neologized by Grady Ward, referring to the continuing response to Church of Scientology litigation threats by publishing "secret scriptures" to the Internet. c. 1995 in alt.religion.scientology. "Scam" + "samizdat" q.v.

More generally, any publishing of texts to expose a scam, when those texts are the fiercely protected copyright of the alleged scammer.
I have Scamizdat issue #4, does anyone have issue #10 with the Fishman Declaration?

The scamizdat is revealing all their bogus secrets.
by Jason Gilli March 31, 2005
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