[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Movimento Brasil Statement on Bill 2630/2020

2020-07-14 Thread Chico Venancio
A legislative proposal against Fake News is underway in the House of Representatives in Brazil. Contradictorily, the proposal affects projects that act against misinformation. As it is currently written, bill 2630/2020 may be a severe obstacle for Wikimedia projects in Brazil, as well as other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Membership in and Wikimedia-related proposals for Advisory Commission on Strengthening Vitality of Tatar language

2020-07-14 Thread Camelia Boban
Thank you for the update Farhad, your work is simply fantastic. Camelia -- *Camelia Boban* *| Java EE Developer |* *Affiliations Committee - **Wikimedia Foundation* Diversity WG for Wikimedia Strategy 2030 *Interwiki Women |

[Wikimedia-l] Membership in and Wikimedia-related proposals for Advisory Commission on Strengthening Vitality of Tatar language

2020-07-14 Thread Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad Fatkullin
Dear colleagues, This is to let you know that: 1. on July 6th I was named into the Advisory Commission to the Republic of Tatarstan President on the Matters of Preservation and Strengthening Tatar language vitality (Presidential decree in both Russian

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New essay on the ambiguity of NC licenses

2020-07-14 Thread Alessandro Marchetti via Wikimedia-l
Centralized Wiki for NC files will work. It's the same debate when we started to put metadata on Commons, it did not stop the process, it just made it slower and less efficient, but it remained kinda inevitable. It's the same background, the frustration and confusion of the current situation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Volunteers sought; Interim Trust and Safety Case Review Committee

2020-07-14 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello, all. I just wanted to remind people that we are looking for volunteers. I'm greatly appreciate for those who've volunteered already, but did want to be sure that those who are considering it don't last track of the deadline of July 18th. This committee will be both doing important work by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New essay on the ambiguity of NC licenses

2020-07-14 Thread Erik Moeller
James wrote: > I simply wish that such a position would convince more > organizations. WHO has repeatedly told me that we, as a non-profit, are > already free to use their work and if we chose not to, that is on us. I agree of course that this sort of institutional inertia can be incredibly