[clug] The rights of Geeks

Alastair D'Silva deece at newmillennium.net.au
Mon May 19 21:30:25 EST 2003

Pretty sure . . . They didn't stop my fiancee or another friend, who
both had digital cameras (that the staff saw), or another friend with a

When I queried the manager about them afterwards, he said he didn't

It may not have been intentional, but the end result was definitely
discriminatory, as it was not applied equally to all.

On Mon, 2003-05-19 at 10:51, Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:
> Are you sure it was discrimination? Patrons at the premiere (Aka media,
> stars and celebrities) were frisked with a metal detector to make sure no-one
> tried to sneak in recording devices. On that sort of precedent, staff would be
> inclined to view a laptop as a potential recording device.
> You may have experienced the unreasonable paranoia that is today's movie industry.
> Cheers,
> Antti
> P.S. Someone pointed out to me that the hacking was actually nmap. :o)

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