer named Lolita.
I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried.
I sometimes wonder why Brett Kimberlin tells such flimsy lies in support of his lawfare’s false narratives. Perhaps he thinks that everyone pays as little attention to the facts as he does. Whatever. The TKPOTD from five years ago deals with one of the sillier claims from his RICO Madness LOLsuit.
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In his opposition to my motion to dismiss in the Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RICO Madness, The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin wrote the following:I suppose by “non-profit that works with famous bands and artists” TDPK means “Justice Through Music Project.” If he does, he is misleading the court.
I recently took a look at the Justice Through Music Project website (No, I won’t link to it.) and worked my way back through over a year’s worth of its blog posts. There were lots of stories about “famous bands and artists,” but there was nothing about any of them working with or having anything to do with JTMP.
Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Bupkis.
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Yesterday evening, I took a look at the jtmp dot org website. It’s beginning to look as if he’s given up trying to make a go of that operation. The most recent post is over three months old, and it’s not original content. It’s a article ripped off from westward dot com about a young performer from Denver named Lolita.
Vladimir Nabokov was unavailable for comment.
Yesterday’s TKPOTD took a look back to Team Kimberlin’s failed effort to use a lawsuit filed by Nadia Naffe against Patrick Frey (aka Patterico) as part of their campaign of lawfare. All of Kimberlin’s attempts at brass knuckles reputation management have failed. Meanwhile, the bloggers he sought to punish are … well, this list of world-wide website rankings tells the story.
Everything is proceeding, and some are receding, as I have foreseen.
Every once in a while, I take a look at the Kimberlin-related websites. The Justice Through Music Project site (jtmp dot org) had been quietly rusting away for over a year, but it has had three posts this month. All of them involved ripping off material from other sites. However, that’s not the only addition I’ve detected.
I use the Brave browser as a security measure whenever I visit on of the Kimberlin sites. Yesterday, it gave me this new warning.Hmmmm.
Here are some interesting data points—
Brett Kimberlin changed the name of his 501(c)(4) not-for-profit from VelvetRevolution.US to Protect Our Elections/EMPR Inc.
There is a web domain called empr dot media that purports to be the “#1 independent citizen media about Ukraine.”
At the bottom of the empr dot media home page, there’s some greyed-out fine print which begins, ” This website developed and runs on donations received from JTMP (US), …”
Brett Kimberlin’s 501(c)(3) not-for-profit is called Justice Through Music Project and operates a website called jtmp dot org.
The empr dot media website is one of four domains hosted on the same server as breitbartunmasked dot com. The other two domains on that server are breitbitnews dot com (one of Bill Schmalfeldt’s abandoned sites) and xeonhosting dot net (the service provider).
The Gentle Reader may draw whatever conclusion he will from these facts.