[Noisebridge-discuss] fucking up noisebridge

Flatline flatline at hackbloc.org
Thu May 3 16:50:49 PDT 2012

I agree completely with this.  Calling the cops unnecessarily does a
FUCK of a lot more to make noisebridge an unsafe space than having a few
wingnuts around. It makes many people feel unsafe in the space including
myself.  Say what you want about Cynthia (and believe me I have plenty
to say) she never made me feel unsafe.  This action does.


On 05/03/2012 03:21 PM, Jake wrote:
> Say what you want about Cynthia not belonging at noisebridge; she wasn't 
> here to hack, she could be annoying at times.
> The fact is that the kicking out of cynthia has been a huge drama fest and 
> makes noisebridge look bad.  I think it was not worth it.
> My friend Stan who has been hacking since before most of us were born 
> resembles cynthia in some ways;  an old person who enjoys talking and 
> cooking more than hacking.  He is also the admin of the SPAZ server.  He 
> comes to noisebridge and sometimes cooks gourmet food for everyone.
> He has been involved and witness to MANY collectively run spaces, like the 
> Cannery and Project One and a bunch we've never heard of.
> And he says this is a BAD SIGN for noisebridge.
> Let's pull out of this nose-dive.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 15:01:36 -0700
> From: Stan Osborne <stan at ana dot com>
> Subject: NB craziness
> Jake,
> If this is true, I can not justify supporting NB anymore.  I know 
> everything she says about her behavior at NB and her general cleanliness 
> is true.  She is an MD and has at least one science degree, so AFAIK there 
> are many good reasons for her continued presence at NB.  Not being 
> financially able to be a full member now seems to have saved me from 
> regretting I gave them much, if any money.  IMHO her mental health was 
> improving from contact at NB with healthy and intelligent people.
> NB now is already falling into one of those collectives where a few
> evil people are working to drive out the rest.  Many collectives
> have withered and failed for reasons such as this incident.
> Is there any documentation showing exactly who ganged up on her?
> Stan
>   | To: Stan Osborne <stan at ana.com>
>   | From: cynthia lee <cynthia.jeanne.lee at gmail.com>
>   | Subject: Re: when u gonna show?
>   | Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 13:52:57 -0700
>   |
>   | Stan, You must not have a current source there...i was kicked out of
>   | Noisebridge by a band of vigilantes who called the police to say i was
>   | trespassing and disruptive (apparently for coming in and cleaning up after
>   | them!) because they really had no substantive complaint (a vague that I am
>   | smelly, messy, and, get this...loud) they are so vague on the complaints
>   | that it is suspicious for made -up stuff
>   | I can't be there tomorrow but would like to run into you anyway. I can
>   | check Internet tomorrow AM and if there is another location I can see u at,
>   | let me know
>   |
>   | thank you for all the assistance and friendliness u have shown me
>   |
>   | --
>   | Cynthia Jeanne Lee MD
>   | http://cynthiajeanneleemd.wordpress.com
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