We are still in process of defining the work that needs to be done for
compliance. We are planning a cross Departmental program as part of annual plan
which will include all the necessary work - so Phabricator has not been
populated yet. This is a great time for input like this so I encourage you to
discuss it with John and Tony. Thanks Tom!
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> On Feb 19, 2018, at 7:38 PM, Tom <t...@hutch4.us> wrote:
> Thanks Victoria
> My main concern and this should include any wiki admin with an open
> registration on their wiki, is there any available information on the
> technical side?
> I found a few tasks on phabricator but nothing specific for handling explicit
> consent of users nor any tools for wiki admins using the MediaWiki software
> to assist them with compliance of GDPR. There are many open source projects
> scrambling to improve user registration and user account tools making sure
> websites run by their software is ready for GDPR.
> Yes, a few things can be handled with extensions, but at best they would be
> patch and make compliance difficult.
>> On Feb 19, 2018, at 7:47 PM, Victoria Coleman <vcole...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> Hi Tom,
>> John Bennett, our Security Director, and Tony Sebro, our Deputy General
>> Counsel, are leading our work on GDPR compliance. It is a significant
>> priority for both Tech and the Legal departments at the WMF.
>>> On Feb 19, 2018, at 7:15 PM, Tom <t...@hutch4.us> wrote:
>>> Hey Everyone
>>> Is there any roadmap for MediaWiki that addresses the EU’s GDPR (General
>>> Data Protection Regulation) being enforced as of 28 May 2018?
>>> Mainly addressing user registration on websites and holding what the EU
>>> deems personally identifiable information of EU residents such as
>>> usernames, real names, email addresses, etc. A method to prove consent such
>>> as a checkbox for Terms of Service and the date consent was given.
>>> From the read of GDPR, it effects any company or organization (even those
>>> outside the EU) who store data on someone living in the EU.
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