[Wikimedia-l] Copy and Paste Detection Bot

2015-04-03 Thread James Heilman
The new and improved version of the copy and detection bot that we at [[WP: MED]] have been using for nearly a year [ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:EranBot/Copyright here] is nearly ready to be expanded to other topic areas. It can be found here [

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-04-03 Thread Jens Best
Hi Peter, The complete quote goes: There must be another way to work for the value of free knowledge for the people but to destroy net neutrality and the experience of an open web in the very beginning at the same time. When it comes to schools and other educational organisations in developing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] New Wikimedia Foundation report on activities in 2014

2015-04-03 Thread Aleksey Bilogur
Still, in my assessment it is lacking on concrete details. There are many terms that are coined and movements cited which are not definitively explained, in some cases with hints that the departments doing the reporting have not themselves yet arrived at precise meaning. I suppose that, like the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: WMF to file suit against the NSA

2015-04-03 Thread Austin Hair
Okay, but seriously, please stop resurrecting this thread. If you think it's important that something be done, start a new one, and *actually suggest something* rather than just copying articles from somewhere else. Austin On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 1:58 AM, Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copy and Paste Detection Bot

2015-04-03 Thread rubin.happy
Hi, James. Is the source code available anywhere? IF you want to try your bot in other languages, I could help you with testing in Russian Wikipedia :) Best regards. rubin16 2015-04-03 12:07 GMT+03:00 James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com: The new and improved version of the copy and detection bot

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copy and Paste Detection Bot

2015-04-03 Thread Rui Correia
Hi James I often suspect copy-paste and find exact matches of the text elsewhere. However, whereas one can painstakingly (unless there is a trick that I am not aware of) ascertain when text was enetered into an article, it is not always possible to know when the other text first appeared on the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 11, Issue 13 -- 01 April 2015

2015-04-03 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
In focus: WMF's latest strategy document shows successes, vagueness, and the need for better data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-04-01/In_focus In the media: Wiki-PR duo bulldoze a piñata store; Wifione arbitration case; French parliamentary plagiarism

[Wikimedia-l] Copy and Paste Detection Bot

2015-04-03 Thread James Heilman
1) Yes the source code is available. User:Eran has posted it here https://github.com/valhallasw/plagiabot 2) This bot ONLY works on new edits within a couple of hours of them occurring. This reducing the number of false positives. It DOES NOT look at old edits. 3) This requires human follow up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing: The Wikipedia Prize!

2015-04-03 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi Brian, 2015-03-30 0:25 GMT+02:00 Brian reflect...@gmail.com: Although the initial goal of the Netflix Prize was to design a collaborative filtering algorithm, it became notorious when the data was used to de-anonymize Netflix users. Researchers proved that given just a user's movie ratings