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

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Mon Feb 27 12:44:49 PST 2012


Oh god, really?  I feel sorry for them!

I am not suggesting this is what they are or were doing; some ruse, I am
neither paranoid nor concerned.  I am saying that, if YOU (not you, Quinn,
NB in general) are worried, YOU bite, YOUR tongue on a PUBLIC forum.

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Quinn Norton <quinn at quinnnorton.com>wrote:

>  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>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> 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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-- 
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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