[Noisebridge-discuss] A CALL TO NOISEBRIDGE HACKERS AND COMMUNITY AT LARGE: BANNING RAYC/ROBERT?

Gavin Knight gnnrok at gmail.com
Sat May 12 13:13:02 PDT 2012


I said "We want to talk about asking you to leave the space at the next
meeting"

I wanted to be perfectly clear, that it was a concern, but it is ultimately
a community decision,
but I think it's time to have a discussion. This is how I understand
consensus to work.

On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 8:56 AM, Robert Chu <robertayoungchu at gmail.com>wrote:

> Robert Albert Young Chu,
>
> Good Morning Noisebridge community,
>
> about 45 minutes ago, I spoke with Gavin Knight, I told Gavin that I was
> planning on leaving the space in about a half an hour to possibly make him
> feel more comftable, then right after he interjected by saying "That is not
> a problem, "we spoke" and we are going to ban you from the space. I am not
> sure who the "we" are, nor do I know the reasons; as when I asked him he
> said that he can't talk about it.
>
> With the conversation that transpired, I can think of some paramount
> issues that other community goers may have with me, but not to the level of
> being banned. If I've caused a problem with others, I've always been open
> to working toward resolution, on both an individual level, and a community
> level.
>
> I truly feel that there has been a lynch mob (as there usually is) who has
> been systematically been working toward a day like this Tuesday. In
> addition, the people who I feel are a part of this mob-like mentality, have
> never really decided to mediate, open up a channel of communication with me
> at all. Instead it seems like they are just taking the "Let's make this
> swift and kick him out approach."
>
> Despite the select group of people who haven't yet decided to work toward
> any resolution with what ever problem they may have with me. In addition,
> I've always have been open to communication and working toward resolutions.
>
> I ask of the people who think I should be banned come and voice your
> opinion, and also listen to what these arguments / concerns against me, and
> voice if you think "If they will be just for banning me."
>
> There are a few people who I've spoken with, who already think it
> is ridiculous.
>
> Thank you for taking the time to read this.
> Robert Albert Young Chu aka. RAYC
>
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