[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge security issues

Jehan Tremback jehan.tremback at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 15:21:41 PST 2012


In any case, the important part in my opinion, is that the person has to
demonstrate the initiative to get a membership etc. to get entry. Maybe you
just have to show up at the meeting and introduce yourself to get one?

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>> problems:
>>>> >
>>>> > 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
>>>> simple
>>>> > 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,
>>>> but
>>>> > 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>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> jof
>>>> >
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>>
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>> *Participant (NoiseRep at Noisebridge)*
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