Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-03 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 4:46 PM Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 5:36 PM, James Salsman wrote: > > > > > Can we at least get confirmation that her performance working at the > > Foundation will be appropriately weighted in her favor if we

[Wikimedia-l] What should the board do *now*? [was Re: Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal]

2016-05-05 Thread Luis Villa
tl;dr: the board did not effectively perform one of their most important roles (managing the ED); the board (and board candidates) should be talking about how they will fix that. [Also, see the very bottom for some relevant disclosures, since I've been asked after previous postings to this list.]

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

2016-03-14 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 5:44 PM Oliver Keyes <ironho...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 4:14 PM, Luis Villa <l...@lu.is> wrote: > > On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 1:08 PM Antoine Musso <hashar+...@free.fr> > wrote: > > > >> > >> To t

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

2016-03-13 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 1:08 PM Antoine Musso wrote: > > To the best of my knowledge such agreements are not public, but honestly > there is no conspiracy behind that. There are public clues though: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-10 Thread Luis Villa
. (and thanks, of course, to the many, many other people who have been in touch with kind words. Katie gets an on-list response because this is an important, topical issue I'd like to remain involved in.) Luis On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 9:31 PM, Luis Villa <lvi...@wikimedia.org> wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-08 Thread Luis Villa
sake, or just chat) I'm pretty easy to find: lu.is, @tieguy on Twitter, LinkedIn, and of course on my enwiki talk page. See you on the wikis- Luis On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 12:16 PM, Lila Tretikov <l...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Dear all, > > > I am sad to let you know that Lu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of Community Consultation on strategic approaches

2016-01-19 Thread Luis Villa
iting for the outcome of the public discussion. (For those who are curious for more details, I also addressed this somewhat in my metrics meeting talk <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpZOx1Mzmuk=youtu.be=19m34s> last week, and the question <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpZOx1Mzmuk=yout

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Better thankspam

2016-01-19 Thread Luis Villa
List" <wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> > Betreff: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Better thankspam > > On Jan 14, 2016 8:35 PM, "Luis Villa" <lvi...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > > I agree that thankspam is somewhat irritating, but it is also a good way > to >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Better thankspam

2016-01-14 Thread Luis Villa
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appreciation

2016-01-14 Thread Luis Villa
nt drama around the Board, but a > recommendation given by the FDC in November 2015, that the WMF should hold > its own financial decisions to a standard similar to that expected of the > organizations it funds. > > Kudos to the FDC for taking the initial step, the WMF board for approving &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategic plan

2016-01-06 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Luis Villa <lvi...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Brief preview: the schedule has changed somewhat, because we wanted to > take some more steps to be inclusive of staff feedback (has been underway > for a few weeks) and community feedback (sta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategic plan

2016-01-06 Thread Luis Villa
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel survey among HEWP editors

2015-10-20 Thread Luis Villa
with a survey, email surv...@wikimedia.org Hope that helps- Luis On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 5:48 PM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > Edward and Luis, > > Any chance of WMF running a similar survey on ENWP? > > Pine > On Oct 16, 2015 9:31 AM, "Luis Villa" <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel survey among HEWP editors

2015-10-16 Thread Luis Villa
; for editors, contributors and newbies. > Please do keep us up to date on this; it would be very interesting to see a model for transforming data into action. (My own department has been thinking about this in light of our recent hire of a survey specialist; hopefully something for us to keep imp

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'll be moving on

2015-10-08 Thread Luis Villa
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Working towards a world in which every single human being can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement

2015-08-31 Thread Luis Villa
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy largely blocked by WMF fundraising

2015-08-22 Thread Luis Villa
account only. ___ Wiki Loves Monuments mailing list wikilovesmonume...@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikilovesmonuments http://www.wikilovesmonuments.org -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Innovation

2015-07-11 Thread Luis Villa
On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 2:34 PM, Rogol Domedonfors domedonf...@gmail.com wrote: The 2015 Call to Action identified the need to Support innovation new knowledge * Integrate, consolidate, and pause or stop stalled

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Innovation

2015-07-10 Thread Luis Villa
, but my experience is that innovation is more effective when it comes from the community and is then supported by WMF, rather than the other way around.] Luis -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Working towards a world in which every single human being can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Innovation

2015-07-10 Thread Luis Villa
On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 2:34 PM, Rogol Domedonfors domedonf...@gmail.com wrote: The 2015 Call to Action identified the need to Support innovation new knowledge * Integrate, consolidate, and pause or stop stalled

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's cool?

2015-06-04 Thread Luis Villa
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] While Election committee counts the votes...

2015-06-01 Thread Luis Villa
. Luis -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Working towards a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.* ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] While Election committee counts the votes...

2015-06-01 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 10:57 AM, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 7:51 PM, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 9:26 AM, Andrew Lih andrew@gmail.com wrote: 3. Participation in the mailing list may be a misleading indicator

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Partnership policy - Wikimédia France

2015-04-21 Thread Luis Villa
@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Working towards a world in which every single human being can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A transition and a new chapter.

2015-04-13 Thread Luis Villa
/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Working towards a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Ask questions, give feedback on six annual plan grant proposals for the FDC!

2015-04-08 Thread Luis Villa
suggestions on how to improve the pages MZ linked to, or...? Luis -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Working towards a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.* ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 10th anniversary celebration of Bengali Wikipedia

2015-02-25 Thread Luis Villa
/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Imagine a world

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Types of allowed projects for grant funding (renamed)

2015-02-22 Thread Luis Villa
Pine On Feb 21, 2015 6:12 PM, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 5:39 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: Damon, Luis and members of their teams will need to weigh in on this, and will want to think through the implications for their respective

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Types of allowed projects for grant funding (renamed)

2015-02-21 Thread Luis Villa
the Foundation (though obviously there are lots of pragmatic difficulties - code review, etc.) So, yes, as part of our broader review of how we support communities and contributor growth, CE will look at funding code very seriously. Luis -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: A new structure for WMF Community Engagement

2015-02-19 Thread Luis Villa
of free knowledge. Luis -- Luis Villa Sr. Director of Community Engagement Wikimedia Foundation *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment.* ___ Please note: all replies sent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cc-by-sa 4.0, Wikimedia logos

2015-02-12 Thread Luis Villa
sometimes get headaches trying to deconflict licenses. Thanks, Pine On Oct 28, 2014 3:00 PM, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi, Rupert- I think the movement as a whole should try to move consistently to 4.0 at roughly the same time. It is confusing to re-users to have to juggle

[Wikimedia-l] Please report to Google [was Re: Warning: Wikimedia-l Google Group]

2015-01-09 Thread Luis Villa
subscribed will help move that conversation along. [Same applies to the fake gender-gap list.] Thanks- Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-11 Thread Luis Villa
received loud, sustained applause for. Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake. As an attorney

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-11 Thread Luis Villa
that to the outside world. Sincerely- Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake. As an attorney

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] WikiCheese crowdfunding - Let's photograph 'em all

2014-11-26 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: What, with Cheddar, Red Leicester, Stilton, and other superior cheeses? Wiki Loves Cheese 2015? Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wayback machine

2014-11-04 Thread Luis Villa
...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake. As an attorney for the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cc-by-sa 4.0, Wikimedia logos

2014-10-28 Thread Luis Villa
mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access by Wikimedia volunteers to WMF records about them

2014-09-10 Thread Luis Villa
to do significant research in locating and preparing information, if any, that falls under your broadly scoped request. We appreciate your understanding. Sincerely- Luis === -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Getting Wikipedia whitelisted for Twitter DMs

2014-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Getting Wikipedia whitelisted for Twitter DMs

2014-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
:06, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: I can ask around, but I've not heard of them even having a whitelist for this situation - do we know for a fact that's the case? Luis On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 8:44 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: For some months, Twitter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 3 August 2014 19:01, Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org wrote: I suspect that Google would be reluctant to add a Wikimedia citation format Trove, the Australian National Library's newspaper archive, are happy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Letter to Lila Regarding Access to Non-Public Information Policy

2014-06-26 Thread Luis Villa
/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 This message

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 10, Issue 23 -- 18 June 2014

2014-06-22 Thread Luis Villa
the hard work you put in. Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake. As an attorney for the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Stop the New Privacy Policy until Lila is Thoroughly Briefed on It, Countdown 14 Hours

2014-06-05 Thread Luis Villa
___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Luis Villa Deputy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia in Who has your back EFF transparency report.

2014-05-20 Thread Luis Villa
, and we'll win, and then we'll get our sixth star ;) A big thanks goes out to Michelle Paulson, and several other folks on the team including Yana Welinder, for getting us our stars! Luis (like Cristian and at least 1/2 of the lawyers on the team, also an EFF member) -- Luis Villa Deputy General

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia in Who has your back EFF transparency report.

2014-05-20 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.comwrote: 2014-05-20 18:14 GMT+02:00 Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org: On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 8:36 AM, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: (2) should not be judged poorly for not having had the right

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-20 Thread Luis Villa
#Yes.2C_I_believe_it_will Hope that helps answer the question. Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 NOTICE: *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-20 Thread Luis Villa
#question_about_incorporating_local_policy_.28from_Wikimedia-l.29 Hope that clarifies a bit, given the relevant history. Luis P.S. We're replying to things on meta, since that is where the banners are directing people to go, and because it helps keep a history of the conversation in one place. -- Luis Villa Deputy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Advocacy Advisors] European Commission Copyright Consultation

2014-01-28 Thread Luis Villa
mailing list advocacy_advis...@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/advocacy_advisors -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 NOTICE: *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] draft Data Retention Guidelines posted for discussion and commentary

2014-01-09 Thread Luis Villa
about how we can make it better. We plan to hold the community consultation period for this draft open until 14 February 2014. Once the consultation period is over, the document will continue to be updated to reflect current retention practices. Thanks- Luis Michelle -- Luis Villa Deputy General

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NSA

2013-07-31 Thread Luis Villa
/ This is not to say that the http/https issue isn't important; like Engineering, we think progress on that issue is important. But it is important to keep we don't yet deploy https as widely as we'd like separate from there are secret orders to transfer all our logs to the NSA. Thanks- Luis -- Luis Villa

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Advocacy Advisors] WMF response to PRISM?

2013-07-09 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 11:07 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: Luis Villa wrote: ... I'll probably post some more details on the talk page in the next day or two, but suffice to say that we continue to listen for options that are aligned with our values and likely to have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-11 Thread Luis Villa
is at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_Community_Advocacy/Foundation_Policy_and_Political_Association_Guideline#Collaborative_Advocacy). Thanks- Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 NOTICE: This message may be confidential or legally

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-10 Thread Luis Villa
: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 NOTICE: This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

2013-05-04 Thread Luis Villa
-copyright-analysis-of-new-orphan-work-legislation -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 NOTICE: This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Toolserver-l] [TS logo] Fwd: Free as in Wikimedia Foundation

2013-03-20 Thread Luis Villa
In the interests of keeping things in one place, I'd ask that we move the discussion there. Thanks- Luis -- Luis Villa Deputy General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation 415.839.6885 ext. 6810 NOTICE: *This message may be confidential or legally privileged. If you have received it by accident, please delete

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Luis Villa joins WMF as Deputy General Counsel

2013-02-19 Thread Luis Villa
, Merchandise Wikimedia Foundation (415) 839-6885 x6716 @jamesofur On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Geoff Brigham gbrig...@wikimedia.orgwrote: *Hi everyone, * * * *I’m simply thrilled to welcome Luis Villa to the Foundation as our new Deputy General Counsel.* * Thanks to Kat Walsh, I met Luis