[GSBN] Libraries can still burn

Jacob Racusin buildnatural at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 8 10:32:14 CDT 2016


Bruce,

Sometimes, it's not until you lose something that you realize how valuable
it is. I tried to access the BuildWell Library last night for some info,
and then 30 minutes later saw your email. Your service to our community has
not gone unnoticed, and I am so sorry to hear of the attack on your
websites. I'm glad that no physical harm as come, yet it is an attack
nonetheless - may the recovery come swiftly, thank you for everything you
do as a leader in this community!

All the best,
Jacob

On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 11:19 PM, Bruce EBNet <bruce at ecobuildnetwork.org>
wrote:

>
> David & CASBA, thank you!
>
> Bill, thank you, too!  We’ll give a shout when out of the worst of this &
> other calamities.
>
> Thank you all, thengyaverramuch,
>
> Bruce
>
>
> On Jul 7, 2016, at 7:38 PM, Bill Christensen <lists at sustainablesources.com>
> wrote:
>
> Bruce,
>
> Sorry to hear!
>
> Fortunately, you have actually been backed up, at least in part, by
> Archive.org.   A very useful resource, which has helped us recover a
> number of "poofed" sites as well as in a lawsuit to prove that the
> defendant (our client) had NOT changed the wording on their site after the
> fact.
>
> See:
>
> http://web.archive.org/web/20160610122740/http://ecobuildnetwork.org/
>
> http://web.archive.org/web/20160306144204/http://buildwelllibrary.org/
>
> http://web.archive.org/web/20160308161742/http://greenbuildingpress.com/
>
> http://web.archive.org/web/20160309074104/http://bruce-king.com/
>
>
> They don't do as well with database-driven sites, but luckily your sites
> structure allowed them to grab all the pages I looked for.  You may need to
> restore attached documents.
>
> Let me know if you need some assistance.  I'm currently between contracts
> and might be able to give a hand.
>
>
>
> On 7/7/16 4:54 PM, Bruce EBNet wrote:
>
>
> Dear GSBNers —
>
> Some of you know that the ancient library of Alexandria — the greatest
> collection of knowledge ever, at that time — was burned, with a loss of
> everything in it.
>
> In today’s world it can happen even faster, as when a hacker commandeers
> your website and then you find that your host wasn’t actually backing up
> and then . . . poof!  Gone.
>
> So it has gone with the BuildWell Source, the library we have been slowly
> raising online so that y’all could have easy access to technical and other
> information when you need it.  About 150 people, like many of you, have
> used it and contributed useful stuff for everyone’s benefit, and we thank
> you.  And we’re very sorry, it has gone Poof.
>
> We are rebuilding that site as fast as we can, but it will take a while.
>  (Ditto Ecological Building Network, bruce-king.com and Green Building
> Press.)  I’ll let you know when it’s back up, and hopefully we can together
> build an even better resource to serve the growth and effective practice of
> natural building.
>
> A major bummer, for sure, but in the end a “first world problem” — no one
> is getting shot or starved or abused.
>
> I feel very grateful to be able to work with y’all.
>
> Bruce “Poof the magic dragon” King
> Ecological Building Network
> (415) 987-7271
> bruce at bruce-king.com
>
>
>
>
>
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Jacob Deva Racusin
Co-Owner
New Frameworks Natural Design/Build
1 Mill St., Ste. 163
Burlington, VT 05470
(802) 782-7783
jacob at newframeworks.com
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