[Noisebridge-discuss] Drama

jim jim at well.com
Fri May 4 22:11:46 UTC 2012

    The circumstance at 83c was similar to 2169: a door 
that is locked and people inside who pretty much let 
in anyone who knocked. 
    As I understand things, The discussions people had 
in the planning phase included an acknowledgement of a 
publicly open place and its foreseeable problems. 
    Note that AMTD is pretty much a private club, and 
deliberately so to test a model different from 

On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 13:25 -0700, Martin Bogomolni wrote:
> Jim,
> Originally, that was _not_ the case.   There was a door, and to get in
> you needed a key for that door.   The key was given to you _after_ you
> had petitioned for membership in The Book, and consensus was achieved
> for your induction.
> You could, of course, let someone in if you had a key... and if you
> knocked on the door, if someone let you into the shop, you were
> responsible for having let them in.   There was no "open door"
> policy.. the lock was locked.
> We have a very permeable "door" at the moment, and there are
> non-keyholders inside the space who will let other non-keyholders in.
>  Yes, this was -possible- at the old 83c space, but it generally
> wasn't an issue since it was a very small space and a fairly tight
> community.
> -M
> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 1:06 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >    My understanding is that the original concept
> > of Noisebridge was to be open to the public.

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