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
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
Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov, 27/01/2014 10:27:
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
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
2014/1/21 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com
Dimitar Parvanov Dimitrov, 21/01/2014 15:51:
We see this as a social experiment
On the one hand, individual Wikimedians and EU chapters participating in
the Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU  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
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.
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
Keep it short, stupid!
Groetjes uit Brussel! 
As the days are getting
Sorry for cross-posting (from Advocacy Advisors-l), but I want to
popularise the mailing list.
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
Welcome to the Movement! Sure you will fit right in!
2013/10/1 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr
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
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.
2013/9/25 Quim Gil q...@wikimedia.org
Hi, just a heads up about http://fosdem.org - Brussels 1 2 Feb
Help us decide which policy issues are important to Wikimedia by filling
out a questionnaire 
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
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
On or off list: Welcome, Uruguay!
2013/7/14 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl
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. :-)
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.
The portal for this group is:
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
That is so cool! Congratulations!
Wikimedia-l mailing list
Hmmm, chapters have membership fees and they are affiliated and receive
movement money. I don't see why thematic organisations should be treated
2013/3/10 rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com
not sure where to put this on the talk page, but i'd really like, if
for a few
nights. How's that for a scholarship plan :) ? I would have to consult my
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
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
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
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
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
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