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  • From: Nathan Stratton
  • Date: Tue Aug 20 17:03:54 2002

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, N. Richard Solis wrote:

> I think that getting caught is a good indication that they take the security
> of the facility seriously.  Some places will ban you forever if you violate
> their policies.  The mantrap thing is there for a reason.  People are always
> free to build out their own spaces however they wish.  If you don't like
> their policies, don't colo there.  Build your own.  I like their approach of
> controlling access very tightly.  Overkill is definitely better than
> underkill.  My experience is that a lot of security measures that appear
> ridiculous or redundant actually act as a defense-in-depth strategy.  Their
> practice of requiring a guard to leave the control booth to allow someone in
> instead of using a buzzer may seem stupid but serves an important but not
> entirely well-publicized purpose.

I was not caught, that was my issue. They only gave me a hard time after I
showed them all the issues they had with their security. My issue is they
have very little control.

><>
Nathan Stratton
nathan at robotics.net
http://www.robotics.net





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