Re: [Wikimedia-l] RE : Moving the technical infrastructure out of the US

2020-10-01 Thread Pascal Martin
Me again Antoine, I remembered this partnership between WMF and Orange, the French telecom operator. https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Press_releases/Orange_and_Wikimedia_announce_partnership_April_2009/en It seems to me to remember that during this partnership that the database was

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedian of the Year 2020 livestream event - 15 October

2020-10-01 Thread Chris Koerner
Greetings, The Wikimedia Foundation would like to invite you to attend a livestream event with Wikimedia Foundation CEO Katherine Maher and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales to announce the 2020 Wikimedian of the Year. Learn more about the event on Diff.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updates from Wikimedia Foundation Board

2020-10-01 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear Nataliia -- Any update on the first two points? Does the BGC recommend a Bylaws update or an election this calendar year? Posting minutes for the last 3

[Wikimedia-l] RE : Moving the technical infrastructure out of the US

2020-10-01 Thread Pascal Martin
Good evening Antoine, France is a country full of laws which are not respected, it is the old continent that you want :) Ex: it was not until 2013 that women could wear pants in Paris, and I assure you that women wore pants before that date.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020

2020-10-01 Thread Shani Evenstein
Thanks for the reminder, Kiril. Looks like a really great online program! Good luck to all the speakers and looking forward to CEEing some of you there. :) Shani. On Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 11:06 PM Kiril Simeonovski < kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > I would like to inform you

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedians for Sustainable Development - September Newsletter

2020-10-01 Thread Jan Ainali
This is our tenth newsletter, covering September 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 13 and 15. *Meetings* - Online meeting October 4 (SDG all) [1] - Online meeting October 18 (SDG all) [1] *Activities* - Ongoing: The 'Climate Translation Project' (SDG 13) [17]

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020

2020-10-01 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Dear all, I would like to inform you that we are almost at the onset of the Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020 , which will take place from 2–4 October. We have prepared a conference programme with a variety of topics covered by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustees elections, membership, quorum, and

2020-10-01 Thread Bill Takatoshi
After I asked my questions on September 4, I was sent the message below by some role account I've never heard of, asking about claims that have used the names of five other people. I don't edit under my real name, but I have never used the names in the linked forum postings. The linked posts also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moving the technical infrastructure out of the US

2020-10-01 Thread Antoine Musso
On 30/09/2020 13:55, Pascal Martin wrote: Hi all, Maybe one way in France : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renater I could contact them if it s possible, and more particularly the criann he would only charge for electricity. At the same time this allows to be able to save energy for users who

[Wikimedia-l] 2021 Ombuds Commission nominations now open

2020-10-01 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all, Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as many community members as possible. Please feel free to forward this to any other community mailing lists you believe are relevant. It's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moving the technical infrastructure out of the US

2020-10-01 Thread WereSpielChequers
For many years my part of England used to rely on a radio station based in Luxembourg. When it comes to potential host countries for Wikimedia there is a lot to be said for choosing a country that is small enough to rather like the idea of hosting the world's favourite reference site, even if that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moving the technical infrastructure out of the US

2020-10-01 Thread Peter Southwood
If things are as bad as that then there should be and might already be an offshore backup, possibly more than one, as it is a no-brainer, and I don’t think WMF tech management and the board are stupid, and nor are those who would wish to prevent it from happening. But plausible deniability.