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survey posted on Austin imc

allegedly from Portland. Anybody have any insights into who & why
An exploratory study is begin done to determine if there are unique psychological attributes of people working for social change which differ from the general population.

An exploratory study is begin done to determine if there are unique psychological attributes of people working for social change which differ from the general population. Three measures are used, as shown below. The survey takes approximately 5-10 minutes to complete; participation is voluntary and anonymous; no IP addresses or other personal information is logged. Results of the survey will be posted at a future time. Any partially filled out surveys will be disregarded; only complete surveys with every question answered (except for gender) will count.

see :survey on Austin site

Read this I wouldnt fill it out 06.Jun.2003 13:23

yElp

DO NOT FILL THIS IN
by noncogito42 5:45am Thu Jun 5 '03
 noncogito42@yahoo.com
Austin Indymedia

I was checking out some stories on some other IMC's and this was posted as a comment:

There are spelling errors in this personality test. Translation: It is not put together by a serious organization or individual.

The destination for your answers is a software and hardware consultancy:
"Portland PC Contractors ( Portland PC ) is a group of computer technicians in the Portland area that work together to provide a broad range of on-site services to the residential community in the greater Portland Metro area."

Why would someone at such an organization seeks this kind of information. Given their background, it is highly likely that they are very adept at tracking down IP information.

The website is registered as follows:
"Administrative Contact, Technical Contact:
Kraemer, Nate (NK2047)  nate.kraemer@WREI.COM
Portland PC Contractors
151 S 25TH AVE
CORNELIUS, OR 97113-7155
US
503-846-9246
"

A search on the name Nate Kraemer comes up empty. This is VERY odd.

"Nate Kraemer" has an email address from a domain other than portlandpc.com. This other domain is WREI.COM

If you check out the webpage for  http://www.wrei.com you find that this website is for:
"Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc. is a Nasdaq-listed corporation which focuses on the acquisition of assets where its expertise in intensive asset management, mortgage and real estate credit analysis and financial structuring can create value.
"

You can't get more capitalist than that.

WREI.COM is registered to:
"Administrative Contact, Technical Contact:
GENERICNETWORKS.COM (B6054-OR)  dave.hansen@wrei.com
PO Box 2665
PORTLAND, OR 97208-2665
US
503 721 6500 fax: 123 123 1234"

As you can see, Hansen is from www.genericnetworks.com.

www.genericnetworks.com is registered to:
"Administrative Contact, Technical Contact:
GENERICNETWORKS.COM (B6054-OR)  dave.hansen@wrei.com
PO Box 2665
PORTLAND, OR 97208-2665
US
503 721 6500 fax: 123 123 1234
"

Which is also Dave Hansen.

Genericnetworks.com maps back to www.fccgi.com which is another domain for wrei.com. Thus, the nexus of operations seems to be: www.fccgi.com

If you visit www.fccgi.com, and check out their management group:
 http://www.fccgi.com/company/management.asp

You will find interesting things such as:
"...Mr. Wiederhorn also serves as a director of CCKX Incorporated, a California based container rental company since 1994; a director and Executive Committee member of the Citizens Crime Commission of Portland Oregon, a community business based organization focused on the reduction of juvenile and adult crime, homeless youth..."
and
"Executive Board member of the Boy Scouts of America"
and
"Mr. Mathis was the Executive Director for the Portland Oregon Citizens Crime Commission"

Two of their small collection of officers are connected to the Portland Oregon Citizens Crime Commission at a very high level. Examination of the majority of names of the officers of this corporation make one suspect that they have Zionist leanings. Zionists have been targeting dissidents with smear, libel, and defamation campaigns containing false accusations of insanity.

DO NOT FILL IN THIS SURVEY!!!

The survey is on several international Indymedia websites also. 06.Jun.2003 13:52

Rona

The full online survey is on the UK indymedia website also. Hope people are not filling it out.

posted on portland site too 06.Jun.2003 14:21

pdxtech

This was pulled from our site for the same reasons listed by yElp; it is clearly not legitimate. I would advise other imcs to remove it from their newswires. The information may be used for marketing research or profiling, we have no way to know.

this is a joke 07.Jun.2003 12:19

ug

this is a joke implemented by sophomoric assholes from the right. probably would have put "study" together in parody to ridicule and discredit the left. in fact, they will probably produce and try to publish results to discredit anyway.