[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge security issues
girlgeek at wt.net
Wed Feb 8 20:57:00 UTC 2012
A keypad and assigned passcodes is simpler. And passcodes don't get
left in your other pocket.
On 2/8/2012 12:47 PM, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Jehan Tremback
> <jehan.tremback at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Apparently, it seems that Noisebridge is having some issues with people
>> threatening the space with guns etc. Obviously this is unexcellent.
>> Let me humbly put forward an idea that might mitigate potential problems:
>> Make a $10 supporting member tier, and put an RFID lock on the door.
>> Restrict access to those who have paid their $10 (or more) monthly fee, and
>> their guests. Keep the voting privilege etc. for the $40 and $80 dollar
>> members. $10 is not going to break the bank for most people, but the simple
>> fact of having to sign up and get the card should keep randoms off the
>> street out. The ideal of having access for anyone is a beautiful one, but
>> seems to have some problems in execution on the streets of SF.
> There has been some opposition in the past (and I suspect we'd see it
> again) to an RFID-based system. The concern I heard voiced most often
> was that the RFID device could be queried outside of Noisebridge,
> enabling meat-space tracking of members.
> That said, this idea could be just as awesome with other
> authentication token types.
> </two cents>
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