[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge security issues
shannon at scatter.com
Wed Feb 8 15:14:10 PST 2012
Somebody has to pay for you to go to Noisebridge.
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Elijah Post <elijahpost at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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, and
>>> > 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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