[Noisebridge-congress] "Wikileaks is overloaded by global interest"

daniel schmitt daniel at wikileaks.org
Mon Dec 28 11:12:03 PST 2009


I am downstairs near the music most of the time, so whenever you are around just have a look. We can schedule something at a concrete time for day3 also if the spontaneous thing doesnt work, sometime in the early evening or so should work.

best

daniel

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 03:01:45PM +0000, Christie Dudley wrote:
> Yes, there are quite a few of us here.  It would be great to meet with you
> about this while we're here.  What time/day works for you?
> 
> Christie
> _______
> Getting to the bottom of the hill is convenient. The view from the top of
> the hill is stunning. Where would you choose to live?
> 
> 
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 2:56 PM, daniel schmitt <daniel at wikileaks.org>wrote:
> 
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > sorry for not replying earlier, we have been pretty busy with a few things.
> >
> > Is any of you guys at 26c3? Might be easier to talk ..
> >
> > Best
> >
> > daniel
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 06:24:11AM +0000, Dr. Jesus wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 7:19 PM, Matt Peterson <matt at peterson.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > It would probably be more useful to share an architecture document then
> > > > bat around strong personalities.  I think Anton is just trying to be
> > > > useful; many of us have been burnt by similar
> > > > good-for-socity/lacking-any-tech-clue efforts such as indymedia, that's
> > > > all.  My suggestion would be ISC, they've been hosting non-profit
> > > > projects for a decade plus now.
> > >
> > >
> > > That's who's hosting noisecloud.  I need several questions answered
> > before I
> > > can create a coherent proposal for ISC to host wikileaks content, and my
> > > mail to wikileaks' contact address have not received replies yet.
> > >
> > > Anton, my question to you about a LoA for noisecloud hasn't been answered
> > > yet either.
> > >
> > > To summarize, there are 50 machines, 46 of which are usable, totalling 64
> > > Xeon cores and 34 Opteron cores.  The uplink is 1Gbps.  ISC is pretty
> > busy
> > > right now with several other things they're trying to deal with, so it
> > will
> > > be pretty rude for any of us to come to them and ask for resources unless
> > > the proposal has answers to all their questions up front.
> > >
> > > I want to make this absolutely crystal clear: the terms of our
> > preliminary
> > > agreement are not compatible with hosting wikileaks content at this time,
> > as
> > > the machines are still undergoing shakedown and ISC has not done the
> > proper
> > > traffic engineering to host such a service.  The terms of our final
> > > agreement may allow this, but only if the noisecloud project has proven
> > to
> > > be a good neighbor and a net benefit to their power consumption and other
> > > resources.  The first and most immediate goal I have in that spirit is to
> > > help them consolidate things like the older machines being used by the
> > other
> > > organizations ISC is donating resources to.  Until that's complete I'm
> > going
> > > to be especially careful about asking them for anything.
> > >
> > > That being said, I don't have a problem setting up noisecloud to host
> > > wikileaks content in preparation for the day when it's allowed, and
> > there's
> > > plenty of fast storage I can make available for purposes other than
> > hosting.
> >


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