Gary Weiss, Usenet Troll

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This email from Gary Weiss to Floyd Schneider isn’t significant for what it says, but for what it reveals (which is explained at the end).

Here, Weiss is telling Floyd about his inclusion in Weiss’s forthcoming book.

(Read this to learn how I came to posses email between Gary Weiss and Floyd Schneider).

Subject: Re: (no subject)
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 16:18:47 -0500
Received: from unknown (HELO maincomputer) ( with login) by with SMTP; 29 Dec 2005 21:18:48 -0000
Well, it so happens sir that you are featured prominently in two chapters, so I don’t think they would be up for the project! I will get you a copy when one is available.

What’s most noteworthy about this email is the IP from which it was sent:, which is the same I claimed proved Weiss established his pattern of online deception and sockpuppeting long ago as a poster to several Usenet groups.

It also reinforces my claim that Weiss — contrary to Weiss’s insistence — he writes the anonymous blog Mediacrity.

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