Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Advocacy Advisors] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-28 Thread Luis Villa
I've spent a good chunk of the day reading through the first 31 questions; the comments on meta about those questions, and the responses proposed by Dimi and others at http://youcan.fixcopyright.eu/en/full/?guide=wikimedia All the comments essentially agree, with only some small variations. Since

[Wikimedia-l] A letter from WMIL to the Board of Trustees regarding the deletion of images from Commons under URAA

2014-01-28 Thread Yael Meron
Hi everyone, Here is a letter I just sent on behalf of the Board of Wikimedia Israel to the WMF Board of Trustees, regarding the deletion of images from Commons under URAA. The letter is also posted on Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Israel/Letter_to_the_BoT_regarding_URAA We

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Advocacy Advisors] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-28 Thread Michael Maggs
Hi Luis Just a reminder. You do know, I expect, that before filing a submission you are expected by the Commission to register the Foundation with the EU Transparency Register? You are not registered yet. http://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/info/homePage.do?locale=en Best regards

[Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Dear members of the Wikimedia Movement: In the past weeks, I've taken the decision to resign to my position of Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina. This decision was presented to the Board of the chapter past Saturday and it was accepted. For personal and professional reasons, I've decided

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread Anders Wennersten
Good luck in your future endeavors! And much thanks to you for the excellent job you with help of your colleagues have done, making WMAR a model for chapters Anders Osmar Valdebenito skrev 2014-01-28 17:59: Dear members of the Wikimedia Movement: In the past weeks, I've taken the decision

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread Jon Davies
Really sad to see you go. On 28 January 2014 17:11, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.sewrote: Good luck in your future endeavors! And much thanks to you for the excellent job you with help of your colleagues have done, making WMAR a model for chapters Anders Osmar Valdebenito

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread Tonmoy Khan
Hello Osmar, It's really sad to see you go so quick. You have done tons of good works at WMAR we are thankful to you for your earnest efforts. Best of luck with out future plans. Take care Ali Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy) Treasurer Wikimedia Bangladesh ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread sydney . poore
Osmar, Sorry to see you leaving the position. And I'm glad to you are assisting with the transition and plan to stay involved. Best of luck with your future ventures. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sent from my iPhone On Jan 28, 2014, at 11:59, Osmar Valdebenito os...@wikimedia.org.ar wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread Michael Jahn
Take care, Osmar, and all the best to you! Michael -- Michael Jahn Leiter Kommunikation Head of Communications Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. | Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 | 10963 Berlin Tel. (030) 219 158 260 http://wikimedia.de http://www.wikimedia.de/ Stellen Sie sich eine Welt vor, in der jeder

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board of Trustees minutes from the San Francisco meeting

2014-01-28 Thread Stephen LaPorte
At the request of the Chair of the WMF Board of Trustees, we published the minutes of the November 2013 Board Meeting in San Francisco, which you may find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-11-24 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimedia-l] WikiConference USA Announcement

2014-01-28 Thread Pharos
I am very pleased to announce that Wikimedia NYC and Wikimedia DC are working in collaboration to host the first national Wikimedia conference in the United States! Here are the details for the conference: Dates: Friday, May 30, 2014 - Sunday, June 1, 2014 Location: New York Law School (185 West

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaus-l] WikiConference USA Announcement

2014-01-28 Thread Lodewijk
That sounds awesome! Glad it has come to be. Too bad it's so far and expensive to join or I'd have loved to :) Lodewijk 2014-01-28 Pharos pharosofalexand...@gmail.com I am very pleased to announce that Wikimedia NYC and Wikimedia DC are working in collaboration to host the first national

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WikiConference USA Announcement

2014-01-28 Thread Pharos
I am very pleased to announce that Wikimedia NYC and Wikimedia DC are working in collaboration to host the first national Wikimedia conference in the United States! Here are the details for the conference: Dates: Friday, May 30, 2014 - Sunday, June 1, 2014 Location: New York Law School (185 West