[Noisebridge-discuss] Fundraiser Cancelled Due To Harassment
pryankster at gmail.com
Mon May 19 03:34:26 UTC 2014
This saddens me and is part of the reason that I occasionally got
rolling eyes at the Maker Faire this weekend.
I seldom come up to NB anymore because it takes 1.5 to 2 hours each way
and it is becoming a place that just isn't comfortable.
You are entitled to your own opinion.
You are NOT entitled to your own facts.
On 5/16/2014 1:33 PM, Johny Radio wrote:
> I'm cancelling the NB fundraiser and Noise Orchestra concert I've been
> planning because i've been harassed and abused for months, online and
> by phone.
> Details below. Feel free to stop reading here.
> -The Fundraiser announcement i put on the Events page got
> repeatedly vandalized for about a week. I would fix it, then it got
> re-trolled, repeatedly. So i deleted it.
> -When i requested wiki admins block anonymous edits to the NB
> events page, Jeffrey Carl Faden stated that would be "against
> Noisebridge principles". I asked him, "WHICH Noisebridge principle
> says protecting anonymous vandals is more important than protecting
> Noisebridge projects?" He did not respond.
> -The same thing happened to an annoucement i posted about an
> equipment donation from Inventables.com (worth over $600). So i
> deleted that announcement too, and did not attempt to promote the
> event. As a result, the Inventables folks, who brought 6 pizzas, 3
> cases of beer, and a CNC mill to donate to Noisebridge, got barely any
> turnout (well, a lot of non-hacking squatters were happy to eat the
> -Somebody, posted my phone number, real name, gibberish, and
> pornographic verbiage on my noisebridge wiki page. (cached copy)
> -Wiki admins ignored my requests to delete the offending stuff,
> and would not give me access to delete it myself.
> -Jeffrey Carl said he blocked the offending IP. But as a web dev,
> he would know it's easy for a troll to get a new IP, so he would know
> that won't stop the vandals.
> -Jeffrey Carl informed me there's no option to delete the trolled
> versions of my userpage. Oddly, Wikimedia documentation tells how to
> do it.
> -From Slack:
> teratoma: @jeffreyatw good job immortalizing johnny's info
> forever on the wiki.
> jeffreyatw: haha. i noticed i did that. whatever it’s
> available in a bunch of other places too.
> Not sure what that means.
> -Somebody advertised "Johny Radio" selling non-existent hockey
> tickets on craigslist, with my phone number. i was bombarded with
> phone calls from people wanting the tickets.
> -Countless anonymous prank phone calls all times of day and night.
> -Somebody tried (unsuccessfully) to get into my LogMeIn account,
> which might have given them access to my personal computer, or my
> clients' computers.
> -Impersonated on Discuss with an abusive post.
> My feet are turning away from noisebridge. Apparently, that's
> someone's intention. Okie-dokie.
> -johny radio
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