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Page 1 of Jayne's hand-written complaint on Google  (Source: Dylan Stephen Jayne)
Pennsylvania man sues Google founders for $5 billion over secret code in his social security number

Even with all the serious lawsuits surrounding Google every now and then there's still a case that seems just ... off. The latest suit against Google and its founders stems from a man who cared enough to handwrite all 23 pages of his complaint.

One Dylan Stephen Jayne of Pennsylvania filed suit against “Google Internet Search Engine Founders” in Pennsylvania Civil court, seeking the small amount of $5 billion dollars. Jayne claims that his safety is in jeopardy because of Google releasing personal information about him.

Jayne asserts that individuals looking to perform acts of terrorism could obtain his information from Google, making it more likely that he will be detained wrongfully in the future. Jayne’s statement of claim is that, “Dylan Steven Jayne, plaintiff, has a social security number that when the social security number is turned upside down in its entirety it is a scrambled code that does spell the name Google.”

Jayne goes on to state that the United States Department of Justice is heading the investigation into the allegations of crimes against humanity by the Google Search Engine founders and that he was illegally detained as a juvenile in the Milford, Pennsylvania County Court of Common Pleas. Jayne also claims, amongst other things, that he was placed in jail for two-years under misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and public drunkenness.

Luckily for Google, Jayne is willing to accept the first check in the amount of $250,000 and a second check for the remaining balance. 

Submitted for evidence, Jayne included virtually every piece of his private information; including his credit card, library card and bank overdraft statements.

At the time of publication, "Dylan Stephen Jayne" revealed no hits on Google.  "Dylan Jayne" revealed approximately 200 hits regarding this suit.  In time, Jayne's lawsuit may become a self-fullfilling prophecy -- documents from this case are quickly being circulated through the Internet.  While it may not consistute crimes against humanity, Jayne's personal information is quickly becoming everyone else's business.



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RE: WtF
By TheGreek on 9/27/2007 10:01:36 AM , Rating: 2
Well said, but I suspect and fear that the logic and facts are falling on deaf ears. People routinely make up their minds with very little information, as you can see here. Then they actually get upset and try to defend themselves when clear facts that can't possibly be argued with are presented in a logical manner.

It is the capability of accepting, comprehending of facts, and adjusting your opinion according to those facts that makes up common sense. The stuff being touted as "common sense" is nothing more than a form of bigotry, which is why there hasn't been any reasonable facts to support it. Only stuff like "I don't see a warning on my stove that it's hot,".

I don't however agree that this one person alone should have been rewarded such a large punitive amount. McDs put a lot of people at risk on a daily basis and disregard prior government officials. They should be fined for not following what law officials said, and then they should have returned to the general public that huge amount of money.


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