Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-11 Thread Kevin Gorman
nor amount of money, how can we justify NOT doing so? ---- Kevin Gorman On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 4:18 PM, geni <geni...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 10 May 2016 at 15:35, The Cunctator <cuncta...@gmail.com> wrote: > > One very serious element of this decision-making really shoul

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-07 Thread Kevin Gorman
ial threat to WMF's survival. Best, Kevin Gorman On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 9:47 AM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Denny I never stated that I "was informed at a later point that [my] duty > as a trustee is towards the WMF". I have at all times understood that I >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: A conversation?

2016-03-10 Thread Kevin Gorman
it this second if he decided to, but values privacy enough that instead of doing so he's asking Jimmy to follow through with his promise of radical transparency. Kevin Gorman On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Keegan Peterzell <keegan.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: A conversation?

2016-03-10 Thread Kevin Gorman
James in the first place. Kevin Gorman On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: > Manipulative behavior thrives in an environment where a person can say > different things to different audiences, and can speak freely with the &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: A conversation?

2016-03-09 Thread Kevin Gorman
up for them. *Unfortunately, I'm going to have to second this pretty loudly. --- Kevin Gorman On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:48 PM, David Emrany <david.emr...@gmail.com> wrote: > Oliver > > I have also been in the movement for over a decade, and I am sick of > people on all side

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A quick note about the future

2016-03-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
ingle free knowledge organization in the world is engaging in more vicious personal attacks than the boards I've seen that consisted of college students, and, equally, have been operating with less transparency. Kevin Gorman On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 6:29 PM, Chris Sherlock <chris.sher

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I am going to San Francisco

2016-03-01 Thread Kevin Gorman
ncy that we have get slammed for. --- Kevin Gorman On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 12:31 PM, Nick Wilson (Quiddity) < nwil...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Craig, I believe it is all free (not purchased), per > https://www.google.com/intl/en/nonprofits/products/#apps#tab5 ("Google > Apps > for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A quick note about the future

2016-03-01 Thread Kevin Gorman
that those involved should be as transparent as possible about. Kevin Gorman On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 3:44 AM, Ziko van Dijk <zvand...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear Jimmy, > > Thank you for the clarification. I very much appreciate signals that > lead to a better understanding a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter: Issues needing addressing by the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees

2016-02-29 Thread Kevin Gorman
tead of a shining light, a black sheet is being draped over WMF's doings. ---- Kevin Gorman On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 4:12 PM, Kevin Smith <ksm...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I think some people aren't realizing the difference between the leaked > presentation (which outlined a gener

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The reinstatement of James Heilman

2016-02-27 Thread Kevin Gorman
, so the relevant provision doesn't apply, and he's eligible to run again as soon as there are faux-elections again. Kevin Gorman On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 8:26 AM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am willing to return to my seat on the board and continue to push for

[Wikimedia-l] The reinstatement of James Heilman

2016-02-26 Thread Kevin Gorman
that passes should be appointing James Heilman as trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. His removal wasn't a surprise to him, he knew it was coming - but he also knew he was acting in the interests of the Wikimedia Foundation. And that's the exact kind of trustee we need. Kevin Gorman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Was the Wikimedia Foundation's removal of membership in 2006 legal?

2016-01-27 Thread Kevin Gorman
do start to diverge further, that's going to put WMF in a tough situation. I know one of the risks in the strat document this year is decreased revenue from fundraising... part of me is seriously starting to wonder if that's a risk pretty much created by WMF's recent behavor. Kevin Gorman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message from Arnnon Geshuri to the Wikimedia Community

2016-01-27 Thread Kevin Gorman
about subjects you're interested in... it's just really hard to see you successful in a fiduciary role, and my doubts here are magnified by other ongoing situations. Kevin Gorman On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 9:16 PM, Ben Creasy <b...@bencreasy.com> wrote: > Arnnon Geshuri <ageshuri

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Evidence supporting my statements

2016-01-26 Thread Kevin Gorman
to and have questions about the scope of your obligations and abilities. Kevin Gorman On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:57 PM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Following the recent statements by JW on his talk page I am planning to > publish my email to the board from Oct 7, 2015.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message from Arnnon Geshuri to the Wikimedia Community

2016-01-26 Thread Kevin Gorman
at a time when cultural matchup between the Board and everyone else is in greater doubt than at any other time in the history of Wikimedia. Resign. Please. Kevin Gorman On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Nathan <nawr...@gmail.com> wrote: > It's unfair of anyone to expect Arnnon to comm

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

2016-01-11 Thread Kevin Gorman
@NYB: at least one major pension fund has ongoing litigation related to the nonsolicit, so I agree with you Arnnon is unlikely to be able to comment publicly. Best, KG On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 9:29 AM, Newyorkbrad wrote: > It would be great if we could have Arrnon's input

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

2016-01-09 Thread Kevin Gorman
less to settle it than to make it go away" territory - even for the companies involved, as large as they are. Best, Kevin Gorman On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: > Anders, thank you for your thoughtful message; I understand your position > mu

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

2016-01-08 Thread Kevin Gorman
I'm sure that Arnnon is personally skilled, I just really don't feel that his behavior as described in the settled class action/documents related to it/the general news media is in line with the values of the Wikimedia movement. Best, Kevin Gorman On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 12:43 PM, Dariusz Jemie

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

2016-01-08 Thread Kevin Gorman
former employers to not insignificant liability, brings forth significant doubt as to whether or not he can reasonably be trusted to carry out his fiduciary duties as a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. Kevin Gorman On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 5:27 AM, Andreas Kolbe <jayen...@gmail.com>

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

2016-01-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
Hi all - Just to be clear, none of my previous posts were meant to suggest that the sky was falling - just that from the information that has been made public and am aware of, choosing to remove James from the board certainly wasn't legally necessary, and that there's a good chance it wasn't in

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

2016-01-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
Thank you for coming forward, Ben and Asaf. I'd been debating whether or not to gather more details about the handling of this event, or for just trying to make sure that procedures went more smoothly in case any further trustee was removed, but this calls for a direct question: were documents

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

2016-01-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
Philippe - I totally agree with you that none of my experiences with WMF suggest that such a thing is likely to happen. Organizations and people change over time, though - similarly, this is the first time a sitting trustee has been dismissed. Given the unusuality of the situation, in my

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

2016-01-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
Philippe - Well - one of the things is - from all public indication from the BoT - it doesn't appear that it's their current inclination to do something like commission an outside review of the situation by a consultancy familiar with Florida NPO governance. I definitely don't want to pronounce

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

2016-01-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
b > > > > On Jan 2, 2016, at 9:41 PM, Kevin Gorman <kgor...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Philippe - > > > > I totally agree with you that none of my experiences with WMF suggest > that > > such a thing is likely to happen. Organizations and people change

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Over-opinionated

2016-01-02 Thread Kevin Gorman
Billing - I hope some of my earlier contributions were, well, contributions, since I do have fairly extensive training in the governance requirements of CA-based non-profits - which certainly aren't Florida-based nonprofits, but definitely share some similarities. One of the things that has

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

2016-01-01 Thread Kevin Gorman
Hi all - What concerns me as much as anything about James' removal is his final statement - "I have always acted in what I believe are the best interests of the movement and the WMF." James has been active in the movement for a long time in a variety of roles, and we have no reason to believe

[Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2015-12-31 Thread Kevin Gorman
Patricio - I understand that the final decision likely wasn't predecided going in to the meeting, however, communications responses should have been prepared for all likely outcomes, including a prepared statement to disseminate immediately following the removal from the board of Jame Heilman.

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

2015-12-30 Thread Kevin Gorman
As far as I can tell, no one alleges Doc James did anything wrong - if there were serious allegations of wrongdoing then, for one thing, I have trouble seeing Dariusz as having supported James staying on the board. The board *can* remove members for any reason, but if you're removing one member

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

2015-12-30 Thread Kevin Gorman
his talk page, says this was a removal "for cause", and that he > expects the whole Board will provide a further statement. > > -Robert Rohde > > On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 12:03 AM, Kevin Gorman <kgor...@gmail.com > <javascript:;>> wrote: > > > As far as I can t

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Obsessed with secrecy?

2015-12-29 Thread Kevin Gorman
Hi Adam - Thanks for the email - and the idea. Something like this had been floating around in the back of my head for some time, but I hadn't acted on it yet. I'm in the middle of a desert for a few more days, but have bookmarked this to help contribute to when I return. (Unfortunately this is

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

2015-12-29 Thread Kevin Gorman
recedented decision like the removal of Doc James - and that removal opposed by 2 of the 3 commuity elected trustees - I really really hope that there's something not yet missing that makes things make sense. Best, Kevin Gorman [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Doc_James/Foundation On Tue, De

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

2015-12-28 Thread Kevin Gorman
Hi all - I have to start this email with a pair of disclaimers: I'm both not a lawyer, and I've never been on the board of an organization headquartered in Florida. However, I have been on multiple California-based boards - none that had nearly the revenue of WMF, but some whose assets did run in

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

2015-12-28 Thread Kevin Gorman
I really, really hope that, as fast as one can be written, a resolution explaining more fully the circumstances of James' departure from the board is written and passed. If there are legal reasons that mean that his departure cannot be more fully explained, that itself needs to be noted - and I

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

2015-12-28 Thread Kevin Gorman
I really really hope that the full and transparent text of the resolution is published as soon as is reasonably possible. James has the trust of a colossal number of movement members, and seeing him suddenly removed short of allegations of financial malfeasance or something to that effect is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement

2015-08-31 Thread Kevin Gorman
to come first. I wish you the best of luck, and hope our paths cross again. Best, Kevin Gorman On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Steven Zhang <cro0...@gmail.com> wrote: > Philippe, > > I feel honoured to have known you these last few years. I will sorely miss > you around here,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On historical event / WMRS Microgrants 2014

2014-07-16 Thread Kevin Gorman
Congratulations to all involved, this is quite an auspicious start to a project with a really remarkable amount of promise. Best, Kevin Gorman On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Cornelius Kibelka jckibe...@gmail.com wrote: Looks really nice. Could you send an update, when the files

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Internet archive and strategy survey (was Re: 24 TB for User:Dispenser on Tool Labs please)

2014-07-07 Thread Kevin Gorman
James, I think you may have missed the part of my message about and are willing to work with us to address concerns we may have about their existing services :) In any case, given that the IA in general is way more eager to test the boundaries of copyright law and given that they (through

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 24 TB for User:Dispenser on Tool Labs please

2014-07-06 Thread Kevin Gorman
, had.) Best, Kevin Gorman On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: On 4 July 2014 01:00, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: I don't think it's a donation if you're getting something (a survey) in return. How could the Foundation possibly not benefit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please be considerate of everyone's time.

2014-06-16 Thread Kevin Gorman
of improving the quality of our content in areas that are currently lacking. Best, Kevin Gorman On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 6:22 AM, edward edw...@logicmuseum.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 4:12 AM, Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, As I scanned through the weekend emails

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-11 Thread Kevin Gorman
industry playing by our current rules. Best, Kevin Gorman On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:29 AM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote: I appreciate this, WWB, especially after the grilling I gave you about proposed edits to the Hedge fund article! The fact that you and your clients are persistent, willing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-10 Thread Kevin Gorman
ever been presented with. Best, Kevin Gorman On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:35 AM, William Beutler williambeut...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, everybody. Longtime lurker, first time writing to the list—the first in a few years at least. You may have seen some news coverage today about an initiative

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA in the media

2014-06-07 Thread Kevin Gorman
, but doubt it was that hugely significant. I'm not sure where you would get the idea that a high proportion of registered attendees were WMF or chapter employees, let alone why you would think they handled most of the conference prep. - Kevin Gorman -sent from my mobile On Saturday, June 7, 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA in the media

2014-06-06 Thread Kevin Gorman
of connections that were made and future events that were generated, I suspect that, yes, the conference was absolutely worth the money spent on it, although we won't know that with surety until some of the planted collaborations have an opportunity to actually be carried out. Best, Kevin Gorman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-29 Thread Kevin Gorman
that can be facilitated by a PEG grant and advance the Wikimedia mission, Please come visit us :) We approve most grants that we deal with, and work hard with applicants to get grants in to approvable states if they aren't initially so: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:PEG Best, Kevin Gorman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 strategic plan

2014-05-28 Thread Kevin Gorman
necessary as a priority, but certainly not the whole plan. (I can't speak for WMF, but I'd be pretty surprised if they intended their whole plan to focus on agility.) Best, Kevin Gorman On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 12:45 AM, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.comwrote: Am 28.05.2014 09:31 schrieb

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A personal note.

2014-05-28 Thread Kevin Gorman
if you had a map before continuing. Kevin Gorman On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: You *can't* be serious. Now I'm *really* starting to get the idea that you guys just want to shut me up. And you're using the fact that I'm actually being very open about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A personal note.

2014-05-28 Thread Kevin Gorman
and several respected Wikimedians have said things may be better if you back off a bit, it would probably good to extend us the trust necessary to give you a map of the field of landmines you've jumped in to. --- Kevin Gorman On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: I didn't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announceme​nt by the Supervisor​y Board of Wikimedia Deutschlan​d

2014-05-19 Thread Kevin Gorman
directorship of an organization undergoing such rapid growth and change. Best wishes, Kevin Gorman On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 5:21 AM, Nikolas Becker nikolas.bec...@wikimedia.de wrote: Dear all, Pavel Richter has been Wikimedia Deutschland’s Executive Director since 2009. Over the course

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-16 Thread Kevin Gorman
, and that basis alone, it's a firm delete. - Kevin Gorman (Since I cut/pasted Russavia's comment directly, one of the links to Youtube he posted may attach to this email, and I don't currently see the right button to turn that off.) On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-16 Thread Kevin Gorman
to misinterpret statement, and then refuse to clarify the intent of your statement on a project you're a sysop on. Kevin Gorman On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 1:12 AM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.comwrote: Kevin, Let me know when you have recovered from the concussion you have incurred, which I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-13 Thread Kevin Gorman
.) The first two things which could be conceived as insults (I suppose) are first and foremost true, and secondarily I'm sure that Russavia can deal having it suggested that he might, sometimes, be kind of snarky. Kevin Gorman On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Pierre-Selim pierre-se

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-12 Thread Kevin Gorman
were pretty consistently upheld, at least one commons admin suggested in seriousness that a more appropriate resolution to the situation would simply be indeffing me from the project rather than conforming to the WMF Board's resolutions about media which involves identifiable people. Kevin Gorman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-12 Thread Kevin Gorman
ignored comments would still be, well, ignored, rather than there now being a rather active discussion on that page. Best, Kevin Gorman On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I am puzzled than you launch such a Wikimedia-wide protest about this, and that you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-10 Thread Kevin Gorman
, Kevin Gorman Wikipedian-in-Residence UC Berkeley On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.comwrote: Kevin, I didn't think you were using oversight in the MediaWiki jargon sense. But I do think the concept of oversight -- as distinct from consideration, discussion

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-09 Thread Kevin Gorman
*contradictory meanings, not ideas - I just woke up from a nap and am typing like a sleepy person. On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 6:27 PM, Kevin Gorman kgor...@gmail.com wrote: Heh, I probably shouldn't have chosen a word with two more or less contradictory ideas that also refers to a mediawiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-09 Thread Kevin Gorman
to especially nasty content instead of revdel. (I would consider any process that gets large graphics on to prominent pages on the projects with so few checks on it as lacking sufficient oversight.) - Kevin Gorman Wikipedian-in-Residence UC Berkeley On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 2:26 PM, Pete Forsyth

[Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-08 Thread Kevin Gorman
possible from the video? - Kevin Gorman Wikipedian-in-Residence American Cultures Program UC Berkeley [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Controversial_content ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-08 Thread Kevin Gorman
commonites who desire to comment can do so here or there. -- Kevin Gorman Wikipedian-in-Residence American Cultures Program UC Berkeley On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 8:15 PM, K. Peachey p858sn...@gmail.com wrote: Have you discussed this on commons, or just trying to bypass them? On Friday, May 9, 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Kevin Gorman
that. Sorry for only commenting on one aspect, I'm still working out the others in my head. Best, Kevin Gorman On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.orgwrote: Just also wanted to share a more moderate sound here: I think this is, even while not perfect, a practical

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Organizational development for the Wikimedia movement

2014-04-27 Thread Kevin Gorman
between this and the WMF's program evaluation pages (although I do see an active point in having both sets of pages.) Best, Kevin Gorman On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 3:52 PM, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Chris. Interesting you chose to link to my unfinished peer review with WMEE, considering

Re: [Wikimedia-l] community broadband

2014-04-21 Thread Kevin Gorman
really solid points in them are to be taken seriously. Kevin Gorman On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 4:13 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: http://stopthecap.com/2014/01/30/anti-community-broadband-bill-introduced-in-kansas-legislating-incumbent-protection/ http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sponsorship/donations to other organizations

2014-04-15 Thread Kevin Gorman
even if we don't currently use them heavily, I think there are a lot of opportunities there :) Best, Kevin Gorman On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:27 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 15 April 2014 20:50, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: I'd be interested in hearing broader

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UC Berkeley hires Wikipedian in Residence

2014-03-20 Thread Kevin Gorman
unethical practices on the part of WiR's, please let me know, so I can clarify the wording so no one else encounters the same confusion. Best, Kevin Gorman On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 8:56 PM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: Kevin, I am intrigued by your comments in relation to Belfer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UC Berkeley hires Wikipedian in Residence

2014-03-19 Thread Kevin Gorman
Vågen's previous position at SLU, which is why most places are going with first US university rather than first university. Best, Kevin Gorman On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 7:03 AM, Andrew Lih andrew@gmail.com wrote: This is the only thing approaching a complete list I've seen. Kevin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] (press release) Frank Schulenburg named executive director of new Wiki Education Foundation

2014-02-13 Thread Kevin Gorman
Congratulations Frank - I had been getting a bit worried about the ED search for the WEF, and my faith in the organization's future success is significantly increased by your selection for the position. Best wishes, Kevin Gorman On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Jami Mathewson j

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

2014-02-07 Thread Kevin Gorman
of fi.wikipedia.org are unsatisfactory. Best, Kevin Gorman On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 2:54 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1889/18890039001#L17P16b Nemo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF employee writing articles for $300

2014-01-05 Thread Kevin Gorman
people would be. Kevin Gorman On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 11:20 PM, Oliver Keyes ironho...@gmail.com wrote: As an apparent Wikimedia insider; I think that if the allegations are substantiated they need to be addressed. I don't mean to run interference on that. I mean to try and undercut any

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [GLAM-US] Position: Wikipedia Affiliate, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

2013-12-20 Thread Kevin Gorman
university, and it's been absolutely invaluable - there are things I couldn't possibly write about without access to paywalled journals. Kevin Gorman -- Forwarded message -- From: Proffitt,Merrilee proff...@oclc.org Date: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 10:51 AM Subject: [GLAM-US] Position

Re: [Wikimedia-l] is wikipedia zero illegal because it violates net neutrality?

2013-08-25 Thread Kevin Gorman
movement's principles?' and not 'does this project violate the law in any country in the world?' Kevin Gorman On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 11:50 AM, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.comwrote: hi, most people know some advantage of wikipedia zero and everybody can look up the advantages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updates from the WMF Grantmaking department

2013-08-05 Thread Kevin Gorman
is hoping that they would be able to achieve affcom recognition in their partnership grant funded period of operation so that they could apply for FDC funding going forward. Kevin Gorman ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing four new Community Liaisons (Product)

2013-06-20 Thread Kevin Gorman
Congratulations all :) --- Kevin Gorman On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:18 AM, Nurunnaby Chowdhury n...@nhasive.comwrote: Congratulations all good luck.. On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 2:29 AM, Steven Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: Congratulations to you all, and good luck. I'm sure you will all do

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia events: staging area?

2012-04-19 Thread Kevin Gorman
If we don't want to develop an internal solution, it would be pretty simple to set up a private flickr album and email it out to all attendees for feedback. Kevin Gorman user:kgorman-ucb On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: However this is done, it could