[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge security issues
elijahpost at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 15:11:24 PST 2012
Make it $1 a month tops and maybe, just maybe I (and the other people who
work really hard, but I won't speak for them) at NB but can't afford a
membership wouldn't be so opposed to it. I sure as blueberries won't be
told that I have to pay to go to NB.
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Jehan Tremback <jehan.tremback at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hhhhmmm... well I like RFID because of it's simplicity. Less temptation to
> get bogged down in advanced security system hacking (not that a lot of the
> ideas aren't totally excellent).
> Possibly give out RFID cards with an accompanying mylar pouch to prevent
> remote scanning? Of course, organizing the cards and pouches to give to
> people will cost money and extra time.
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Jehan Tremback
>> <jehan.tremback at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Apparently, it seems that Noisebridge is having some issues with people
>> > threatening the space with guns etc. Obviously this is unexcellent.
>> > Let me humbly put forward an idea that might mitigate potential
>> > Make a $10 supporting member tier, and put an RFID lock on the door.
>> > Restrict access to those who have paid their $10 (or more) monthly fee,
>> > their guests. Keep the voting privilege etc. for the $40 and $80 dollar
>> > members. $10 is not going to break the bank for most people, but the
>> > fact of having to sign up and get the card should keep randoms off the
>> > street out. The ideal of having access for anyone is a beautiful one,
>> > seems to have some problems in execution on the streets of SF.
>> There has been some opposition in the past (and I suspect we'd see it
>> again) to an RFID-based system. The concern I heard voiced most often
>> was that the RFID device could be queried outside of Noisebridge,
>> enabling meat-space tracking of members.
>> That said, this idea could be just as awesome with other
>> authentication token types.
>> </two cents>
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*Elijah Louis Spenser Post
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