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

2020-09-30 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi all, We have had discussions on this with many Wikimedians over the years, but frankly, the issue never seemed pressing enough to pursue more seriously. Some points made that I remember where: - Perhaps it is enough to just have back-up servers in another jurisdictions that could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-27 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Oliver Keyes oke...@wikimedia.org Where do I go to copyedit the suggested answers? ;). On 26 January 2014 11:08, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov, 21/01/2014 17:12: Sorry, forgot the citation marker. The link to the answering guide is the [2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-27 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
...@gmail.com Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov, 27/01/2014 10:27: @Nemo @Oliver http://youcan.fixcopyright.eu/en/full/?guide=wikimedia contains full answers, not only the yes/no parts. The written text appears in a yellow hint box above the white answering box. You can either copy the yellow box text

[Wikimedia-l] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-21 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi everyone, Just a quick reminder that we have 6 more days to collaboratively draft answers to the European Commission's copyright consultation. The idea is to give the global, online community a chance to come up with answers that, if coherent enough, can then be officially given to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-21 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
;) Dimi [1]https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/EU_policy [2]http://youcan.fixcopyright.eu/en/full/?guide=wikimedia [3]https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/EU_policy 2014/1/21 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov, 21/01/2014 15:51: We see this as a social experiment

Re: [Wikimedia-l] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-21 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
On the one hand, individual Wikimedians and EU chapters participating in the Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU [1] have worked together to draft an answering guide for the consultation. Each chapter, individual or other organisation is free to use these answers in whole or in parts to produce

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How lovely live communication works worldwide

2013-12-05 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi, I will try today, for the first time, Palava.tv. Don't know if it's any good, but it is run by a German non-for profit that rely on donations only (thus similar to our sustainability model). If it works well enough it might be worth keeping on one's shortlist. Will let you know. Dimi

[Wikimedia-l] EU Policy Monitoring Report for November

2013-12-02 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Sorry for cross-posting on Wikimedia-l, but last month there was a problem with getting the message out over Advocacy Advisors. I also believe that this month is particularly relevant. EU Policy November Report a.k.a. Keep it short, stupid! Groetjes uit Brussel! [1] As the days are getting

[Wikimedia-l] EU Policy Monitoring Report - October

2013-11-07 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Sorry for cross-posting (from Advocacy Advisors-l), but I want to popularise the mailing list. Hello, everybody! This month there has been some gossip about legislative or non-legislative copyright reform which might be proposed either before or after the elections and might include an opt-in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Welcome to Nathalie, our new ED

2013-10-01 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Welcome to the Movement! Sure you will fit right in! Dimi 2013/10/1 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr Hi everyone, We have the great pleasure to announce Nathalie Martin is starting today as the new Executive Director of Wikimédia France! Her hiring is the tipping point of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: FOSDEM update

2013-09-26 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi, by then WMBE might already be founded and affiliated. However, we already have people willing to work on this aswell. If you need any local assistance, feel free to get in touch. Dimi 2013/9/25 Quim Gil q...@wikimedia.org Hi, just a heads up about http://fosdem.org - Brussels 1 2 Feb

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Momvent: Policy Topics and Priorities Questionnaire

2013-09-02 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
tl;dr Help us decide which policy issues are important to Wikimedia by filling out a questionnaire [1] Hello everybody, Wikimania and most people's summer holidays are over, in Brussels bureaucrats are slowly retunring to work and it is time for us to step up our activity. This being said, there

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About the concentration of resources in SF (it was: Communication plans for community engagement

2013-07-24 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
And it has additional problems like finding technical staff at a reasonable price there and having to relocate people from all over the world, when some development centers could be open at other locations too, which might be cheaper:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Uruguay recognized as newest chapter

2013-07-15 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
On or off list: Welcome, Uruguay! 2013/7/14 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl Hello, Are there Urugyans on this list? Otherwise, it might make more sense to give the general email or chair's mail address and congratulate there. :-) Kind regards Ziko

[Wikimedia-l] Hacking Brussels: 1st EU Policy Monitoring Report (May)

2013-05-29 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hello, everybody! Sorry for crossposting if you are on advocacy-advisors (if you aren't, join the party!), but we'd like to encourage comments or questions on this on a wider scale, so I believe it makes good sense if we also post it here the first few times. Dimi The portal for this group is:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hacking Brussels: 1st EU Policy Monitoring Report (May)

2013-05-29 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Jane Darnell jane...@gmail.com Why does this thread start with Hacking Brussels instead of Keep Wikipedia free to read and re-use for all IPs in EU countries? Also you might want to link out to a page explaining zero access, because that sounds like no access 2013/5/29, Dimitar Parvanov

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-13 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
That is so cool! Congratulations! ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiVoyage Association as a thematic organization

2013-03-10 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hmmm, chapters have membership fees and they are affiliated and receive movement money. I don't see why thematic organisations should be treated differently. Dimi 2013/3/10 rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com hi, not sure where to put this on the talk page, but i'd really like, if they

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-03-09 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
for a few nights. How's that for a scholarship plan :) ? I would have to consult my household first. Dimi 2013/3/8 Mathieu Stumpf psychosl...@culture-libre.org Le jeudi 07 mars 2013 à 13:42 +0100, Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov a écrit : Salut la liste! After booking the meeting room we have set up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-03-07 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi Lodewijk, I cannot answer the travel aid quesiton as there is no dedicated, central budget for this meeting. It's just volunteers and chapters deciding to join in, help or carry some of the cost. About signing up - I simply didn't think of it, as I know how to contact everyone who put their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-03-06 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hey Christophe, Since I am on location I am co-organising the meeting. We can't really book the acoomodation for everyone, but I will make sure to include this tip in meeting info page on meta I am preparing. Hopefully by the end of the week I will be able to confirm everything (incl. meeting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-02-20 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi all, I guess the non-partisan part is not even a quesiton, but rather a precondition. The question is how to balance it on a case-to-case basis. For now I have just included the wording *commitment to* *political neutrality except regarding the most serious things that directly impact our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-02-20 Thread Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov
Hi again, if there ever will be a WCA or something like that, then this will be a task for them imo. For the time being, mapping could be done by the future Belgian chapter or by some interested local volunteers. I strongly disagree. As a local volunteer doing monitoring and as someone who is