[hackerspaces] Do your spaces have a theft problem? How do you deal with it?

Agent 5 ag3nt5 at dc401.org
Wed Jul 20 15:23:45 CEST 2011

We've not had theft issues from our members or neighbors, at The Brain Tank,
due to a generally good environment and. However, a proper coin operated
Soda Machine might be a good idea for you. I've found them for free on
Craigslist in the past. You also could setup one of the webcams you still
have as a deterrent.
We don't record video but our RFID Access Control System requires you swipe
when you enter and leave. Protocol states you are responsible for lost items
if they take-a-walk under your watch. We can always go back to the log to
check. RFID is a very good idea for it's ability to audit.

-Dave Johnson

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Tim Saylor <tim.saylor at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pumping Station: One has had a few things disappear in the last month or
> so.  Mostly small cheap things like usb sticks or webcams, but notably a
> large sum of cash from our soda fridge.  We've made the cash harder to take
> but we can't bolt down everything in the space, so we're thinking of ways to
> solve the problem.  Have any of your spaces had this problem, and what have
> you done about it?
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