[Noisebridge-discuss] [Rack] Please help me remove a public email

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Sun Apr 8 23:57:10 PDT 2012


Generally, Noisebridge hasn't done this in the past. Censorship can be
a slippery slope.
However, in the case of a simple mistake like this, the removal seems
pretty innocuous to me.

This wiki article is often liked in situations like this:
https://noisebridge.net/wiki/MemoryHole

Cheers,
jof

On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 11:52 PM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> Please, someone from Rack or Discuss point me to the right direction to help
> this person who has had sensitive information published on the Internet
> because the information was forwarded to the Tastebridge list.
>
> The following was received (but trimmed to avoid the same mistake again). I
> can help provide more information off list if it is needed. I would like to
> try to help this person if I can. I have already sent a reminder email to
> Tastebridge explaining the situation so we can avoid this in the future.
> Please help.
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm a journalist who interviewed someone affiliated with Tastebridge
>> last year. My cell phone number ended up posted online
>> here: [snip; see below], which now shows up in a Google
>> search for my name.
>>
>> Can you remove my cell phone number? That was not meant to
>> be public and is sensitive information to have posted on the internet.
>>
>>Thank you,
>>
>> [snip]
>
> The link that she referred to had this information:
>
>> Hi Tastebridgers,
>>
>> I got this email this morning in my VH mailbox. I wasn't 100% sure who is
>> championing the voice of Tastebridge but if anyone would like to join in,
>> let me know. Vegan Hacker wouldn't be possible without Tastebridge, or
>> Noisebridge for that matter. I'd just like to be sensitive to in-place
>> protocol, etc. in order to be first and foremost respectful to the space
>> and community!
>>
>> Also, things have been a bit hectic for me this last month but tonight
>> we'll be doing steamed buns in the space. Come by!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Kathryn
>>
>> ---------
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am with [snip], a green travel website based out of New York City,
>> and we are getting ready to launch a new site in San Francisco. The Vegan
>> Hacker/Tastebridge concept caught my eye as something our readers would be
>> interested in. Is there someone who has a few minutes for a quick phone
>> interview about its history and current projects?
>>
>> Thanks and hope to speak with you soon,
>>
>> [Signature snipped]
>> [Telephone snipped]
>
>
>
> Glen
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