[Noisebridge-discuss] banning "Occupy"

rachel lyra hospodar rachelyra at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 11:09:39 PST 2012


Hackupy is rubin's project, and I fully support sending him all our
oogles...no, wait.

Jake, I think this suggestion stinks. I am surprised you even made it. That
guy was being a jerk, which is already not allowed. Why attempt to bar a
highly relevant political movement, which you support, instead of just
telling dicks to stop being dicks?

I think a lot of what people are seeking in these various conflict
situations, is a sense of the community backing you up.

Dude.

It backs you up when someone is being lousy, regardless of whether they
come from Free School or Occupy or whatever scruffy group of people find us
next.  Banning Free School wouldn't have saved us from Occupy, and banning
Occupy wouldn't save us from assholes. It would save us from helping save
the world from capitalism.  If it helps we can set up a page on the Occupy
website about noisebridge, and not being lame. Then if you need backup
against dicks from occupy, you can show them a page on their own website
saying not to be dicks.

R.

mediumreality.com
On Feb 13, 2012 4:20 PM, "Kelly" <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think that occupiers who want to hack things should check in with
> the Hackupy group: https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Hackupy who seem
> to have the potential to do occupy work excellently. Do we have a
> contact person for that contingent?
>
> -Kelly
>
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 16:17, Matt Joyce <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:
> > If you ban occupiers don't they just camp wherever you banned them from?
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
> >> There have been a few over-the-top assholes staking their claim to be at
> >> noisebridge lately, who are saying that they are welcome because they
> are
> >> "occupy"
> >>
> >> I propose that we ban Occupy from noisebridge.  That way, assholes who
> use
> >> physical intimidation against people questioning why they're at
> >> Noisebridge will have one less "reason" besides puffing themselves up
> like
> >> a rooster.
> >>
> >> Please don't troll in response to this post.  Yes I do understand that
> we
> >> have met many excellent hackers through occupy, but those people are
> smart
> >> enough to wink when asked if we should "ban occupy" from noisebridge.
> >>
> >> Do you have a story to share about an asshole claiming to be from
> "occupy"
> >> who is trying to occupy noisebridge in a bad way?
> >>
> >> -jake
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