[Wikimedia-l] Re: Media coverage in Germany: Enterprise / Advocacy

2022-01-29 Thread Alex Monk
Do you have a source for that number? On Sat, 29 Jan 2022 at 20:38, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > > As for nobody at Wikimedia profiting off the free content created by > volunteers, that is relative. WMF salary costs currently average over > $200,000 per employee. In most parts of the world, that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TLS

2019-11-24 Thread Alex Monk
Sounds like you may have been affected by https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T238038 which would've sent you to a page like https://meta.wikimedia.org/sec-warning Why are you attempting to connect using old versions of TLS? On Sun, 24 Nov 2019 at 20:30, Benjamin Ikuta wrote: > > > Was support

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Persistence of old vandalized Wikipedia articles in Google search, especially for zombie attacks

2019-10-06 Thread Alex Monk
I've had a few successes in the past with getting Google to remove vandalised versions of pages from their cache/main search results using https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/removals?pli=1 - in this case it appears in the knowledge panel but not the cached copy of the page, so it might be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-07-28 Thread Alex Monk
Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe browsers always ignored HPKP rules when presented with a cert signed by a CA that is locally installed rather than default. On Sun, 28 Jul 2019, 12:58 John Erling Blad, wrote: > The Kazakhstan MITM could be stopped by HTTP Public Key Pinning [1], but >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-07-28 Thread Alex Monk
On 28 July 2018 at 03:19, Gregory Varnum wrote: > Thank you to everyone that has provided thoughtful and constructive input > on this discussion, and to the volunteers who are investigating the > possible policy violations. We have some additional information on this > vendor relationship and on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Creation of separate user group for editing sitewide CSS/JS

2018-07-10 Thread Alex Monk
On 10 July 2018 at 12:06, Bodhisattwa Mandal wrote: > 1) Not all communities have been informed about this future change ( > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Distribution_list/Technical_Village_Pumps_ > distribution_list > ) The plan appears to be to do this, maybe it just hasn't happened yet:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status of Wikipedia Zero

2018-07-01 Thread Alex Monk
So we just need someone to populate that table with expiry dates? On 1 July 2018 at 16:41, Steinsplitter Wiki wrote: > https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Mobile_partnerships > > --Steinsplitter > > > Von: Wikimedia-l im Auftrag von > Michael Snow > Gesendet:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board of Trustees April 2018 meeting minutes

2018-06-15 Thread Alex Monk
"*Non-Board members present:* [...], Jaime Villagomez (Treasurer; Chief Financial Officer)" On Fri, 15 Jun 2018, 20:46 James Salsman, wrote: > Hi Chris, > > Thanks for posting the minutes. Regarding "Jaime presented a proposed > revision to the Foundation investment policy that shifted to a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recent statement on the block of Wikipedia in Turkey

2018-05-24 Thread Alex Monk
I think they can see the subdomain too (i.e. en.wikipedia.org or tr.wikipedia.org) but yeah. On Thu, 24 May 2018, 09:13 James Hare, wrote: > On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 12:55 AM, David Cuenca Tudela > wrote: > > > Hi Eileen, > > > > Thanks for the follow up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Discussion about proposed Technical Code of Conduct (TCC)

2016-11-20 Thread Alex Monk
On 20 November 2016 at 13:35, Jonathan Cardy wrote: > > The nastiest trolling, personal attacks and certainly the rape and murder > threats will get people blocked anywhere in the movement except maybe, > definitely in the past but hopefully not today, on IRC. > I

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

2016-03-13 Thread Alex Monk
On 13 March 2016 at 20:07, Antoine Musso wrote: > Volunteers (ie neither staff or contractors) might have to sign a NDA > whenever they get privileged access. The process is on: > https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Volunteer_NDA > > What I suspect is granting public read

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook as a discussion mediam

2016-02-23 Thread Alex Monk
On 23 February 2016 at 12:17, Andrew Lih wrote: > > > The main disadvantage is the lack of good archiving - it is pretty hard > to > > find something on fb after say - half a year. > > > Compare that to IRC which disallows logging altogether. It’s not just hard > to find

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Board-l] Fwd: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-22 Thread Alex Monk
On 22 January 2016 at 22:00, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > fwiw, A few days ago Jimmy disclosed that "James voted in favor of Arnnon". > https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff=prev=700325768 I'm not sure I'd call it a disclosure since it had already been made public 11 days

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-16 Thread Alex Monk
On 16 January 2016 at 10:08, Yury Bulka wrote: > MZMcBride writes: > > A few years ago, the Wikimedia Foundation switched over to the Google > Apps > > platform, which means that most e-mail sent on the wikimedia.org domain > is > > now

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] slow death of anyone can edit concept (was: let's elect people to serve on the wikimedia engineering community team! (brainstorming))

2014-08-09 Thread Alex Monk
Not for me... On 9 August 2014 15:27, svetlana svetl...@fastmail.com.au wrote: On Sat, 9 Aug 2014, at 23:11, James Forrester wrote: [..] https://imgur.com/a/JFN9y​ 404 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF's volunteers

2014-07-14 Thread Alex Monk
This is very weird. Remember that we are a (multi-lingual, cough cough) community with a Foundation - not the other way around. There's no need for this kind of weird organisation of volunteering related to Wikimedia. What was the purpose of this page? Alex Monk (in my capacity as a volunteer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Alex Monk
On 25 June 2014 23:29, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Please help us improve this app by sending a note to our mailing list, mobile-android-wikipe...@wikimedia.org. Not mobile-l ? Is the above a private list? All lists are @lists.wikimedia.org. This address points to an OTRS queue

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-03-03 Thread Alex Monk
report. Best, pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 6:38 AM, Alex Monk kren...@gmail.com wrote: Apparently

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-03-01 Thread Alex Monk
Apparently they got no response: http://www.finlandtimes.fi/national/2014/03/01/5137/Wikipediafailstomeetdeadlineonpolicerequest On 10 February 2014 15:41, Jane Darnell jane...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, he would definitely have enjoyed this one 2014-02-10 9:51 GMT+01:00, Leinonen Teemu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-02-07 Thread Alex Monk
Has anyone translated the email into English? Would be interesting to see what it says... Alex Monk On 7 February 2014 21:33, Leinonen Teemu teemu.leino...@aalto.fi wrote: Hi, I just got a message that the Finnish Police have asked the fi.wikipedia, by sending an email to the wikifi-ad