Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-13 Thread Mathias Schindler
On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 1:19 AM, Alex Cella wrote: > All the staff is safe, I'm in touch with them. > > Thnaks for asking. > Facebook has activated the "Safety Check" feature for the Paris region. People using this platform might use this feature to let their friends know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Imminent block of access to Wikipedia in Russia

2015-08-24 Thread Mathias Schindler
Greetings, there is a note online at the Roskomnadzor (the russian agency in question) web site referring to the block: http://rkn.gov.ru/news/rsoc/news34253.htm Mathias On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 5:24 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter pute...@mccme.ru wrote: Today, the Russian Federal Service for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

2015-03-04 Thread Mathias Schindler
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monument for Wikipedia in Poland

2014-10-09 Thread Mathias Schindler
In Poland, Monument loves Wikipedia On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 7:51 PM, Romaine Wiki romaine.w...@gmail.com wrote: I saw something appear in the media: http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_26694189/poland-honor-wikipedia-monument Romaine ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] is the German/EU Policy Issues Survey a push-poll from empowerment to enabling?

2013-12-01 Thread Mathias Schindler
James, the survey questions were developed at and after the 2013 Wikimania in Hong Kong, the survey itself was completed in October 2013. While comments to completed measures are always appreciated, I suggest to monitor this list for announcements of future events. These announcements will

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Mathias Schindler
On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Maybe they don't own the images outright from a legal perspective, but certainly ethics (and particularly medical ethics) They do not own it from a copyright perspective. I did not speak about other applicable laws protecting

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

2013-05-02 Thread Mathias Schindler
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 8:41 AM, Craig Franklin cfrank...@halonetwork.net wrote: If the Register hates it, that usually indicates to me that it is a fantastic idea. The main issues with the EU orphan works directive is that projects like Wikipedia are not among the priviledged entities and the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The case for supporting open source machine translation

2013-04-24 Thread Mathias Schindler
On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: Could open source MT be such a strategic investment? I don't know, but I'd like to at least raise the question. I think the alternative will be, for the foreseeable future, to accept that this piece of technology will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement *please read*

2013-03-28 Thread Mathias Schindler
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Steven Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: We all started talking about Sue Gardner for President 2016 on IRC today. I'd vote for her... In order to do so, there are two minor prerequisites a) We must get rid of the clause in Section 1 of Article Two of the United

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Aaron Swartz is dead

2013-01-12 Thread Mathias Schindler
He was an author (user:aaronsw) and developer, among others. On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl wrote: Sorry, I don't know better - in what way was A. S. related to the Wikimedia movement? Kind regards Ziko 2013/1/12 Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] And you thought the Amazon Wikipedia books were bad

2012-12-13 Thread Mathias Schindler
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 7:25 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: http://singularityhub.com/2012/12/13/patented-book-writing-system-lets-one-professor-create-hundreds-of-thousands-of-amazon-books-and-counting/ He's patented the method, too. Hopefully he will enforce the patent. Noam Cohen