All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’

Dead Sea Scrolls Case: Online ID Theft on Trial

New York’s highest appeals court will consider whether or not to overturn the conviction of Raphael Golb, a man convicted of impersonating a New York University professor in emails and blog posts, according to the AP. Golb set up an email account on an NYU computer and sent emails as Judaic studies chairman Lawrence Schiffman. In Schiffman’s name, he made …

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Dead Sea Scrolls: Internet Impersonation A Crime?

A dead sea scrolls controversy will be on trial in New York’s highest court on Tuesday in the case of Raphael Golb, a lawyer and writer who has been convicted of identity theft and other charges for disguising his identity in email messages and blog posts from 2006 to 2009, according to AP. Golb used a computer at New York …

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Dead Sea Scrolls Case to Be Heard by New York Court

New York’s highest court on Tuesday will consider whether to overturn convictions in the Internet impersonation case of a man who argues that mocking scholars in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls was free speech protected by the First Amendment. Raphael Golb, an attorney and writer, was convicted of identity theft and other charges for disguising his identity …

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Dead Sea Scrolls Case to Be Heard by New York Court of Appeals

The New York Court of Appeals will hear the case of a man who seeks to overturn his conviction of Internet impersonation of a Dead Sea Scrolls scholar Tuesday. Raphael Golb, a lawyer and writer, wrote e-mails and blog posts as Lawrence Schiffman, the New York University Judaic studies chairman. Golb claims his actions were protected under the first amendment. …

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Google Helps Put Genesis And The Ten Commandments Online

Google announced today that it is helping bring 5,000 images of scroll fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls online by providing Google Storage, App Engine, Maps, YouTube and Google image technology to the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library. This supplements earlier efforts by Google and the Israel Museum to make the Dead Sea Scrolls accessible online. “The Israel …

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