Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA in the media

2014-06-08 Thread Craig Franklin
As someone who usually wears a suit and tie to Wikimedia events when I go (Hong Kong last year was the exception to that for the most part, way too humid), my advice to people would be to wear whatever the hell you feel comfortable in, subject to the normal standards of decency and the local

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 10, Issue 21 -- 04 June 2014

2014-06-08 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
Special report: IEG funding for women's stories: a new approach to the gender gap http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2014-06-04/Special_report Op-ed: Hospitality, jerks, and what I learned—the amazing keynote at WikiConference USA

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA in the media

2014-06-08 Thread Martin Rulsch
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2014-06-04/Op-ed Martin 2014-06-08 12:35 GMT+02:00 edward edw...@logicmuseum.com: On 08/06/2014 11:28, Chris Keating wrote: It's interesting how much this thread reinforces what Sumana said in her keynote at the conference! Chris

[Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread matanya
Hello, Commons licensing policy determines media should be free in source country and in US. I want to propose We change the policy to be: free in source country only, and to cope with US laws where the servers are hosted found a DMCA take down notice Team in OTRS, that will handle requests

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread Simon Knight
Hi Matanya I'm sure there are others with more expertise than me on this list but a) isn't Commons the place to start this process, and b) have you looked at Michael Maggs' proposal (see email copied below from April) to relax the scope of the precautionary principle? That, and the discussion

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread
On 8 June 2014 12:21, matanya mata...@foss.co.il wrote: Hello, Commons licensing policy determines media should be free in source country and in US. I want to propose We change the policy to be: free in source country only, and to cope with US laws where the servers are hosted found a DMCA

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread geni
On 8 June 2014 12:21, matanya mata...@foss.co.il wrote: Hello, Commons licensing policy determines media should be free in source country and in US. I want to propose We change the policy to be: free in source country only, and to cope with US laws where the servers are hosted found a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread Jeevan Jose
BTW, why we have separate policies for Commons and Wikipedia? I just noticed that photographs deleted from Common per not free in source country are restored by our own (Commons) admins in English Wikipedia. Jee On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 5:18 PM, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: On 8 June 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread rupert THURNER
Would it make sense to deploy a server in another country under a domain not owned by the foundation? E.g. Switzerland? Rupert Am 08.06.2014 14:10 schrieb Jeevan Jose jkadav...@gmail.com: BTW, why we have separate policies for Commons and Wikipedia? I just noticed that photographs deleted

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread Simon Knight
See https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_Community_Advocacy/Wikimedia_Server_Location_and_Free_Knowledge -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of rupert THURNER Sent: 08 June 2014 17:27 To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread Yann Forget
Hi, 2014-06-08 21:56 GMT+05:30 rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com: Would it make sense to deploy a server in another country under a domain not owned by the foundation? E.g. Switzerland? I already started that in 2005. It is called Wikilivres: http://wikilivres.ca/ In 2010, I could not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread Simon Knight
Ah, my apologies! Should have given a closer reading S -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of rupert THURNER Sent: 08 June 2014 18:13 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sport photo

2014-06-08 Thread Stevie Benton
The women's FA Cup is a good idea actually. With this, as with any other idea, if there's a UK volunteer keen to take this forward then please do get in touch. You can contact me directly if it helps. WMUK has had some success in arranging credentials for sporting events actually. Recently a