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From: Phil Gooch <philgooch <at> gmail.com>
Subject: Re: =?windows-1252?q?Fwd=3A_=5BBioNLP=5D_World=92s_Big?= =?windows-1252?q?gest_Computer_Conference_WORLDCOMP_is_Cancelled?=
Newsgroups: gmane.science.linguistics.corpora
Date: Wednesday 30th January 2013 16:26:00 UTC (over 4 years ago)
The article talks about 'his conference' - it's a bit unusual for an
international conference to be organised by one person, isn't it?

If this is genuine, then there would surely be an organising committee -
who are the organising committee for WorldComp and why are they not backing
him up?

Phil


On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 4:23 PM, Kevin B. Cohen
wrote:

> Interesting that every one of the twelve comments on that article was
> anonymous...
>
> Kev
>
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 6:31 PM, Terry Murphy 
> wrote:
> > Another point of view:
> >
> http://www.redandblack.com/news/professor-deals-with-elaborate-cyber-attack/article_03344d54-cd7f-5753-a870-e3bcee5c87ce.html
> >
> >> From: [email protected]
> >> Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:00:32 -0700
> >> To: [email protected]
> >> Subject: [Corpora-List] Fwd: [BioNLP] World’s Biggest Computer
> Conference
> >> WORLDCOMP is Cancelled
> >
> >>
> >> There's been traffic about this topic on the CORPORA list in the past,
> so
> >> I'm sure that some of you will be amused by this email.
> >>
> >> Kev
> >>
> >>
> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >> From: 
> >> Date: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 9:22 AM
> >> Subject: [BioNLP] World’s Biggest Computer Conference WORLDCOMP is
> >> Cancelled
> >> To: [email protected]
> >>
> >>
> >> The world’s biggest computer science conference WORLDCOMP is
canceled
> >> after twelve successful years of service. Defamation campaign is going
> >> on WORLDCOMP: https://sites.google.com/site/dumpconf
or
> >> http://dumpconference.ueuo.com or
> >> https://sites.google.com/site/moneycomp1
or
> >>
> >>
> http://weka.8497.n7.nabble.com/WORLDCOMP-World-s-Biggest-Bogus-Conference-is-Back-Again-td26681.html
> >> or Google using the words worldcomp, fake or worldcomp, bogus.
> >>
> >> We filed lawsuits in 2012 to stop this defamation but no use. Due to
> >> this, we are finding it highly difficult to get paper submissions,
> >> sponsors, etc. We are determined to solve this problem permanently
> >> through legal channels. We are focusing all our efforts on legal
> >> matters and that’s why we canceled WORLDCOMP’13. We update
WORLDCOMP’s
> >> website also, once we complete some legal/technical formalities.
> >>
> >> As ordered by the University of Georgia, Prof.Hamid Arabnia
> >> (http://www.cs.uga.edu/~hra WORLDCOMP
coordinator) is refunding half
> >> the amount of the registration fee for all the registered authors of
> >> WORLDCOMP from 2005-2012. If you are a registered author and your
> >> physical address is changed then send an email to hra (AT) cs.uga.edu
> >> and CC to morehead (AT) uga.edu with your name, year, paper title,
> >> list of all co-authors of the paper, the amount of fee you paid, and
> >> the new mailing address for sending the refund check. The deadline to
> >> email this information is one week from now. Please forward this email
> >> to all your friends who have papers in previous WORLDCOMPs.
> >> Sincerely,
> >>
> >> AMG Solo (Ashu Solo)
> >> https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=BIOFUSION;f9748581.0705
> >> (WORLDCOMP publicity chair since 2005)
> >>
> >> My interesting activity is:
> >> http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/12/17/saskatoon-bus-display
or
> >> Google using the words ashu solo, christmas
> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> >> --
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> >> Biomedical Text Mining Group Lead, Computational Bioscience Program,
> >> U. Colorado School of Medicine
> >> 303-916-2417 (cell) 303-377-9194 (home)
> >> http://compbio.ucdenver.edu/Hunter_lab/Cohen
> >>
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