What Self-Publishing Meant To Anders Behring Breivik

The events in Norway over this weekend may seem a million miles away from many of the subjects discussed here. Think again.
Anders Behring Breivik will tomorrow appear in a Norwegian court to answer charges of mass-murder. What is different about Breivik is that his perpetrated attacks on innocent people – and what he saw as the establishment of multiculturalism throughout Europe – was a highly planned and conceived action since the 1990’s. On the day of his attacks, he self-published online a 1,516-page manifesto titled, 2083 – A European Declaration of Independence, under the pseudonym Andrew Berwick, using the website Stormfront.org, a white nationalist community. But it does not end there. Breivik made sure armed police took him alive and provided no resistance. The key to his actions lies in the the book he self-published.
Distribution of the book

The content of the compendium truly belongs to everyone and is free to be distributed in any way or form. In fact, I ask only one favour of you; I ask that you distribute this book to everyone you know. Please do not think that others will take care of it. Sorry to be blunt, but it does not work out that way. If we, the Western European Resistance, fail or become apathetic, then Western Europe will fall, and your freedom and our children’s freedom with it… It is essential and very important that everyone is at least presented with the truth before our systems come crashing down within 2 to 7 decades. So again, I humbly ask you to re-distribute the book to as many patriotic minded individuals as you can. I am 100% certain that the distribution of this compendium to a large portion of European patriots will contribute to ensure our victory in the end. Because within these three books lies the tools required to win the ongoing Western European cultural war.

It is common for murderers like Breivik to either kill themselves after carrying out an atrocity, or to meet apprehension and arrest with resistance, but that was never the plan for Breivik. Tomorrow, he will become centre stage, under the full glare of media cameras in court, and probably try to deliver the second verbal stage of his manifesto on his Europe and the evils he perceives within it, if we are to believe his defense team.
Breivik was very well aware of self-publishing and services who could disseminate his propaganda. A further piece from his manifesto – are you paying attention publishing services who don’t wield any discretion on what you publish, because Breivik names most of you here:
Converting the Word file to paper
Successful self-publishers today leverage the benefits provided by print-on-demand services, where they don’t need to waste money on printing costs or on inventory and stocking fees.A “print-on-demand” (POD) service, sometimes called publish-on-demand, is a printing technology and business process in which new copies of a book are not printed until an order has been received. Many traditional small presses have replaced their traditional printing equipment with POD equipment or contract their printing out to POD providers. When customers order their books, self-publishing outlets like Cafepress.com and others(see list) will print on-demand as many book as needed and they will also ship them and get payments for them from those ordering. These self-publishing services accept uploaded digital content such as Word or PDF files. However, due to the controversial nature of the content of this book, the individual that makes the initial arrangement has to be careful and may need to cut away certain chapters before using commercial services such as these.
Self publishing services/books on demand services:
lulu.com
xlibris.com
authorhouse.co.uk
unibook.com
createspace.com
webook.com
spirepublishing.com
createbooks.com
cafepress.co.uk
selfpublishing.com
trafford.com
booksurge.com
booksondemand.com
infinitypublishing.com
lightningsource.com
blurb.com
Guide to self publishing:
Intro to e-book format:

Clearly, Breivik has laid his plan out carefully, and right now I am sure there are many publishing geeks gleefully formatting this book for upload to Lulu and CreateSpace and rubbing their greasy hands together at the thought of the dollars rolling in. I’d appeal to all of the companies above to show some human decency to the 100 innocent people who lost their lives at the hands of Breivik and not become another part in his plans and the ensuing media sideshow. Do something you haven’t done before – look at the damn shit you peddle for purchase for once.
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