Cancelbunny

Cancelbunny

CancelBunny

Also "CancelPoodle." A person who deletes Usenet messages that have been posted to a particular newsgroup.
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Some representatives of Scientology allegedly began forging messages to cancel critics' posts in December, 1994 (Holmes, 1995), and Internet users soon dubbed the perpetrator of these forgeries the "Cancelbunny" (named after a character in a battery advertisement) and later "Cancelpoodle." (10) Those who posted copyrighted materials without the aid of anonymous services received legal threats, and Scientology representatives filed complaints against anonymous servers.
1996 "New World War: Cancelbunny and Lazarus battle it out on the frontier of cyber-space--and suggest the limits of social contracts." Reason.
Cancelbunny and Lazarus battle it out on the frontier of cyberspace - and suggest the limits of social contracts.
It all sounds like the plot of a (mediocre) science fiction novel: strange beings with names like the Cancelbunny, an 144108, XS4ALL, and Scamizdat, fighting on a battleground with no fixed location any where on earth, using strings of binary digits as their weapons.