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In my last post I mentioned that I migrated the site to Hugo. I had previously relied on a Wordpress plugin for website statistics so I could tell who was coming to the site. Well, GoAccess just blows that plugin out of the water. It analyzes your logs directly and outputs a handy html file. That’s not the only good news. I ran it on the logs for wordpress. The website launched in February 2024....

June 17, 2024 · 1 min

Migration to Hugo

I migrated the blog from Wordpress 6.5.x to Hugo. It was actually fairly quick and simple thanks to a tool called wp2hugo. While I was doing the migration, I converted all the image files to AVIF. Now LegalBeaver.ca is lightweight and modern. Wordpress was great and I had a lot of great experiences with it. Hugo is just a lot better and generates static html without the requirement of having an SQL database and PHP running....

June 12, 2024 · 1 min

Emotional Support Falcon

I once joked with a friend about getting an emotional support Falcon. It might seem a tad on the ridiculous side but what about from a legal standpoint? “Falcon Punch!” I decided to try and find out if this was possible. Since I live in Ontario, I tailored my google search to find the laws in my area. I found a website about certifying your pet as an emotional support animal (ESA)....

June 2, 2024 · 2 min

The many lawsuits against Techrights (Updated)

It seems that Techrights (and Roy Schestowitz) are facing yet another lawsuit. Roy doesn’t name names but the content that he spews seems to indicate that Matthew Garrett is involved. There are links to stuff that is clearly about him, it’s pretty obvious. Garrett likely has about three years worth of stuff to sue Roy over too, if not more. The most ludicrous were the posts from summer 2023 when Roy was saying that Matt was a drug addict....

May 28, 2024 · 4 min

The Legal Battle against Techrights and Tux Machines continues.

One May 10, 2024 and May 11, 2024, I received notices from the HRTO indicating that the respondents Techrights (C/O Roy Schestowitz) and Tux Machines (C/O Rianne Schestowitz) have a new deadline for a second chance at filing their Form 2. The legal proceedings are about a campaign of defamation and online group stalking motivated by transphobia. The ringleader, Roy Schestowitz, manages a team of people (including his wife) to do it and they earn an income on controversial online posts driving traffic to their websites....

May 11, 2024 · 2 min

Legal Jurisdiction and the Internet

One might be thinking that they are immune to the laws of another country online but that is not always the case. If you break the law in another country online, like Gary McKinnon, who hacked numerous US Government systems to look for evidence of UFO cover-ups, you might have to deal with extradition. In Gary’s case, the US attempts to get him extradited failed. Julian Assange is also dealing with a similar set of circumstances for leaking government documents....

April 25, 2024 · 3 min

Britney Lozza v. Techrights: What Roy doesn't want you to see

I don’t plan to do this every Monday, but because Roy Schestowitz is now using blurred screenshots for his readers, I had to respond. Here is the screenshot in question. What is so secret about this? Absolutely nothing. We wrote some articles about this already. Not only is this uncensored, but you’ll see this actually refutes his lies from last week. I clearly laid out the fact that Roy is in the UK while making an argument that the Tribunal has jurisdiction....

April 8, 2024 · 1 min

Techrights: Responding to the lies of Roy Schestowitz

Today Roy Schestowitz published his regular Monday morning (GMT) hit piece about me and it is nothing but bald faced lies. This is in relation to a case against Techrights, and a case against Tux Machines. He has two screenshots showing a spot in the legal forms where I was forced to use a Canadian province and postal code because Adobe Smart Forms are really bad. You can’t type in another country or use a UK Postal code....

April 1, 2024 · 2 min

SoylentNews: A Hotbed of Crime?

Whenever I post a new article on my blog, I post links on social media. Usually its Mastodon, X, BlueSky and Lemmy. It is hard to keep stuff up on Reddit so I don’t usually try because the moderators are often hostile towards blogs. I’ve recently become aware of another potential source of news, SoylentNews. I figured it could be a good place to post links to my articles. I was wrong....

March 29, 2024 · 3 min

Britney Lozza v. Techrights: Update

Previously I mentioned that I filed a case with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) against Techrights, which is run by Roy Schestowitz. He had until March 11, 2024 to file a Form 2 Response. That time limit has been reached. What happens next depends on how Roy has handled this lawsuit. In one situation, he ignored it and will be deemed to have accepted the allegations. The case will go on without any further input from him....

March 20, 2024 · 4 min