Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement clauses

2016-03-14 Thread Risker
Well, Pete, I certainly interpreted Nathan's question as being specific enough to require that a number be given. On 14 March 2016 at 14:28, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM, Risker <risker...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Ther

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement clauses

2016-03-14 Thread Risker
mpact on their future earnings and ability to secure future employment. Risker/Anne On 14 March 2016 at 13:37, Nathan <nawr...@gmail.com> wrote: > We need to distinguish between the personal and private details of > individuals and the policies of the WMF around management of e

Re: [Wikimedia-l] about staff

2016-03-09 Thread Risker
as it is in Europe. None of this has any bearing whatsoever on the Wikimedia Foundation; I have no doubt it would follow the applicable legislation should the employees wish to unionize. Risker/Anne On 9 March 2016 at 08:12, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hoi, > It i

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement clauses

2016-03-12 Thread Risker
on the nature of the disclosure. There have been transparency problems, no question about it. But they had nothing to do with NDAs. Let's leave NDAs out of it at this point. They're absolutely not within Community Engagement's purview. Risker/Anne On 12 March 2016 at 22:11, Andreas Kolbe <ja

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement clauses

2016-03-12 Thread Risker
"Requests for transparency" is highly inaccurate; what you are requesting is information. The two are not synonymous. I have moved the page to the more correct name. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_information On 12 March 2016 at 22:18, SarahSV wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF non-disclosure agreements and non-disparagement clauses

2016-03-12 Thread Risker
ct of board/executive transparency) or human resources issue (in respect of NDAs). It's pretty obvious from what has bubbled to the surface over the last few months that transparency was NOT just an issue from the community perspective. Perhaps a transparency officer in Legal might make sense.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-10 Thread Risker
Katherine, thank you for agreeing to take on this responsibility. I look forward to working with you and the rest of the team in the months to come. Risker/Anne On 10 March 2016 at 22:52, Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote: > Katherine, > > Welcome, and best of luck in your n

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-02 Thread Risker
Wow, Andreas. That's taking several major leaps of logic. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Any reason why you brought these rather extraordinary assumptions to this mailing list before Susanna had even had a chance to respond to your question at her nomination page? Risker/Anne On 2 March

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Risker
On 3 March 2016 at 10:36, Brion Vibber <bvib...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > On Mar 3, 2016 7:00 AM, "Risker" <risker...@gmail.com> wrote: > Those who think it's an easy task that should be > > able to be done practically after the meeting is over tend to have no

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Risker
On 3 March 2016 at 09:22, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: > On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 9:15 AM, Risker <risker...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > > For the WMF board, we throw in the additional complexity of having a > large > > part o

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-03 Thread Risker
ns needs to deal with. I would love for the board to be able to complete and approve their meeting minutes within a few weeks. I understand why they have a hard time. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-07 Thread Risker
us. Pierre's concern is that the board thought it was a good idea to keep an ED with a 90% staff disapproval rating. Risker/Anne On 7 March 2016 at 18:24, jytdog <jyt...@gmail.com> wrote: > Pierre that is exactly what I struggle with. You are saying that throwing > integrity out th

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Qualities for the next long-term WMF executive director

2016-03-06 Thread Risker
, or a non-profit. It strikes me that the key question the Board needs to think about is whether they want a manager, a leader or a visionary. Risker/Anne On 7 March 2016 at 01:48, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > On the topic of researching what makes someone a successful CEO (a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-06 Thread Risker
I agree with Craig on the most reasonable interpretation of the limited commentary from the Board in recent weeks. Indeed, it would be quite normal, even expected, to include a mutual non-disparagement clause in any separation agreement, which by its very nature is confidential. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Audit Committee observers

2016-04-04 Thread Risker
for this oversight role. Risker/Anne On 4 April 2016 at 16:54, Greg Varnum <gvar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Forward on behalf of Kelly Battles. > > > > Hello All - > > My name is Kelly Bodnar Battles and I am honored to have joined the > Wikimedia Foundation Board of Tr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Fwd: Invitation to upcoming office hours with interim ED

2016-05-04 Thread Risker
Just noting that 1700-1800 PDT on Wednesday May 11 is -0100 UTC on Thursday May 12. Based on the link given, this seems to be when the meeting will be held. Please verify. Risker/Anne On 4 May 2016 at 21:28, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > Forwarding. > > Pine > --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-15 Thread Risker
aisals should be published. It would probably violate quite a few labour and human rights laws, not to mention the separation agreement that no doubt exists. That's not transparency, it's prurience. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: htt

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Our problem with India

2016-06-28 Thread Risker
languages of the Indian subcontinent, and that somehow it is the WMF's fault. Risker/Anne On 28 June 2016 at 11:51, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 4:47 PM, Anders Wennersten > <m...@anderswennersten.se> wrote: > > I have been acti

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Our problem with India

2016-06-28 Thread Risker
On 28 June 2016 at 12:24, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:01 PM, Risker <risker...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Milos, I read the points you are making in your initial post, and I > cannot > > tell what actions you are seeking. I am

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Google returning outdated text snippet

2016-08-07 Thread Risker
r articles on a near-constant basis, as well, but they don't scan everything in real time. I have seen very good results using this process, often within the hour. Risker On 7 August 2016 at 20:24, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Pax, > > I believe that WMF Discovery is the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Niels Christian Nielsen appointed to Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

2017-02-13 Thread Risker
publishing of biographical information of notable-only-on-Wikipedia people. Please stop doing this. Risker/Anne On 13 February 2017 at 19:43, Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > I find all of these to be deeply non relevant. Though they might be > relevant according to standard en.w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] New members of the Affiliations Committee

2017-01-17 Thread Risker
Thank you to all of you - those who have served AffCom so admirably, those who are stepping up to take on these responsibilities, and those who are continuing their dedicated service. Risker/Anne On 17 January 2017 at 23:15, Nabin K. Sapkota <nboycreationne...@gmail.com>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More politics: "WMF Annual Report"

2017-03-01 Thread Risker
that this can be pulled back and edited properly, preferably by a bunch of actual Wikipedia editors who know how to write neutrally on controversial topics. I've volunteered in the Wikimedia movement for more than a decade at least in part because it was not a political advocacy organization, so I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] General Counsel Search | Job Description

2016-09-20 Thread Risker
Hello Amy - This mailing list doesn't permit attachments for security reasons. Could you please link to the job description on a publicly accessible page? Thanks. Risker/Anne On 20 September 2016 at 19:48, Amy Elder <ael...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all, > > Over the past few

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Elections Committee

2016-08-25 Thread Risker
itself. I wish you all the very best - you have an opportunity to have a significant impact in the governance of the Wikimedia Foundation. Risker/Anne On 20 July 2016 at 21:00, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: > Dear members of the Wikimedia community, > > As you

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

2016-11-17 Thread Risker
. The Ombudsperson will publicly document the complaint, and investigate as needed. On behalf of the FDC, Anne Clin / Risker FDC Chair [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/FDC_recommendations/2016-2017_round_1 [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Congratulation, Hebrew Wikipedia

2017-01-01 Thread Risker
Well done! Risker/Anne On 1 January 2017 at 10:46, Orsolya Virág Gyenes <orsolyavi...@gmail.com> wrote: > Congratulations on the milestone! Mazel Tov! > > Orsolya > > 2016. dec. 29. 16:11 ezt írta ("Itzik - Wikimedia Israel" < > it...@wikimedia.org.il>):

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Maithili Wikipedia surpasses 10k articles

2017-01-01 Thread Risker
Congratulations! Risker/Anne On 1 January 2017 at 20:28, Biplab Anand <biplaban...@gmail.com> wrote: > No not at all. > On 1 Jan 2017 22:49, "MF-Warburg" <mfwarb...@googlemail.com> wrote: > > > Congratulations. > > Was this supported by bots? >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Where is WMF with pursuing companies that offer paid editing services

2017-01-05 Thread Risker
of hiring the staff and paying the bills to address undisclosed paid editing to the point that there is a genuine effect. Risker/Anne On 5 January 2017 at 13:53, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote: > I should add: I spent a few months following the various AFD queues on >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Hardware donation program

2017-03-17 Thread Risker
with depreciated, verified-safe hardware sharing this hardware with other Wikimedians, though - it's a great idea. Laptops are the right things to start with; there may come a time where other electronic equipment can be shared in a similar way. Risker/Anne On 17 March 2017 at 17:11, Asaf Bartov

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's go gender neutral

2017-04-06 Thread Risker
family - proposal for a new idea, well-informed discussion, good faith assumed on everyone's part. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [arbcom-l] Where is WMF with pursuing companies that offer paid editing services

2017-04-12 Thread Risker
reflect two news stories I learned about today. I got to the Wikipedia articles on both of those subjects by following links in online reports by commercial news outlets. Risker/Anne On 13 April 2017 at 00:01, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm bumping this thread because there has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More politics: "WMF Annual Report"

2017-03-02 Thread Risker
Please Peter. If the WMF was based in either of those places, it would be a very different organization. And in neither case would it be focusing its annual report on some other country's political system. Risker/Anne On 3 March 2017 at 01:20, Peter Southwood <peter.southw...@telkomsa.net>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More politics: "WMF Annual Report"

2017-03-02 Thread Risker
really increase focus on the lack of online accessibility - something that dovetails strongly with our mission - is a glaring omission. On this point, I agree with John Vandenberg. And I'm sorry, Zack, but given the fact that so many of these issues are directly linked to real-world activities that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Draft Code of Conduct for Technical Spaces

2017-03-07 Thread Risker
a hard time sorting out some of the comments that have been made in this thread. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [arbcom-l] Where is WMF with pursuing companies that offer paid editing services

2017-04-14 Thread Risker
ll advertisements. Don't blame Burger King for leveraging exactly what we're doing ourselves. Risker/Anne On 14 April 2017 at 12:39, Gabriel Thullen <gabr...@thullen.com> wrote: > This advertising campaign is particularly interesting, it appears that this > is the first time we can tal

[Wikimedia-l] Funds Dissemination Committee Recommendations - Round 2 of 2016-17

2017-05-15 Thread Risker
, as well. The Ombudsperson will publicly document the complaint, and investigate as needed. On behalf of the FDC, Anne Clin / Risker FDC Chair [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/FDC_recommendations/2016-2017_round_2 [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funds Dissemination Committee Recommendations - Round 2 of 2016-17

2017-05-16 Thread Risker
nly reviews and provides feedback on the draft annual plan. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chief Communications Officer search & job description

2017-05-27 Thread Risker
to screen directly for political affiliation - and possibly illegal to do so. Risker/Anne On 27 May 2017 at 23:53, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Joady, > > Thank you for publishing this. Overall I like this draft. I would like to > offer two comments. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's set up a Tor onion service for Wikipedia

2017-06-13 Thread Risker
through hard-blocked VPNs. I can't speak for other projects, but I can say that on enwiki there are both administrators and functionaries who are liberal in their granting of IPBE. I sometimes find it odd that nobody asks me directly to help them out; I think I've granted it every time I was aske

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's set up a Tor onion service for Wikipedia

2017-06-05 Thread Risker
better than nothing. And yes, the place to ask is at Global IPBE, because getting IPBE on only one project is unhelpful if one also pitches in elsewhere (Wikidata, Commons, etc.). Risker/Anne On 5 June 2017 at 19:34, MZMcBride <z...@mzmcbride.com> wrote: > Cristian Consonni wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New style banner - A heads up

2017-08-23 Thread Risker
er the banner that pushes down the content over the one that covers it because I could still navigate through the article. (For the record, I am on a fast computer and using the highest speed internet available for residential use in Canada - and the second banner managed to still freeze my computer.)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How can we fix the two-stage page loading problem?

2017-09-03 Thread Risker
out about an overarching banner, it's from someone who knows I "do" Wikipedia, and they're complaining to me. I have to disabuse them of the idea that any editor is likely to be able to change this... Risker/Anne On 3 September 2017 at 13:44, James Heilman <jmh...@gma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocks which appear to demonstrate prejudice against minorities

2019-01-02 Thread Risker
ll accounts; in this case, if it disallows usernames that imply sexual preference regardless of what that preference is. It seems to me that the WMF Trust & Safety group would probably be the right group to examine this. Risker/Anne On Wed, 2 Jan 2019 at 09:42, Ariel Glenn WMF wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Survey about the Foundation's Mission

2019-01-16 Thread Risker
. I am not sure that James needs to remain a contributor to this list. Risker/Anne On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 11:56, James Salsman wrote: > On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 1:23 AM Kevin Payravi > wrote: > > > > I've heard confusion from a couple folks and want to make sure i

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Risker
cy is here: < https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Revision_deletion#Criteria_for_redaction> Risker/Anne On Mon, 14 Jan 2019 at 13:20, effe iets anders wrote: > Thanks for those questions. > > Just as clarification, I'm talking about hiding revisions with the effect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Risker
in the history. I suspect that English Wikipedia has lower thresholds for both revision-deletion and suppression because it has historically been the project that is most abused, sometimes in ways that I'd be hesitant to publicly describe. Risker/Anne (English Wikipedia oversighter) On Mon, 14

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Page views of male/female biographies?

2018-12-05 Thread Risker
there is also an inherent bias in that there are far fewer biographical articles about women in most categories, as compared to men. Risker/Anne On Wed, 5 Dec 2018 at 18:20, David Cuenca Tudela wrote: > Hi Tilman, > > I disagree with your appraisal that there are better venues for my

Re: [Wikimedia-l] America may go bizarro, but Wikipedia has a choice to make

2019-01-09 Thread Risker
Glenn of the WMF may be the best person to ask since they seem to be managing the process of making the files available. Risker/Anne On Wed, 9 Jan 2019 at 06:44, Fæ wrote: > Location: This is a tangent, one that has been raised before as a > /non-answer/ to the issue of actually g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Iberoconf 2019 - Declaration of Santiago regarding affiliates' rights and responsabilities

2019-02-22 Thread Risker
ring our research. We will take these points into consideration as we develop our recommendations. Risker/Anne (As a member of the R Strategy Working Group) [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Working_Groups/Roles_%26_Responsibilities On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 at 2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread Risker
I wish you a lot of joy in your retirement, Erik. We will miss you and all of your work to help us become a more transparent organization. Risker/Anne On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 at 05:42, Magnus Manske via Wikimedia-l < wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: > Erik, > > thanks for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-15 Thread Risker
r certain of our projects should be left by the wayside, but I will note that there are significant variations in the "popularity" of various projects between language groups as well as cultural groups. Risker/Anne On Sun, 14 Apr 2019 at 09:28, Philippe Beaudette wrote: > As usual, Phoebe st

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive

2019-05-14 Thread Risker
lar aspect of the mission statement should be a recommendation that gets included in the final reports - regardless of which entity assumes responsibility for it or who pays for it. Risker/Anne On Tue, 14 May 2019 at 18:03, Nathan wrote: > The Internet Archive, incidentally, already seems to ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-12 Thread Risker
really good ideas to me, but there are ones that I don't really think are a great idea, too. Risker/Anne On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 at 12:25, Ziko van Dijk wrote: > Am Mo., 12. Aug. 2019 um 17:51 Uhr schrieb Nicole Ebber < > nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de>: > > > Dear all,. > > &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [LGBT] Best practices for awarding scholarships

2019-10-07 Thread Risker
you expect in return for the scholarship. Risker/Anne On Mon, 7 Oct 2019 at 16:39, Lane Rasberry wrote: > Hello, > > I have wished that eventually when people apply for scholarships or even > when they attend wiki events they create profiles for themselves in > Wikidata so th

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [LGBT] Best practices for awarding scholarships

2019-10-09 Thread Risker
think it's terrible use of Wikidata to use it to store what are essentially the personnel records of Wikimedia volunteers. Risker/Anne On Wed, 9 Oct 2019 at 09:52, Henry Wood wrote: > Risker > > > I'm pretty shocked at this idea; in fact, if someone created a Wikidata > > profile

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ombuds Commission now accepting nominations for 2020

2019-10-09 Thread Risker
uot; committee, charged with enforcing WMF board-approved policies, most particularly the privacy policy. Risker/Anne On Wed, 9 Oct 2019 at 16:44, Pine W wrote: > Hello, > > Sorry that I'm late replying to this thread. I have been very busy in the > past few weeks. > &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 147, Issue 43

2016-06-20 Thread risker . wp
Given the activities of the past year, I think it is fairly obvious that succession planning had not made it to the top of the priority list - there are interim leaders in several roles now, many of whom are stepping up in ways that were not planned. Risker/Anne Sent from my BlackBerry device

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