[Noisebridge-discuss] 86 page full name editing

Henner Zeller h.zeller at acm.org
Sat Feb 21 05:23:21 UTC 2015


On 20 February 2015 at 20:54, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
> A while ago we at Sudoroom decided to ban "Rus" for stealing.
>
> He asked us not to and pled his innocence, but we did so anyway.
>
> Shortly afterward, he did something bad at Noisebridge (which you can read
> about on the 86 page if you like) and he was officially banned from
> Noisebridge and thus double-banned from Sudoroom, whatever.
>
> Anyway, he asked me in IRC to please remove his full name from the wiki:
>
> "I'd really appreciate it if my first and last name were removed from the
>  page. Rus alias "aero" would suffice, I think. I just don't want my
>  potential employers stumbling onto the 86 page and seeing that I was
>  fucked up at the hackerspace."
>
> I did so and I didn't think it was a problem.  Then on 2015-1-29:
>  Scotty:
>  Undo revision 46439 by Jake (talk) Adding Back Rus's full name. It's
>  important for NB and other hackerspaces who we share ban info with to
>  have full, unique identifiers on people we've banned.
>
> personally, I don't think it's necessary to have his full name on the wiki
> and it could interfere with his employment.  It's not like he injured
> anyone.  Anyway at least the group should decide.

I agree. The picture and the common name to go by should be sufficient
to identify him in case he enters the space.
We are not here to build a 'bad person database', just to keep
sufficient persistent memory for the task at hand: detecting
problematic individuals coming through the door.

-h

>
> I should point out that my editing rights to the 86 page were removed, i
> don't suppose there was much discussion about that either.
>
> -jake
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