Elizabeth McCoy

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Elizabeth "Archangel Beth" McCoy (born 5 November 1971) is a writer in the role-playing game industry, working also with Steve Jackson Games as an editor.


She and her husband Walter Milliken wrote the award-winning supplement GURPS Illuminati University. She was the line editor for the In Nomine role-playing game.[1]

In a lawsuit that received national attention and led to the establishment of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, McCoy, Milliken and Steve Jackson successfully sued the United States Secret Service in 1993 for illegally seizing computers and electronic information.[2][3]


  1. ^ (September 29, 1997). "On the move: Tech briefs", Austin American-Statesman, p. C2.
  2. ^ Hawkins, Lori (May 7, 1994). "Austin game maker gets money over illegal seizure: Secret Service had violated Electronic Communications Privacy Act". Austin American-Statesman. p. B1. 
  3. ^ Abernathy, Joe (May 4, 1991). "Suit says rights abused in computer crackdown". Houston Chronicle. p. 29. 

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