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By their demeanor, not only do I know personally some spies on Operation Leaf but some years ago my telephone was bugged in exactly the same way as Tariana Turia's. The only difference was that it happened in Melbourne.

This was in 1991 after I had moved my business there from Auckland. What led to the most traumatic events of my life started out in Auckland in 1988 when I invented Wavelink, a high speed network capable of efficient large scale database replication using only 2400 baud modems. The unique world-first secret was delta file compression, developed by my operating systems company, and I formed a company called Delta Communications to market the invention.

My long-standing client, of ten years, who ordered my Wavelink was a multinational food ingredient company called Griffith Laboratories. Internationally, they are no longer of any consequence as what happened next caused them to sell up to Burns Phillip who in turn sold the $1.5billion carcass; - probably to some British-Sicilians. During the implementation my invention exposed their old-Chicago Mafia connections.

Initially, this firm was introduced to me by KPMG in the late seventies as being the main ingredient manufacturer for McDonalds and other fast food chains. It was vital that they establish in countries first before McDonalds were fully set up. My manufacturing software was already at that time being used by a handful of fortune 50 companies and the likes of Union Carbide, Suzuki, General Mills, General Electric, Schering, St John's Ambulance, etc., etc.. From Melbourne, the associates at KPMG set up Compass Computing to handle the Griffiths account and act as my distributor in Victoria. But being from the old rust belt their systems became antiquated, so much so, that I was asked to create a solution for them that would enable all of their manufacturing operations to use my MRP software throughout the Pacific region and automatically consolidate to their headquarters at Oakbrook, Illinois. That solution was Wavelink. It soon was realized by middle management how much they had to loose with all manufacturing data being replicated in Chicago. When it came time for implementation the shit hit the fan.

The lead up took me to board meetings in Chicago where I met men trying to tell me to beware of the 'family' image of the firm. They introduced to me a director with the same name as myself. This was brushed off as only a slight bit of interesting coincidence. Six months later, I also shrugged off as a case of mistaken identity, on the part of the financial controller in Melbourne, a package I received giving me a director's signing authority over the company's Hong Kong bank accounts. Looking back, I didn't even realize I didn't take the bait. Nonetheless, communications became strained. Part of what contributed to that strain was due to the fact that the Pacific Vice President, Ian Spence, fled his residence in Hong Kong during the days after the Tiananmen Square situation boiled over. With Spence, the wily Scotsman, living once again in Melbourne, his office was just down the hall from my software, so he didn't have the same need for Wavelink to regularly replicate the corporate databases, like he had previously envisioned.

Unconcerned for my own safety, I made the decision to move to Melbourne to ensure the installation was a success. My move caused unprepared-for chaos. At first I was finding it hard going just to secure a premises. That was until I gave the name of the financial controller at Griffith, Andrew Cosignas, to the rental agent. That seemed to grease the wheels and within an hour I was set up with a truly plush situation at 14 Napier Street, Fitzroy.

Back in NZ preparing for the final move, I was fraught with an unexpected attack on my position caused by the firing of the NZ General Manager, Nick Wood, two days before my departure. Charles Boudet who originally owned the NZ operation died from a distemper condition caused at the time of serious disagreements with the Chicago company. It is no longer funny how folk downwind from and even including McDonald's CEOs display patterns of chronic disease. Spence was also let go ostensibly because of my contract which they had tacitly approved. I was also subjected to attempted break-ins during my departure from Auckland. The car which I intended to take with me was beaten to a pulp, probably with baseball bats. My ex-wife even had her Masonic lawyers get the police to arrest me in a dawn raid the day before I was to fly out. They seized my passport, locked me up for a day, until they got a piddling $5000 child support bond and took no notice of the $20,000 plus that I directly spent on my daughter in the preceding couple of years. This is the same social climbing mansion-trash lady who's current partner was friendly with other McDonald's-Mafia connections.

Upon landing in Melbourne my car was seized by Australian customs even though I had a letter from them allowing its free importation. This can of worms took a year to sort out and get the duty money paid back. Moving in and seeing mail addressed to the previous tenant, I realized that my Napier Street address was previously occupied by a Police sergeant who, an hour before my lease was signed, was given a promotion and sent to an out of the way posting. I was being set up.

My entire time in Melbourne was tied up in litigation to enforce my contract. I discovered for instance that my software was being bootlegged to Mafia cutouts like Custom Foods. Spence's replacement was a trusted vice-president named Jorge Doehner, from Mexico. Just so you know, there was a chill I felt go through me when I shook hands with him to feel his loyalty in the space where he had no little finger. After I paid Nationwide Investigations $1000 to see the size of the file they had on these people and to learn of their Chicago mob finances, you can see it wasn't so hard for me to let the Australian Federal government in on what I knew about what I learned from my dealings with the people behind the people behind the Victorian Meat Industry scandal. I'm not suggesting my next door neighbor, who drove an exotic Lancia, and who had a TTS reader going almost 24 hours a day, had anything to do with my phone never working right but I could hear my own phone conversations coming through my bedroom radio/intercom. Only when I heard about the current situation of Tariana Turia did the penny drop, about the phone, confirming that I was being bugged. This also confirms that there was an inside Mafia operation designed to break into my Napier Street address, in May, 1991.

I was asleep at 5:30am when I heard a loud crash downstairs. With my cock shriveled in fear to the size of a hard cigar, I pulled on my jeans while running downstairs to find a wall cabinet on the floor with TV cables disappearing out the front door. As I reached the front door and crossed the entrance way through the open gate into Napier Street I saw the tail lights of a police Falcon station wagon turn on as it sped away from the front of my address. I gave chase, on foot, and caught them cruising at slow speed a couple of streets away. They asked if I was insured. When I said no they said to go home and wait for them. I sat the whole time waiting on my second floor balcony and at all times had in view the alley way across the street that went down beside the old Federal Mint. The cops bullshitted that it was in this alley-way where they found my TV and microwave. Why I didn't loose what they came for, which was my $40,000 computer system, was because when they unplugged it the battery backup to the burglar alarm was tripped and they scarpered. This burglar alarm was installed by their own police force for the previous tenant. It turns out that the burglars had a key to my back door. I knew it was locked before going to sleep the night before. The disturbed cobwebs along the high wall surrounding the small back garden indicated their entrance.

I discovered elaborate schemes to disguise transactions, such as Trimboli, the mob boss with Irish connections who was from the NSW border town of Griffith owning a Wetherill Park property in Sydney that backed onto the Griffith (U.S.A.) Labs factory who's address was in the entirely different Sydney suburb of Smithfield. These sort of disguised documentation and invoices only get discovered when something like a fatal truck crash occurs and an official investigation starts unraveling the truth. In all I learned of 11 deaths associated with the McDonalds set up of their Australian franchises. Nine of them were unsolved deaths rumored to have been from the one family of F.J.Walker, originally from Perth who were in the beef industry. One of them was supposed to have met and flown Ronald Biggs (The Great train Robber, a.k.a. Ronald McDonald) on an island hopping trip across the Pacific, from which he never returned.

My hiding out in Sydney didn't last long. I was found when some Sicilians rented the lounge space where I was living in Crows Nest, ostensibly for business purposes while they set up a fast food chicken franchise. From there they were able to find out who my friends were. Later on, one friend named Chris Thornton who was the Sydney marketing manager for Top Hat Bacon, a main Griffiths customer, told me he was really scared to start his car in the mornings. A few months later he got a small spot on his hairline. Maybe it was the nitrites that killed him within 18 months. Too many abnormal anti-oxidants in the bacon curing and fast-food ingredients business can cause anaerobic cancerous growths.

I had no idea, at the time, that all the people who had infiltrated my life were from the same undercover team and that I was marked for systematic destruction. This included those closest to me. Just so you know why I now fast forward twelve years to June 6th, 2003, when I got invited to a 40th birthday party by my daughter's boyfriend's band. I say, "Yeah, sure. I'll go and be roadie for the band."

A month earlier I had taken exception to my Yahoo egroup being infiltrated and closed down. Evidently people from the Australian Homeland Security division were suspected of doing this. By tracking them down and engaging a forensic analyst I got my egroup back. Only just, at least it seemed to me at the time, because, later at this party some spiritual communing was happening. I was a little taken aback when I was given a sacramental offering and then told that what I had been given was an LSD tab. My daughter Sally and Brent, her boyfriend, departed around one in the morning. I had to wait around to drive the band. Bizarre as this was I wasn't expecting the foreign government drug dealer, Bart the Dutchman ph +64 21 2995771, to start interrogating me around 5:30am. This chitchat was very political and derogatory in nature. I discovered that it wasn't a local spying operation. I was let go when I complained about being hijacked in this way. He and government worker, Mamba, only backed off when I said that I was going to complain to Wellington. Driving the many kilometers back home from Titirangi to Newmarket, at 6:30am on the Saturday morning, trying desperately to hold onto reality, I was flanked by different police cars almost the whole way back to K'Road. A telling comment from band member, Mamba, was, "Hey, you drove alright and obeyed the road-code".

Continues... CHAPTER 2004 - Robomancer at Hogbots School for Robots.

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An ultra-speed data delivery system called 'WaveLink,' invented in New Zealand, is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. Developed by Auckland-based, Specialized Operating Systems, WaveLink allows companies to exchange certain types of computer data between their branches at a fraction of the cost of conventional systems. Some experts believe WaveLink could revolutionize corporate data communications because of its low cost. Says Brian Incigneri, an Australian software specialist: "It's a classic bit of Kiwi innovation a number eight fencing wire approach to data transfer, if you like, but there's no arguing with the fact that the thing works, and works brilliantly in certain applications."

WaveLink can use a wide variety of communication methods including packet switching and conventional telephone lines. The system has the unique advantage of total security because its electronic 'bit maps' are meaningless to hackers. The system is the brainchild of software designer j.Maxwell Legg, author of GLOBAL software for early Wang computers. Legg conceived the idea in pre-Internet days because of frustration with high toll costs and noisy lines, which can make data transmission an expensive nightmare. Says Legg: Some companies can afford continuous 'online' connections - but resent the high costs. Many other businesses desperately need to be 'connected' to their branches but are not big enough to justify the expense. I designed WaveLink with both groups in mind." Legg describes WaveLink as an 'inline' methodology which uses 'intelligent' bandwidth accelerators and advanced 're-caching' techniques. He claims the system requires only minor hardware adaptations, uses standard equipment such as 2400-baud modems and operates even on basic office PCs and does not preclude the use of other communication systems. But he concedes WaveLink is not ideal for every application.

Computers using WaveLink make occasional brief 'calls' to update each other. Once that is done each machine can effectively access all or selected parts of the databases of the others. "The point about WaveLink is that it allows, say, a financial controller in Wellington to instantly access any part of the company's data whether it's on a computer in Auckland, in Sydney, New York or Hokitica. Effectively there's no cost, because all that data is actually on his machine."

Currently Legg's company Specialized Operating Systems, is negotiating with international data communications groups and software houses but Legg is ambivalent about licensing the product to any single company, despite suggestions that this may be the most profitable approach. He is keen to talk with local software houses at an early stage so as to maximize the New Zealand component of his system.

WaveLink's first commercial user is multi-national food technology group, Griffith Laboratories, who will use the system to exchange data with their Australian division. Griffith operates in twenty countries, servicing customers like McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Goodman Fielder Wattie. The company's international database holds upwards of 30,000 ingredient lists, recipes and formulae. Some items are closely guarded secrets, for example the recipe for that famous, Big Mac so security is a consideration. Griffith's New Zealand general manager, Nick Wood, says WaveLink, which has been extensively trialled in New Zealand, is about to save his company both money and frustration.

Ideally, says Wood, the databases in Australia and New Zealand should be identical, allowing each division access to the other's Information. "If they make a change in Australia they fax us and we have to be sure we read the fax properly when we update our system. There are dozens of those going on all the time. And sooner or later something goes wrong. "Now we are very close to being on-line. Amongst other things, it means both divisions will have a totally secure extra backup. Everything we've ever done, they will have In Australia and visa versa. It also means that possibly they could run things from Australia. They could literally run our end of month accounts, either from our printer or in their own machine, if that ever became necessary because of some disaster."

The potential to share data around the world excites Griffith's Chicago-based corporate planning manager, Hugh Martin, who visited New Zealand and Australia in October and saw WaveLink in action. Martin was Impressed. "I'm not aware of anything that even comes close to it in the States," he said. "This technology is revolutionary."



(Jim) Maxwell Legg (Managing Director) Specialized Operating Systems Tel: (09) 520-1249

Nick Wood (General Manager) Griffith Laboratories Ltd. Tel: (09) 592-059 xxxxxx

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Auckland based Specialized Operating Systems have developed a high-speed data transfer system called WaveLink which allows companies to exchange certain types of computer data between their branches at a fraction of the cost of conventional systems. Some experts believe WaveLink could revolutionize corporate data communications because of its tow cost. WaveLink uses a wide variety of communication methods, including packet switching and conventional telephone lines. WaveLink gathering force

TUE 25 OCT 1988 "THE DOMINION" Communications advance claimed


An Auckland software consultant has developed a COMMUNICATIONS device that is claimed to transmit data at a fraction of the cost of standard means. The managing director of Specialized Operating Systems, (Jim) Maxwell Legg, says his WaveLink invention has the potential to revolutionize communications. The principle is simple and one person can install the system. Mr. Legg is reluctant to divulge details of his device, but says it is a system for transmitting only the portions of bit-level data from the cached memory that may be needed to update files at the other end of the line. WaveLink can provide effective communications of up to 1 gigabyte using 2400-baud modems Mr. Legg estimates that WaveLink operates at 10 per cent of the cost of other systems as there is no need for a 24~ hour open line, so payment ii made only for each transmission. The system is decentralized so a breakdown will not disrupt the data flow. "It is a distributed parallel process using intelligent bandwidth accelerators and advanced re-caching techniques. He says. WaveLink, is suitable for multi-user, interactive transaction processing business systems, and Mr. Legg is working with New Zealand software developers to make WaveLink compatible with other systems,

Mr. Legg says the system is best suited to a user who is establishing a network, rather than a user who already has a network in place. The WaveLink system will transmit on all forms of line and the cache changes can be posted on disk. Mr. Legg' says that as the data only relate to file changes, they would he meaningless to anyone intercepting the mail. The system operates independently of any other function the computer might be performing, and the system keeps a duplicate copy of any changes made. Installation costs depend on the size of the network, but Mr. Legg says he can install it for under $20.00 per end-user, plus Modems. He says WaveLink could find acceptance among field salespeople using laptops who need access to updated corporate information. They would he able to update speedily using car telephones. Mr. Legg is the developer of the Global database and fourth generation language that was written for Wang's CS series. At its peak Global had about 50 sites Wang 300 terminals. But the outmoding of the CS series saw Global's market eroded. The system has since been ported on to MS-DOS, VMS, Unix, Xenix, Operating System/2 and Superdos. Mr. Legg rebuilt his operation with emulation software from United States company Niakwa, which runs CS packages on personal computers. More than 20,000 Niakwa systems have been sold.

The first buyer of WaveLink was the New Zealand subsidiary of United States based food technology firm Griffith Laboratories. Mr. Legg sold Global to Griffith's Australian subsidiary in 1981 and earlier this year the New Zealand outlet bought the system. WaveLink has since been added in the order.

Griffith Laboratories is extensively modernizing its computer system in New Zealand and Australia. Including developing a Global database that will act as a formula bank giving information about food ingredients.

By 1990 five more countries are expected to be hooked into the database and Mr. Legg hopes each of the countries will adopt a full Global business system. WaveLink is the key that will allow speedy communication between the countries. Mr. Legg says he developed his device after experiencing serious communication problems when he tried to support New Zealand Global users from Australia. The attempt failed, as speedy, error-free transmission at reasonable cost was difficult to achieve. WaveLink will he licensed to software developers, who will price and sell it.

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An ultra-efficient communications system called WaveLink, developed by the Auckland computer pioneer Mr. (Jim) Maxwell Legg, has apparently bit the mark. "It seems to have generated a wave of interest in the communications industry," said Mr. Legg. He said WaveLink cost 90 percent less than other data communications Systems to operate. Mr. Legg said a bank, a large multi-national computer company, and even a New Zealand owned information technology company had asked for information about WaveLink. His system transmitted only the proportions of bit-level data from cached memory that were needed to update files on a computer at the other end of a telephone line. There was no need for a 24-hour open line, so payment was made only for each transmission. WaveLink has already been purchased by the New Zealand subsidiary of the United States-based food technology company Griffith Laboratories. Mr. Legg, managing director of Specialized Operating Systems, said WaveLink could provide effective communications of up to one gigabyte per second, using 2400-baud modems. The system was decentralized so a breakdown in communications would not disrupt the data flow. "It Is a distributed parallel process using intelligent bandwidth accelerators and advanced re-caching techniques," said Mr. Legg. It was suitable for multi-user interactive transaction processing business systems, he said. WaveLink can use a wide variety of communication methods including packet switching and conventional telephone lines. The system has the advantage of total security because its electronic "bit Maps" are meaningless to hackers. Mr. Legg, who developed the Global software for the early Wang computers, using the CS operating system, said he decided to create WaveLink because of high toll costs and the frustration caused by "noisy" telephone lines, which could make data transmission an "expensive nightmare." Computers using WaveLink make occasional brief "calls" to update each other. Once updated. Each machine can effectively access all or selected parts of the databases of the others. The point about WaveLink is that it allows, say, a financial controller In Wellington to instantly access any part of the company's data, whether it's on a computer in Auckland, in Sydney New York or Hokitika." said Mr. Legg. "Effectively there's no cost, because all that data is already on his machine" Dr Eberhard Rudolph. Associate professor of management sciences and information systems at Auckland University, the computer specialist who first evaluated New Zealand’s LINC software -believes WaveLink is another first for this country's expanding software industry. Said Dr Rudolph: "The principle as such has been used before in other applications, but I'm not aware of anyone doing this with distributed databases, and distributed databases are a very hot topic just now." According to Mr. Legg, the only thing WaveLink cannot handle is textual data. Griffith Laboratories New Zealand will use WaveLink to exchange data on food ingredients with the Australian subsidiary of the corporation. Griffith Australia purchased Global from Mr. Legg in 1981 and earlier this year the New Zealand subsidiary bought the system. WaveLink was added to the order.