[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge is now Members and their Guests only, 24/7 please read and learn about it

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 23:44:25 UTC 2013

It will be interesting to see how Noisebridge culture does or doesn't
change in reaction to these new rules.  So much depends on how they
are implemented.


On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 4:17 PM, Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at appelbaum.net> wrote:
> Leif Ryge:
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 11:41:14AM -0700, Jake wrote:
>>> in every practical way nothing has changed at all.
>>> [...]
>>> Noisebridge continues to be open to the public 24/7 just as it always was.
>> Do you actually believe those two statements? I almost expect you to say "not
>> wittingly" next!
>> The front page of the website now says "Noisebridge is open 24/7 to Members,
>> Associate Members and guests thereof".
>> It seems pretty obvious that people who don't know anyone there would, upon
>> reading that, get the impression that they can't just drop in. I think most
>> people (by a large margin) who have done awesome stuff at Noisebridge didn't
>> know anyone physically present the first times they visited the space. So, I
>> think this policy will have a significant negative impact.
>> As I've said before, I think you're killing the goose that lays golden eggs.
>> I am especially disappointed that this extremely drastic change was adopted at
>> a meeting with only four members present. I hope the membership of Noisebridge
>> will reconsider this.
> I'm similarly disappointed. Selective enforcement of these generally
> impossible to enforce rules will probably attract lawsuits.
> All the best,
> Jake
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