[Noisebridge-discuss] FBI stopped by and said Hi and that there was a cyber threat from noisebridge, Feb. 21 2012 around 9pm

Quinn Norton quinn at quinnnorton.com
Mon Feb 27 12:31:11 PST 2012


oh, trust me. they are. *waves*

On 2/27/12 3:29 PM, Corey McGuire wrote:
> I just hacked noise bridge discuss list!
>
> How to win an argument on the discuss list, just say, "Shut up, the 
> FBI might be listening!"
>
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com 
> <mailto:coreyfro at coreyfro.com>> wrote:
>
>     Listen, the conversion we're having now is more revealing then
>     anything I said. KnOwing the NoiseBridge culture, if I were an FBI
>     agent and I wanted info on NoiseBridge, I'd show up in person, and
>     then wait for the drama Shit storm on the list to ensue to see
>     who'd talk about it and what sort of Shit they'd say.
>
>     And to them, I say, BRAVO!
>
>     On Feb 26, 2012 4:08 PM, "Corey McGuire" <coreyfro at coreyfro.com
>     <mailto:coreyfro at coreyfro.com>> wrote:
>
>         Agents Gowri Sakas and Jon K. Chinn stopped by to ask some
>         questions.  I answered them completely and then explained the
>         culture of noisebridge.  I told them that we don't keep logs,
>         our networks are open, we have public terminals, we let
>         everyone in, we have a public wiki, we have no hierarchy, and
>         that we have meetings on Tuesday at 8PM.  I told them that we
>         operate on consensus and that meeting notes are kept on the
>         wiki.  I told them we kept no logs of who has come or left the
>         space.  I told them that membership was not a requirement to
>         use the space.  Culturally, I told them that while we have a
>         population of security academics and professionals, we cater
>         to all forms of creativity.  I said that we have had our own
>         problems with unsavory sorts.
>
>         They were very friendly and not at all threatening.
>
>         -- 
>         Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no
>         simpler - Albert Einstein
>         <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein>
>         Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo Da Vinci
>         <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_Da_Vinci>
>         Perfection is reached not when there is nothing left to add,
>         but when there is nothing left to take away - Antoine de Saint
>         Exupéry
>         <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_de_Saint_Exup%C3%A9ry>
>         Keep It Simple Stupid - Kelly Johnson
>         <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Johnson>
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler - 
> Albert Einstein <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein>
> Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo Da Vinci 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_Da_Vinci>
> Perfection is reached not when there is nothing left to add, but when 
> there is nothing left to take away - Antoine de Saint Exupéry 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_de_Saint_Exup%C3%A9ry>
> Keep It Simple Stupid - Kelly Johnson 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Johnson>
>
>
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