[Noisebridge-discuss] Banning Patrick from Noisebridge

John E neurofog at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 14:09:44 UTC 2011

Does anyone have any opinion about what should happen with "his" laser
Is it donated NB property or should we return it to him as requested, and
hopefully end this drama.


On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 12:42 AM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>wrote:

> Patrick, the undersigned have agreed doocratically that you are no
> longer welcome at Noisebridge.  Do not return.  If you have possessions
> in the space you may contact Jason Dusek who will collect them and bring
> them down to you at the sidewalk.  Any of us will, if we see you in the
> space, ask you to leave and escort you out.
> Everyone else, we are putting up an official consensus item for banning
> Patrick from the space.  There is strong evidence that he has behaved in
> unacceptable ways to other people associated with Noisebridge, which
> makes members of our community feel unsafe.
> It is a difficult balance to illustrate the problem while still
> protecting the privacy of all of those involved, and the solution we
> have come up with is this.
> Rachel Hospodar, Al Sweigart, and Veronica Sutter are talking to those
> involved to obtain the level of permission they are comfortable with.
> They plan to collate two bodies of evidence, one electronic and one on
> paper, documenting Patrick's behavior.  Members of Noisebridge can view
> this evidence by contacting them directly.  The electronic version will
> probably be smaller, but will be available to members on request if they
> are unable to come to the space to view the paper version.  The paper
> version will be in the custody of Jason Dusek, who has a high level of
> availability to meet members at Noisebridge and show them.
> This is a serious case and we truly hope that all members are able to
> take time to consider this evidence, discuss the situation with your
> fellow Noisebridgers and come to a meeting next week to express your
> opinion.
> Rachel McConnell
> Al Sweigart
> Alex Handy
> Timothy Sanders
> Will Sargent
> Rachel Hospodar
> Ronald Cotoni
> Steve Koenig (Hephaestus)
> Veronica Sutter
> Robert Chu
> John E.
> Zedd Epstein
> Rubin Abdi
> Snail
> Jason Dusek
> ---
> I have taken the liberty of redacting Patrick's last name from this
> email. Google is forever and it's possible he will improve over time. I
> hope others who respond will take this into account.
> -Rachel M
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