Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: Big data benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

2013-01-21 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Aaron Swartz is dead

2013-01-13 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
The blog post was poignant. -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Minutes of WMF Board: October 26-27, 2012, meeting

2012-12-10 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
Doing a quick scan of the minutes, I would be interested to know what steps are planned to ameliorate the increased lack of transparency that will be necessarily follow from an increased number of decisions made without official resolution to record them? -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

[Wikimedia-l] CleanIT; as usual, the most useful and comprehensively multifaceted examination is on Slashdot.

2012-09-25 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
in wainscot-panelled rooms... IE, could just be trolling by the EU. -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (semi-OT) Open access catastrophic for Elsevier

2012-09-24 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
publications are run by students. Another amusing example is The Economist current affairs magazine. I hear their contributors don't, as a rule, run to grey whiskers and tweed jackets. -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Russian Wikipedia goes on strike

2012-09-19 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
to that matter; there is enough evil nonsense already; idiots can put their tongues on frozen lamp posts... Fred Well, the new law is now being considered for application to block YouTube in Russia. Make of that, what you will. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19648808 -- -- Jussi-Ville

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Knowledge Fest this upcoming week

2012-09-15 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
is something I cannot get you to see myself. -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-22 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
The core problem here is that the Board is not alive and well. The Board of Trustees is dead in their shoes. What precisely are they *Trustees* of? -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-15 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
by a silly board resolution, and should be rescinded. -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on the CISPA drafting process, and its significance to the Wikimedia movement.

2012-05-01 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Alec Meta alecm...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonav...@gmail.com wrote: There have been drastic changes to the CISPA language, (and here drastic is an understatement). ... At this point I think *any* action

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updated Terms of Use

2012-05-01 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
Tell me what I am missing here. please. Do these new rules not mean Chinese internet users are violating our terms of service, if they evade Chinese state censorhip to view our content? -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updated Terms of Use

2012-05-01 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
is unrealistic. It seems like it would be difficult to craft language to do that well. ~Nathan Would you like an opportunity to phrase that language in a sense that does not suggest Wikimedia is in support of laws that are anti-freedom? -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro

[Wikimedia-l] Update on the CISPA drafting process, and its significance to the Wikimedia movement.

2012-04-20 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
is to pressure Obama to Veto the bill. He needs a win against Congress, and afte the SOPA affair this could well be his, He certainly could activate all the people who phoned in on the SOPA thing, if he wants to. -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro

[Wikimedia-l] Facebook goes turncoat on the squash internet freedom battle.

2012-04-16 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
of intellectual property. In effect this law is directed against file-sharers, not Cyber terrorism. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17730266 -- -- Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l