Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor safety and anonymity: ending IP address exposure?

2016-11-17 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Brion Vibber wrote: > 1) Eliminate IP address exposure for non-logged-in editors. Those editors > should be either given a random, truly anonymous identifier, or required to > create a pseudonym as a login. > I filed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-17 Thread Pine W
As a reminder: IRC is governed by Freenode. Channels can have their own rules, and there are widely varying systems of internal governance for Wikimedia IRC channels. I think it's important to note that WMF and the Wikimedia community are guests on Freenode, and I'm uncomfortable with the

[Wikimedia-l] Funds Dissemination Committee Recommendations for Round 1 2016-2017

2016-11-17 Thread Risker
Dear Wikimedians, The Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) meets twice a year to make recommendations about how to effectively allocate movement funds to achieve the Wikimedia movement's mission, vision, and strategy. This is now the 9th round of allocations made by the FDC, and we met in person

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-17 Thread Matthew Flaschen
On 11/17/2016 04:57 PM, C. Scott Ananian wrote: I would love to have a broader discussion about communication in the projects more generally. As you know, we currently have a few mechanisms (and please correct any mischaracterizations in the below): As people may know, we are working on a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-17 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 5:32 PM, Andrew Lih wrote: > Love it or hate it, Facebook as a way of linking together Wikimedians > across languages is a big plus (eg. projects like #100wikidays). > Ooh, man, you're pushing my hot button topics! I proposed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiDonne

2016-11-17 Thread Sydney Poore
WooHoo!! Glad to have you in the Wikimedia affiliate family! Sydney Poore User FloNight Co-Founder WikiWomen, Kentucky Wikimedians, WikiConference North America User Groups Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 2:29 PM, Maor Malul wrote: > Dear all, > > It is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-17 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 3:36 AM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:37 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak > wrote: > > Until we have better tech available, I want to assure you that I want to > be > > available, and apart from Meta, I gladly offer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiConference North America

2016-11-17 Thread Leigh Thelmadatter
How do you sign up to be a member of the group? From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Maor Malul Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2016 12:36:07 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiConference North America

2016-11-17 Thread Maor Malul
Dear all, I am pleased to announce the recognition of another Wikimedia User Group, this time based in the USA: WikiConference North America [1] At the end of WikiConference North America 2016, celebrated last month in San Diego, the organizing team announced the creation of a permanent

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiDonne

2016-11-17 Thread Maor Malul
Dear all, It is my pleasure to announce, on behalf of the Affiliations Committee, the recognition of another Wikimedia User Group: WikiDonne [1] As the name indicates, their area of focus is content related to women across the different Wikimedia projects, especially in Italian. They also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Update on WMF account compromises

2016-11-17 Thread Pine W
Good point about MITM doing script injection, which I hadn't fully considered. I'm not sure that going to HTTPS would solve everything (e.g. that alone wouldn't prevent the origin site from reading passwords that someone enters into the tool, and HTTPS is not foolproof) but it would indeed be a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Update on WMF account compromises

2016-11-17 Thread Pine W
I'm not sure that I agree with that assessment *of password strength testing tools* (not humans), for a couple of reasons. 0. Weak passwords are a huge problem, and may be closely related to the weakness that the attackers are currently using to compromise Wikimedia accounts. As far as I know,