The crazy takes it all the way up to 11

Last time, I told you about an anti-vaccine activist who seems to have some “issues” when it comes to his mental health. Why is it my opinion that he does? Because he has made it his life mission to try and get a law school professor fired over her pro-vaccine activism. In that last post, I showed you how he put her school’s contact information out on the web for anyone with an anti-vaccine bone in their body to go after her. Well, I learned today that he has taken the crazy level all the way up past ten and into 11.

Mr. Lloyd Phillips* has decided to put his old-school HTML know-how into use and created this web page**. It’s quite a bit of crazy, beginning with his “terms of use”. Those terms of use claim that any word copied from his possibly libelous website will cost you $10,000 per word. If you decide to use any of his words in a court of law, it will cost you $60,000 per word. He backs this all up by citing Internet Archive v. Suzanne Shell. This is where we find out that our litigious bag o’ nuts has no foot to stand on. The court in that case dismissed all claims of theft or copyright abuse or racketeering (yes, racketeering) because the claim that copying a site’s content to file away in an internet archive doesn’t mean that someone has stolen your property. Likewise, merely citing what you say or write and giving you proper attribution doesn’t mean your words or ideas are being stolen, so long as you are properly cited and given credit for them.

So let’s look at the crazy in Lloyd’s possibly libelous web page. It starts off with the picture of a young woman who allegedly died due to the HPV vaccine. (I wonder if Lloyd Phillips got permission to use her picture?) There are zero indications that the young lady died because of the vaccine. Tragic as her death was, we only have the word of her mother (on record) to show that she died from the vaccine. But we’ll get back to her story later.

Next, Lloyd Phillips goes on a rant about the HPV vaccine. He states that it’s killing people “at an alarming rate” ($40,000) and then makes the spurious association with the Poul Thorsen case, where Thorsen, a researcher, is accused of embezzlement. How the two are related, no one knows. Thorsen participated in a study on vaccines and autism. Because he, and he alone in the group, has been accused of embezzlement, all anti-vaccine cranks out there believe that the whole of the study was tainted and that vaccines cause autism, all other evidence be damned. How that study is linked to the HPV vaccine manufactured controversy is beyond me.

Lloyd Phillips then goes on to parrot the anti-vaccine lies and misinformation about the HPV vaccine (and all vaccines) that we’re used to. Aluminum in them cause auto-immune disease, blah, blah, blah. We’ve heard it all before, and it’s been debunked before.

And then the creepy, stalker-like stuff comes. Lloyd Phillips goes after Dorit Reiss, pro-vaccine advocate, someone who uses facts and science, and he does so in a most creepy way. He talks about her school affiliations and how, in his words, Dorit “stalks” ($10,000) parents of children who died from the HPV vaccine ($20,000 or $30,000, I lost count).

Finally, Lloyd Phillips ends his rant by giving links to anti-vaccine sites as sources of information on the HPV vaccine. I wonder what they say? To really bring the crazy home, Lloyd Phillips lists several deaths entered into VAERS as evidence of harm. They’re not. The only record I could find that matched that of the young lady in the picture that Lloyd Phillips uses, and whose memorial page he links to through the image, is record number 305606-1. The young lady in the picture died on February 22, 2008, two days after receiving the third dose of the three-dose series of HPV vaccine. In the New York Post article, her mother stated that the young lady was on birth control medication for acne. This is what the VAERS record that I believe is hers states:

“Sudden unattended death. Autopsy results pending (inconclusive 2/25/08). 2/26/08 Reviewed pcp medical records & vax records which reveal patient received HPV#1 0469U 7/16/07 & HPV#2 09300 9/17/07. In 11/20/07, noted to have left sided head pain intermittently along with lightheadedness; dx w/tension HA. HPV#3 was scheduled for 1/16/2008 but postponed due to no parental signature. Returned to office 1/24/08 for left wrist pain from cheerleading injury s/p ER vs for same on 1/19/08. Patient last seen in office by nurse only on 2/20 for HPV #3, no notes for visit. PMH: kicked in face by horse in past (undated) & had contusion on cheek; acne vulgaris, started Yasmin & topicals 4/07 w/improvement after multiple other drug failures; 1/19/08 wrist contusion from cheerleading. 5/2/08 Autopsy report states COD as undetermined. Autopsy states patient had intermittent HAs x 2 mo & had been on BCP x 1 year for acne. Found w/small facial laceration from striking flower pot when fell. The autopsy was neg for all findings. Scene indicated sudden death from collapse & fall. Suspected long QT interval syndrome w/fatal arrhythmia rather than new onset seizure in patient w/no history of either. Suggested testing family members.”

The only reason I think the mother blames the vaccine is because of the proximity in time to her daughter’s untimely death. It couldn’t have been the birth control medication. It couldn’t have been kick to the face by a horse, for which she apparently still had a contusion on her cheek on February 20 or the cheerleading injury in January. It couldn’t have been what the trained medical pathologist that performed the autopsy suspected.

No. It was the vaccine. It’s always the vaccine. And, for Lloyd Phillips, it’s always going to be about name-calling and bogus legal threats because he can’t bring on the science. None of them can.

*Why am I using Lloyd Phillips’ name, even though I hardly ever name names? Because he has become a litigious bully who is full of it. He once threatened me with legal action for things I did not do and claimed that I had associations with entities I don’t have professional associations with. He then goes after pro-vaccine people by setting up official-sounding websites (“UCHastings…” and “BrowardSheriffsOffice.org“. It is my sincere hope that people looking for information on this guy (in order to refute him or validate his claims) come upon this blog post. I’ll update it with links to anyone else speaking out against him.

**How do you know that it was Lloyd Phillips of Broward County who created that page? Because he didn’t hide it from the internet registrar:

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