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Ron Newman or Ronald Newman

Ron Newman at ROFLCon, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in April 2008
Residence United States
Occupation Computer programmer
Website
http://www.thecia.net/~rnewman/

Ron Newman is a computer programmer. He is most famous for his work in the early development of the X Window System, from the first version in 1984 to X11R2 in 1988.

Newman also maintained The Good Net-Keeping Seal of Approval (GNKSA), a set of criteria for Usenet client programs to encourage good posting behavior.

Also of note in the 1990s was his web page on Scientology vs. the Internet[1], which was at one stage the primary resource on the controversy.[2] Newman stopped maintaining the page in October 1996, following which Operation Clambake became the most prominent critical website on Scientology from early 1997.

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