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

jim jim at well.com
Sun May 13 14:54:43 PDT 2012


    WTF?!?!? Not again! Cut this banning shit out! 



On Sat, 2012-05-12 at 13:13 -0700, Gavin Knight wrote:
> 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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