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Date Posted: 15:01:05 12/05/11 Mon
ABOUT BRUCE COPELAND, THE LIKELY WRITER OF THE ABOVE POSTING
[Wantoks, please excuse this posting if you have already read it. It is being reposted to educate all who do not yet know the story behind a 2 year long spam attack. If you know where Mr Copeland is currently residing, please post that information here]
If you have spent much time on PNG internet discussion sites over the couple years you’ll likely have run across more than one porn/hate posting against Papua New Guineans which fits a particular pattern. Those postings are worded in a similar way, are nearly always superficial in their content, and sometimes are posted again and again with little variation. The poster never replies to questions or will engage in any kind of discussion, apart from replying to their own postings, pretending to be a second person. These kinds of spam postings first started in mid-2009 and got really bad by the middle of 2011.
These postings often center around sex (especially anal) and rubbish Papua New Guineans living in Australia including members of the Kelegai, Noipo, Puye, Goddard and Pape, but especially Philma Kelegai. The typical writing style is shown on this example: “It has now been confirmd that Miriam Waters, of Mooroobol Cairns has been writing sick and defaming messages all over the internet, aiming her abuse at innocent people. Miriam, who has NEVER had a job, slutbagged her way into Australia. MIRIAM = fark off out of Australia or we will shove a wombat up your arse!”
Here’s another, very recent example: “Philma in menopause
December 5 2011 at 12:58 PMDOTTO
Response to amet in menopause
well its finally happened, and thank god earlier then later, world famous PNG slut Philma kelegai has started going into menopause!!!!!!!!! now we are probably gonna have to put up with that **** going on in her life!
farkin hell, puttin up with her ranting all over the internet for the last 15 years was bad enough,
FARKIN WHORE PHILMA!!!”
This document gives the evidence that links Australian expat Bruce Copeland as the man behind the spam. The purpose of sharing this information is to both inform Papua New Guineans what is in back of this spam as well as to encourage Mr Copeland to stop his hate spam campaign against Papua New Guineans. The fact that this hate spam temporarily declined dramatically (for the first time in 2 years) shortly after this document began to be posted is further evidence that we nailed the right person. However, you are free to make your own judgement on this issue.
Mr Bruce Copeland first came to PNG briefly around independence, left for time in the military and teaching in Australia, but returned to PNG a few years ago. An elderly man, Mr Copeland is still fit enough to have led tourist treks on the Kokoda trail through Ecotourism Melanesia (www.em.com.pg/PNG/kokodatrack/kokodatrekfeedback.htm), and taught courses at different schools. He started his own efforts against AIDS, which apparently AUSAID would not support because of Mr Copeland’s odd ideas. In response, Copeland began rubbishing AUSAID, members of the PNG Dept Health, and many associates in person, through e-mails and finally through blog postings. There is unsubstantiated information that Mr Copeland caught AIDS from a relationship with PNG women, that his wife died of AIDS, that Mr Copeland is HIV positive, etc. If any of that is true, it might explain the abnormal obsessiveness by which Mr Copeland pursues his agendas. On the other hand, the real explanation may simply be that Mr Copeland is mentally disturbed.
There is no doubt Mr Copeland does (did) cares about PNG. However what we’ve read and been told indicates that he cares about PNG in a patronising way characteristic of colonial era expats who expect that you must do things the way their way if you want to be respected. Mr Copeland has not grasped that PNG is an independent country which is why he does not relate well with many educated Papua New Guineans. Papua New Guineans who know him have described Mr Copeland as extremely stubborn with a know it all attitude. He acts like the final judge and leading punisher of anything he doesn’t like. That type personality would love working in a PNG village environment where people politely would not disagree with even outrageous statements. Also, in less educated places, Mr Copeland would find many of our brothers and sisters who would accept everything he says as true only because he is a foreigner.
Mr Copeland’s personality also fits exactly into the kind of person who would post hundreds of defamatory postings on pngscape and other PNG sites, with the goal of destroying the reputations of various Papua New Guineans.
Mr Copeland's personality, beliefs and style of writing become clear after reading postings on his blog, Family Positive Living AIDS Holistics (http://familypositiveliving.blogspot.com/). He was a frequent contributor on the PNG Attitude blog until they banned him in mid 2011. His personality and bizarre e-mail spams were discussed at length on several respected PNG blogs: PNG Attitude by Keith Jackson (asopa.typepad.com/), Nancy Sullivan blog (http://www.nancysullivan.typepad.com/), pngexposed by anonymous (pngexposed.wordpress.com), and Malum Nalu’s blog (http://malumnalu.blogspot.com).
The best wrapups are at:
http://www.nancysullivan.typepad.com 6 November 2011 posting
A few hatreds and obsessions become obvious after reading Bruce Copeland’s own words:
1 HE IS MILDLY OBSESSED WITH STRONG PNG WOMEN, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO TRICK EXPAT MEN. Maybe this is because he has been a victim himself. On his blog he writes: “If the overseas advisors are to be believed, the women and young girls of this country are being abused by men wanting sex. That is partly true. There is another story. Many young girls are able to hold-up expatriate and national men and take their money.” He also writes: “Particularly in the highlands, many women are strong and violent.” Most of his defamatory postings against Papua New Guineans target highlands women and their families.
2 HE IS TOTALLY OBSESSED THAT GAYS HIDE EVERYWHERE, SECRETLY PROMOTING PRO-GAY AGENDA. On his blog, he writes: “Even gay boys are looked after by family in PNG traditional culture. Family influence has to be removed if gay boys are to be brought to the urban areas and taken to bed by expatriate gays.” Elsewhere he writes: “our email messages on Positive living have always been blocked by someone in Exxon Mobil. The reason given is that the message is offensive. Perhaps there is a small clique of expatriate gays and lesbians employed in Exxon Mobil.” This last statement is but one of many showing that Mr Copeland blames gays, rather than his own odd ways of dealing with people, as being responsible for his being ignored by AIDS policy makers.
Copeland’s obsession with gays extends to his feeling about environmental groups such as greenpeace. On his blog he writes: ““The nation has to watch the Greens Party. With Dorothy Tekwie as president, there are many environmental issues. Present members may not realize the PNG Greens have a hidden gay and lesbian agenda just like their opposite number in Australia.” This would explain why ‘Brice Copeland’ took RH’s side in a recent e-mail spam regarding the controversy over the Pomio land grab by RH, in which Greenpeace got involved.
3 HE HAS A SPECIFIC ANAL OBSESSION which is especially obvious reading the postings on his blog site. Mr Copeland complains that Australian Prof Michael Toole, Head of the Centre for International Health at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne and Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University, told an audience that he, Bruce Copeland, was “quite anally fixated, mentally ill and obsessed.” At one point Prof Toole e-mailed this to AIDS workers in PNG: "For too long we have all sat back and accepted Bruce’s sick, anal-obsessed ravings. He can only get away with it because he’s hiding behind the inadequate legal system of PNG.”
Here is an illustrative Bruce Copeland anonymous posting example: “get some kau kau up your arse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
November 26 2011 at 1:20 PM Anonymous
if you cant find another PNGians to fuk, you can always shove some kaukau up your arse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
On his own blog, Mr Copeland brings up the anus topic repeatedly, sometimes trying to cover up his obvious obsession with an explanation like this one: “It is the gays whose lives centre around the anuses of other gays. They are fatally fixated on anuses and faeces. AIDS Holistics is just the messenger.”
4 HE STEREOTYPES THAT PAPUA NEW GUINEANS LIVING IN AUSTRALIA ARE PARASITES. Again and again such postings have appeared on pngscape as well as on a completely different forum (http://www.network54.com/Index/10389), simultaneous with the appearance of anti-Kelegai postings. For example:
fark off BACK TO THE PHILIPPINES!!! November 17 2011, 1:05 PM
theres only one thing worse than a scumbag sscabbing PNG family, and thats a farking Filipino parasitic family!!!!! Fark off back to the Philippines!!!”. Here’s another example: “
The kelegais are deliberately conning Australia December 1 2010, 4:08 PM
heres whats really going on, these Kelegais simply hate Australia. thats what all this conning and ripping people off is about. THEY DONT GIVE A SHIT ABOUT AUSTRALIA.
GET THE FARK OUT OF AUSTRALIA YOU KELEGAI KANTS”
5 ALTHOUGH HE HAS APPARENTLY ENGAGED IN MIXED RACE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS HIMSELF, he shows hatred to white women marrying Papua New Guinean men. Emails apparently from Mr Copeland to white Australian NGO woman Lydia Kaliap, exposed on Nancy Sullivan’s blog included this one: “Black cock whore! White cocks can't satisfy so you head up to PNG!”
6 HE HAS STARTED TO STEREOTYPE ALL PAPUA NEW GUINEANS AS UNGRATEFUL FOR OUTSIDE HELP. For example he wrote: “if theres one thing I learnt in PNG, MELANESIANS ONLY DO SOMETHING FOR SOMEBODY IF THEY EXPECT SOMETHING IN RETURN!!! Your a pack of users, and you all know damn well that is the heart of your problems: you all go around trying to get something off others all the time. Bruce”. This was followed later with many anonymous postings that are written as if they had come from a Bruce Copeland supporter, but are posted in bursts at the same time as anti-Kelegai postings: “i met bruce copeland on a couple of occassions and honestly the previous message was so unfair to him. he came to your country to try to help you and then you write a message like that about him. no wonder png is going down the ***** tube. your just ungrateful unnapreciative selfish people YOU ALL DESERVE TO DIE OF AIDS AFTER WHAT YOU SAID ABOUT BRUCE.” For a period of time in November 2011, such messages were posted over and over on multiple web sites, including pngscape.net.
7 HE STEREOTYPES THAT WE PNG EDUCATED ELITE ARE ALL SPOILT LAZY SLACKERS. On his blog he writes: “Some years ago, I worked in a business college in Port Moresby teaching Business Communication. Among many other skills, I taught the skill of combining sentences into Sweet English by Mastery Learning. I would help the students along exercise by exercise. Then I was to leave and a PNG teacher took over. He just set the work and sat back. Students did not master the skills. They mainly got the patterns wrong. Some PNG teachers would have a bad attitude when it comes to Mastery Learning. They do not demonstrate and help students. They just like to see students get the work wrong.”
Mr Copeland’s general strategy with his anonymous spam is to defame through repetition rather than through substance. You will quickly see that he never presents detailed evidence to support his allegations but relies heavily on innuendo and vagueness to convict. It is likely that Mr Copeland does not offer details about the various Papua New Guineans he attacks either because he does not know them or knew them only briefly. If he had laid out his allegations in a normal, mature way, offering details and engaging in discussion, his postings would be received differently and might even be considered legitimate. But instead he repeatedly puts on postings which lack substance.
In at least one case, Mr Copeland seems to have picked a Papua New Guinean name off a Townsville online newspaper (http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/article/2011/04/21/225145_news.html), then rubbished that person in pngscape postings: “has Toke Kewe been farkin little boyz in townsville too?
November 24 2011 at 10:14 PM Townie
doesnt this scumbag toke kewe have awife in townsville? farken hell, i feel sorry for townsville people. i bet hes been farkin little boys there too!!!”
In other words, Mr Copeland does not need to know you to find your name and make you the center of his porn/hate spam. All Papua New Guineans living in Australia could be an unwitting victim of Mr Copeland’s spam and postings. There is evidence that he has brought his hatred onto Facebook pages visited by Papua New Guineans. In his words contained in one e-mail spam attack: “We are watching everything you say on Facebook and other websites, You have been warned!”. Mr Copeland may pick off some of his victim’s names directly from Facebook.
Those posting on pngscape’s Romance and Lover’s board should be very cautious when they converse with anonymous people, since it could be they are conversing with Bruce Copeland who is trying to learn enough about you to rubbish you.
Mr Copeland’s pattern of obsessive spamming over the last 2 years amounts to stalking and harassment which is illegal in Australia. However by focusing on Papua New Guineans who are residents but not citizens of Australia, he has found a group of people who don’t know the law and also may be reluctant to contact the authorities because they might think this would be causing trouble.
On PNG Atttitude blog, Aussie expat Lydia Kailap explained what she thinks is the source of Bruce’s mental problem: “I have a certain amount of empathy for people like Bruce; who live at a grassroots level and daily endure the injustice of the people of PNG. It creates a level of frustration unknown to most human beings and can be debilitating. Perhaps his frustration has overcome him.... and I (for one) would not blame him for that. It is a very difficult and frustrating life when working (for nothing) in PNG to help the forgotten people....when you see (all around you) spivs who get big money for doing nothing. After all, from what I can gather, he has lost his wife and child to AIDS and gone on to set up an organisation to help AIDS sufferers; with no help from anyone or any funding. So he gets a bit "unhinged"; can you blame him? That is a huge loss and a great sacrifice on his part. He is lapun already; but still doing a job that most would never even consider doing. Mardi for him!”
To illustrate Bruce Copeland’s mental imbalance, this is what he wrote in thanks to Lydia Kailaip for the above defence, e-mailed from firstname.lastname@example.org (taken from Nancy Sullivan blog): “Your mouth, a$s and c$nt stink, Lydia, that we can smell it from a mile away!” “We are watching your every move and every word you say Lydia, and when we strike, a rocket will be placed into your dirty black cock-loving anus!”
Overall Bruce Copeland has demonstrated these tendencies on the internet:
1 He uses his real name on noncontroversial postings (such as PNG history articles posted more than a year ago on PNG Attitude Blog) and of course on his own blog site.
2 He has gotten into tok paits under his own name on some internet sites to the point where he had to be banned (PNG Attitude blog).
3 He has openly spammed PNG health officials with e-mails (see: http://asopa.typepad.com/asopa_people/2011/01/now-copeland-abuses-pngs-head-of-health.html), and continued spamming even after offended recipients told him to stop. This kind of spamming is just like how various Papua New Guineans are rubbished on the internet by spam postings.
4 He admits to have posted under multiple anonymous pen names on the same web site (documented in early 2011 on PNG Attitude): “Keith - I am not happy that you have come out on the side of the gays/lesbians and paedophiles of Australia in opposing AIDS Holistics. I have been loyal to you for a long time even writing key reports on your blog with false pen names.”
5 He almost certainly has used different email addresses and pseudo-Bruce Copeland names on postings on the internet as well as on e-mails against other expats, including white women (documented on Nancy Sullivan blog). While it is possible that Mr Copeland has not written those e-mails, the fact that Mr Copeland is one of the few who would have had possession of all those e-mail addresses used in these semi-anonymous spams points the finger strongly at him.
6 He has nearly always used (except on some 22 November postings on pngscape) anonymous names whenever he rubbishes certain aspects of PNG life or culture, or individual Papua New Guineans.
7 On his blog site, he has started using the fact that his disgusting spam postings are usually deleted on active PNG discussion sites as being evidence that there is no evidence against him!
Mr Copeland now seems to be going through a transition in his internet writings, which may be caused by continued brain deterioration. In recent months he has grown more sloppy keeping what he writes and e-mails under his real name separated in style and content from the kind of stuff he writes under pseudonames (eg Brice Copeland) or anonymously. That is how it slowly became clear that the same hand was responsible for all of it. Recent anonymous spam postings by Bruce defend himself while continuing his traditional lashing out at certain Papua New Guineans: “Re: BRUCE COPELAND TRIED TO HELP PNG YOU UNGRATEFUL BASTARDS
November 25 2011 at 10:34 AM
yeah look this pervious message about bruce is just all crap. he doesnt have a problem with wome who stand up for themselves, in fact he was a great supporter of womens rights in PNG. your a fuken idiot whoever wrote the previous message, probably that whore Philma Kelegai again. GET A PROPER JOB PHILMA!!!”
Postings like the one above helped provide the last pieces of evidence linking Bruce Copeland to the whole porn/hate spam campaign that has flooded PNG discussion sites for years.
During 2011 his presence on the internet became more aggressive while moving further into underground type attacks on people. By late 2011, his blog postings dealt mostly with gays and anus. On pngscape, and previously on http://www.network54.com/Index/10389. multiple Bruce Copeland obsession topics have been covered in multiple postings put up during a single, short period of time. Again this suggests that only one person creates all this spam. For example: “A new STD has hit the streets of PNG! Its called "KeleGAYensis" Symptoms included: flashing breasts at tourists and then demanding money fingering onesself in pubic toilets whinging for money whenever you see a whiteman and shoving bananas up your vagina when nobody is looking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” Another example: “”kelegais xmas message for PNGians
December 5 2011 at 9:16 AM Larry
You need to all get in touch with your gay side !!!”
All arrows point to Mr Bruce Copeland as the man in back of the anti-Papua New Guinean spam that began in mid-2009.
Wantoks, Bruce Copeland knows we are on to him. He has a history of keeping up with everything said about him on the internet and uses his own blog to rubbish back various critics. Note-He made a serious strategic error on 22 November when he briefly came to pngscape by name after this posting of evidence was first put up. He writes: “basically in most cases if you have AIDS you are not allowed into Australia and as PNG has an AIDS epidemic at the moment more and more PNGians are being denied entry to Australia. I tried my guts out to help PNGians with AIDS, and it broke my heart to see young gurls and wives with AIDS, but its up to you guys now, your men are so disgusting and selfish that I dont know what your gonna do to save yourselves... Bruce Copeland”.
The above posting 1) appeared at the same time as anti-Kelegai spam posted in another part of pngscape and 2) was quickly followed by anonymous postings that carried the same theme but strong in language:
“PNGians are the most disgusting breed in all the world!!!
No score for this post November 22 2011, 11:43 AM
Yeah. blame Australia, thats aways the PNG answer. Never mind the billions of dolars you people have ripped off. Never mind the hundresd of thousands of women raped and tortured. Never mind the murders and genital mutlation of bodies you people do. DONT THINK THAT THE WORLD DOESNT KNOW WHAT HAPPENS IN PNG, THEY DO KNOW. You PNG people always lie and blame other countries especialy Australia, NOW IT IS COMING OUT ABOUT THE DIGUSTING RAPES AND TIRTURING YOU PEOPLE DO. YOUR WITHOUT A DOUBT THE MOST DISGUSTING BREED OF PEOPLE ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Simultaneous postings like those above were the evidence we needed to be convinced who in in back of 2 years of anti-PNG hate postings. The only other expat that anyone has ever put up on the internet as being a possible suspect is a Mr Daniel Collins of Tully/Cairns. However, there is no indication that this Mr Collins is obsessed with HIV AIDs, nor has Mr Collins ever been involved by name in tok paits with others on the internet, as has Mr Copeland.
That in summary is what we know at present about Bruce Copeland,what might explain his mental illness, and how his sickness is expressed on the internet. As Melanesians we should all feel sympathy to this lost soul and pray for him, a person who has become victim of his own excesses and extremes. Today Bruce Copeland’s deteriorating brain drives him like a machine to try and destroy people. He can no longer control himself. It is a very sad end to a life that otherwise might have been celebrated.
If he stops this spam and concentrates instead on his own blog, there will be no reason to keep re-posting this information on pngscape.net and other PNG sites. However it is likely that Bruce Copeland’s mental problem prevents him from stopping. That being the case, this information you are reading now will also continue to re-posted, will continue to become more extensively indexed in Google, and finally reach the point when anyone typing Bruce Copeland’s name into Google will immediately come across the story of his anonymous spam attacks. Again, we are content for readers to consider all sides and come to their own conclusions as to Mr Copeland’s mental state.
Note-Mr Copeland sometimes replies to this information posting with his usual anonymous spam. The best thing is to ignore him since there has been no indication he will actually discuss his allegations with any of us.
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