[Noisebridge-discuss] Access control & Safety, both personal and general space.

Florian Friesdorf flo at chaoflow.net
Wed Feb 8 19:43:53 UTC 2012

On Wed, 8 Feb 2012 11:32:44 -0800, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
> > I think the original idea was that you'd have a list of caller IDs whose
> > phone would unlock the door.
> Oh, right duh. Seems decent.
> Another fun idea I've heard bandied about: use device descriptor
> information of arbitrary USB devices. Most have some vendor IDs and
> serial numbers that makes them mostly unique. Have a port downstairs
> that you can plug a USB stick into.

bluetooth and/or wifi hardware address - however, can be easily copied.
> I like the idea of methods of gaining entry that take a bit of skill.
> This raises the bar for entry and acts as a bit of a filter against
> moochers, and filters for hacker types (whom I'd love to hang out
> with, but seem way too rare at 2169 as of late).

In that sense the hardware address would be okish 

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