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-<​WRAP>​ +[[:​bawden_peters|{{:​battlelines-1-1-1.jpg?​nolink&​}}]] **COMING OUT SWINGING** We know Axanar’s PR director, Mike Bawden, resigned over producer Alec Peters suing his friend and former director, Robert Meyer Burnett, but documents obtained by AxaMonitor reveal Bawden’s drawing battle lines. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​bawden_peters|Read more »]] 
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 +**BIG TALK, LITTLE ACTION** Lawyer decries defamation as questions multiply in producer Alec Peters'​ suit against his former director of //Axanar//. It’s not clear Peters is serious about doing more than intimidating director Robert Meyer Burnett. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}} [[:second letter|Read more »]]
  
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-**MANUFACTURED SIMILARITIES** CBS files a motion to dismiss the Tardigrades copyright case, claiming the game's creator manipulated images and text to create similarities to //Star Trek: Discovery// he is trying to exploit to his advantage in court. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[tardigrades dismissal motion|Read more »]] /* (Filed 2/13/19) */ 
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-**LOSS OF WAREHOUSE** spurs donations, as Axanar must move for the second time in two years, again to an ever-smaller facility. Daily Patreon signups climbed into double digits for the first time since January 23, following Axanar producer Alec Peters’ acknowledgement he's abandoning his current warehouse. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[axacon alpha waves|Read more »]] /* (Filed 2/11/19) */ 
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-**SHRINKING STUDIO** For the second time in two years, Alec Peters must move to a smaller warehouse, with fans picking up the tab. Peters concedes he can't raise the money he needs to keep his current facility. The space available for Axanar has only shrunk since he lost Industry Studios in California. ​ {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} [[incredible shrinking studio|Read more »]] /* (Filed 2/10/19) */ 
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 +**GO OR NO GO?** Peters hedges his bets on Ares warehouse. Axanar producer Alec Peters won’t commit to staying in current warehouse or moving to a new, much smaller facility. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}} [[:​warehouse hedging|Read more »]] 
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 +<WRAP group> <WRAP half column> [[:​tardigrades_opposition_response|{{:​cbs_respons_opposition.jpg?​nolink&​|cbs_respons_opposition.jpg}}]] **FINAL RESPONSE** CBS hits back at the Tardigrades lawyers’ opposition to dismiss their copyright case against ​//Star Trek: Discovery//​. Next step: Waiting for the judge’s ruling. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}} [[:​tardigrades_opposition_response|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​  
 +<WRAP half column> [[:​tardigrades_discovery_extension|{{:​discovery_dispute-1.jpg?​nolink&​|discovery_dispute-1.jpg}}]] ​**TARDIGRADES DISCOVERY DISPUTE** Lawyers in the Tardigrades copyright case against //Star Trek: Discovery// have worked out differences over crucial evidence. ​{{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}} [[:​tardigrades_discovery_extension|Read more »]] </WRAP</​WRAP>​ 
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 +[[:​burnett_responds|{{:​sweetheart_settlement.jpg?​nolink&​|sweetheart_settlement.jpg}}]] **BURNETT HITS BACK** at Alec Peters. AxaMonitor has a copy of a letter from Robert Meyer Burnett’s attorney responding to Axanar producer Peters’ legal threats, settlement offer and alleged defamation of his client. A lawsuit from Burnett may be looming. Download and read the full letter. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​burnett_responds|Read more »]] 
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 +[[:​youtube_retaliation|{{:​youtube_backlash.jpg?​nolink&​|youtube_backlash.jpg}}]] **YOUTUBE BACKLASH** Alec Peters’ YouTube retaliation backfires over Vic Mignogna scandal. Peters deletes ​//Reel Trek// video on YouTube after few come to his support in dispute with influential YouTuber MechaRandom42. You may never see this version of the episode after Peters tried to use his 76,​000-subscriber platform to further his vitriolic crusade against rival Mignogna, the scandal-plagued //Star Trek Continues// star. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​youtube_retaliation|Read more »]] 
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 +**PATREON CRUCIBLE** March 1 offered the first real test of sustainability for Axanar producer Alec Peters’ effort to get fans to pay for the warehouse he calls Ares Studios in suburban Atlanta. Donors appear to be re-evaluating Peters’ studio value proposition. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​patreon_crucible|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ <WRAP half column> [[:​reel_trek_8|{{:​youtube_numbers_march_1.jpg?​nolink&​|youtube_numbers_march_1.jpg}}]]\\ 
 +**UNREAL REEL TREK** Examining //Reel Trek// claims by Alec Peters, who makes some doubtful pronouncements on his latest YouTube livechat as his audience numbers continue their downward trend. He claims $3,000 in monthly earnings from Patreon and YouTube, and that he plans to release an ‘Art of Axanar’ book. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​reel_trek_8|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​ 
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 +<WRAP group> <WRAP half column> [[:​settlement_analysis|{{:​settlement_analysis.jpg?​nolink&​|settlement_analysis.jpg}}]] **ONE-SIDED DEAL** We examine the legal merits of Alec Peters’ settlement offer in his lawsuit against Robert Meyer Burnett. Was Axanar’s former director right to refuse to settle Peters’ lawsuit against him? {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​settlement_analysis|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ <WRAP half column> [[:​burnett_settlement|{{:​burnett_settlement.jpg?​nolink&​|burnett_settlement.jpg}}]] **A PROPOSED SETTLEMENT** in Peters v. Burnett tells the tale of things Axanar producer Alec Peters wants kept out of the public eye. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​burnett_settlement|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​ 
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 +<WRAP group> <WRAP half column> [[:​peters_sues_burnett|{{:​peters_burnett_bridge.jpg?​nolink&​|peters_burnett_bridge.jpg}}]] **ACRIMONY LEADS TO LAWSUIT** Alec Peters sues former Axanar director Robert Meyer Burnett in Georgia court, as legal questions emerge over whether Georgia has jurisdiction over Burnett, a California resident. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​peters_sues_burnett|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ <WRAP half column> [[:​misinterpret_patreon_data|{{:​growth_rates-1-1.jpg?​nolink&​|growth_rates-1-1.jpg}}]] **CORRELATION AIN’T CAUSATION** Axanar blogger Jonathan Lane cherry-picks Patreon data to discredit AxaMonitor’s coverage. Lane tries to make the case AxaMonitor’s reporting on the slowdowns of Alec Peters’ Patreon effort is spurring more donations. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​misinterpret_patreon_data|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​ 
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 +[[:​hero_prop_suit|{{:​enterprise_e_lawsuit.jpg?​nolink&​|enterprise_e_lawsuit.jpg}}]] **PETERS’ TRIAL** for defamation in the disputed sale of the Enterprise-E model (pictured with its last known owner) has been scheduled for January 2020. Meanwhile, he’s countersuing the owner of Hero Prop in Las Vegas, seeking nearly $200,000 in damages, costs and fees. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​hero_prop_suit|Read more »]] 
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 +<WRAP group> <WRAP half column> [[:​bait_switch|{{:​bait_and_switch-1.jpg?​nolink&​|bait_and_switch-1.jpg}}]] **BAIT AND SWITCH?** A new Patreon update video appears to be pulling a bait-and-switch with regard to the warehouse donors may believe they’re paying for. The video features an impressive tour of the facility, with its features extolled by Axanar’s Alec Peters. Trouble is, he’s moving out of that studio May 1. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​bait_switch|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ <WRAP half column> [[:​owc_contradictions|{{:​owc_studios_gwinnett-1.jpg?​nolink&​|owc_studios_gwinnett-1.jpg}}]] **CONTRADICTORY DETAILS** emerge in the story of Other World Computing’s financial support for the former OWC Studios. They shine a spotlight on inconsistencies in Alec Peters’ story about the sponsorship,​ which forms part of his Patreon pitch to fans. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​owc_contradictions|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​ 
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 +[[:​tardigrades_dismissal_motion|{{ ​ :​tardigrades_dismissal_motion.jpg?​nolink&​|tardigrades_dismissal_motion.jpg}}]] **MANUFACTURED SIMILARITIES** CBS files a motion to dismiss the Tardigrades copyright case, claiming the game’s creator manipulated images and text to create similarities to //Star Trek: Discovery// he is trying to exploit to his advantage in court. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​tardigrades_dismissal_motion|Read more »]] 
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 +<WRAP group> <WRAP half column> [[:​spurring_donations|{{:​uhaul-shuttle.jpg?​nolink&​|uhaul-shuttle.jpg}}]] **LOSS OF WAREHOUSE** spurs donations, as Axanar must move for the second time in two years, again to an ever-smaller facility. Daily Patreon signups climbed into double digits for the first time since January 23, following Axanar producer Alec Peters’ acknowledgement he’s abandoning his current warehouse. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​spurring_donations|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ <WRAP half column> [[:​incredible_shrinking_studio|{{:​shrinking_studio.jpg?​nolink&​|]] **SHRINKING STUDIO** For the second time in two years, Alec Peters must move to a smaller warehouse, with fans picking up the tab. Peters concedes he can’t raise the money he needs to keep his current facility. The space available for Axanar has only shrunk since he lost Industry Studios in California. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink&​}}[[:​incredible_shrinking_studio|Read more »]] </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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-<wrap lo>​**Welcome to AxaMonitor‭**,​ ‬a journalism [[wiki]] providing daily coverage of the [[lawsuit]] brought by [[CBS|CBS Studios]] and‭ [[Paramount Pictures]] against‭ [[Axanar Productions]] and‭ [[Alec Peters]]. **AxaMonitor** aims to inform readers about what's at stake in this suit, and its possible impact on fan productions and U.S. copyright law. **AxaMonitor**'s editor is filmmaker, journalist and former fan producer [[user>​cpedraza|Carlos Pedraza]]. \\+<wrap lo>​**Welcome to AxaMonitor‭**,​ ‬a journalism [[:wiki|]] providing daily coverage of the [[:lawsuit|]] brought by [[:cbs|CBS Studios]] and‭ [[:​paramount_pictures|Paramount Pictures]] against‭ [[:​axanar_productions|Axanar Productions]] and‭ [[:​alec_peters|Alec Peters]]. **AxaMonitor** aims to inform readers about whats at stake in this suit, and its possible impact on fan productions and U.S. copyright law. **AxaMonitor**s editor is filmmaker, journalist and former fan producer [[user>​cpedraza|Carlos Pedraza]].\\
 <wrap indent>​» **On Twitter** follow [[twit>​AxaMonitor|@AxaMonitor]]</​wrap></​wrap>​ <wrap indent>​» **On Twitter** follow [[twit>​AxaMonitor|@AxaMonitor]]</​wrap></​wrap>​
  
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