[Wikimedia-l] My nomination for the Internet Society Board of Trustees

2019-02-05 Thread Mike Godwin
Hi, folks. I'm just writing to let you know that I've been nominated for election to the Internet Society Board of Trustees. I stressed in my submissions to the nominating committee that I believe responding to growing demands for more content regulation by infrastructure providers, as well as

[Wikimedia-l] The case for the Wikimedia Foundation as an ORCID member organisation

2019-02-05 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Earlier I posted the following text on my blogpost and as it concerns the Wikimedia Foundation and how it deals with its research, it is very much a subject that needs discussion for instance on this list. Thanks, GerardM The Wikimedia Foundation is a research organisation. No two

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is now CEO and ED of the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-02-05 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Congratulations, Katherine! Regards, Scott - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Scott_WorldUnivAndSch - On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 1:44 PM Philippe Beaudette wrote: > This is a common sense, reasonable update. Nice work. :) > > On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 10:21 AM MarĂ­a Sefidari > wrote: > > > Dear

[Wikimedia-l] Picture of the Year | 2018 | round 1 voting open

2019-02-05 Thread Steinsplitter Wiki
Dear Wikimedians, We are happy to announce that the 2018 Picture of the Year competition is now open. This is the thirteenth edition of POTY. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons (FP) during the year 2018, to produce a single Picture of the Year.

[Wikimedia-l] 2019 Ombuds Commission

2019-02-05 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all, I'm writing with information about the Ombuds Commission (OC), the small group of volunteers who investigate complaints about violations of the privacy policy, and in particular concerning the use of CheckUser and Oversight tools, on any Wikimedia project for the Board of Trustees. I