Linda Ellis Copyright - What We Know About The Dash Poet by April Brown Auctioneer
It’s not hard to imagine what it must be like to be Linda Ellis. She’s shared her paranoid fears and grandiose thoughts with us for four years now. We know her poetry and writings are fraught with worries and fears. We know she’s melodramatic. We know she craves attention. And we know she is a relentless and unscrupulous copyright troll evidenced when she spent Easter Sunday 2016 emailing extortion letters to preachers across the country. I’ve seen two letters and they are dated March 27, 2016 – Easter Sunday.
WE KNOW Linda Ellis’ copyright extortion income has been gradually disappearing since I began exposing the scheme way back in January 2012. We know more than three hundred targets have avoided getting screwed out of their hard earned cash, insurance settlements, charitable donations and household income. We know that for Linda Ellis, extortion is no longer ‘business as usual’.
WE KNOW Linda Ellis converts Facebook fans into victims by encouraging sharing of her copyrighted poetry. We know when The Dash poem is been shared on-line, in print or any other medium Ellis and her Copyright Representative, John W. Jolin, send threatening emails – as many as nine over the course of 6-9 months.
WE KNOW Linda Ellis demands between $7500 US to $150,000 for copyright damages. We know she now refers to the extortion demand as a “retro licensing fee”. We know The Dash Extortion Letters are accusatory, threatening and frightening and they are effective and fraudulent.
WE KNOW that according to Linda Ellis’ own words, that between 1998 and 2012 she successfully extorted hundreds of thousands of dollars from 99.9% of her targets. We know they paid her were coerced in to "infringement fees" of US350 and US10K. We know that in 2016, that percentage flipped. She now collects only about 1% of the time. We know hundreds if not thousands of targets were saved from further victimization. We know Christians are her most profitable targets.
If Linda Ellis truly is a Christian we know the very core of her spiritual being has crumbled.
WE KNOW she said this: "Linda shares her message of joy, hope, and positive energy through poetry...". She claims God is directing her life. Like everyone else, I've got some questions for Linda Ellis. You have to wonder did God ask her to switch from Inspiring Poet to the author of fear, loathing and hypocrisy?
If God is her inspiration, what part of her behavior and troll abuse is God sanctioning? Does God inspire Ellis to call religious leaders liars and criminals for using The Dash in a sermon? Is she awakened in the middle of the night to God’s voice telling her to demand $7500 from a school district because a teacher and a Facebook fan asked her students to write an essay about the meaning of The Dash? Did God tell her to demand a settlement from a young grieving mother as punishment for using The Dash in her child’s funeral program? Did the Holy Spirit guide Linda Ellis to demand money from people of all ages and every station in life? Does her Lord and Savior ask her to execute the unconscionable? Does the God Linda Ellis worships implore her to kick people when they are in a most unbearable emotional condition? Does she get on her knees and ask God to guide her as she defrauds insurance companies, bankrupt PTAs and congregations, and steal from charities? Does her God give her the words for slander, defamation and ask her to terrorize good people?
Another thing WE KNOW for sure is Linda Ellis has never sued anyone for sharing that stupid poem and nobody is legally bound to pay this hack a dime. So don't do it.