Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-11-21 Thread Stephen LaPorte
satisfying answers to your questions, but in this case we have determined that publishing the requested information would not be in the best interest of the Wikimedia movement or Foundation. -- Stephen LaPorte Senior Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: As an attorney for the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the December 9, 2015 Board Meeting

2015-12-07 Thread Stephen LaPorte
ia-l > ___ > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaannounce-l > > -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: This message may

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] July 2015 minutes of the Board of Trustees

2015-09-22 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hi all, We have posted the minutes from the Board of Trustees meeting at Wikimania on July 15-16, 2015, which you can find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2015-07-15 Thank you, Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] July 2015 minutes of the Board of Trustees

2015-09-22 Thread Stephen LaPorte
gt; > Thanks, > Itzik > > > > > > *Regards,Itzik Edri* > Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel > +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitmen

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the September 14, 2015 Board Meeting

2015-09-14 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hello all, The agenda for the next Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees meeting is now available on Meta Wiki: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Board_meetings/2015-09-14 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: As an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation, for legal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising in the Netherlands, in Europe

2015-08-26 Thread Stephen LaPorte
/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 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: This message may

[Wikimedia-l] Bylaw proposal on term limits

2015-06-22 Thread Stephen LaPorte
on the talk page. The proposal will be available for two weeks before the Board votes on the amendment. Best, Stephen -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: As an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation, for legal and ethical reasons, I cannot give legal advice to, or serve

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] December 2014 and January 2015 minutes of the Board of Trustees

2015-03-03 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hi all, I have posted the minutes from the Board of Trustees meetings on December 22, 2014 and January 12, 2015, which you can find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-12-22 https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2015-01-12 Thank you, Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel

[Wikimedia-l] November 21, 2014 minutes of the Board of Trustees

2015-01-16 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hi all, At the request of the Board of Trustees, I have posted the minutes of the November 21, 2014 meeting in San Francisco, which you can find here: *https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-11-21 https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-11-21* Thank you, Stephen LaPorte

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [AffCom] Quarterly goals for WMF Legal

2014-10-12 Thread Stephen LaPorte
time to make decisions, but until now investigating that has been low on my priority stack. Pine ___ Affiliations Committee mailing list aff...@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/affcom -- Stephen LaPorte Legal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quarterly goals for WMF Legal

2014-10-09 Thread Stephen LaPorte
/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: As an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Disclosure amendment to the Terms of Use

2014-06-16 Thread Stephen LaPorte
on the Terms of Use on Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Terms_of_use -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: As an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation, for legal and ethical reasons, I cannot give legal advice to, or serve as a lawyer for, community members

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board of Trustees: Minutes of April 2014 meeting

2014-06-16 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hello all, We have published the minutes from the Board's April 2014 meeting in San Francisco, which you may find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-04-25 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *NOTICE: As an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation, for legal

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board of Trustees: Minutes of January 2014 meeting

2014-04-21 Thread Stephen LaPorte
At the request of the WMF Board of Trustees, I am posting the minutes of the January 31 - February 1, 2014 meeting, which you may find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2014-01-31 Best, Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Optional changes to the Terms of Use amendment on undisclosed paid edits

2014-03-13 Thread Stephen LaPorte
/wiki/Talk:Terms_of_use/Paid_contributions_amendment#Discussion_for_Optional_Changes Many thanks for everyone's participation in the ongoing discussion on the Terms of Use amendment. Best, Stephen Laporte -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve

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

2014-02-19 Thread Stephen LaPorte
for sharing your thoughts and comments. -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve as an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation. This means I may not give legal advice to or serve as a lawyer for community members, volunteers, or staff members

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

2014-02-07 Thread Stephen LaPorte
). Best, Stephen -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *This message might have confidential or legally privileged information in it. If you have received this message by accident, please delete it and let us know about the mistake. For legal reasons, I may only serve

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board of Trustees minutes from the San Francisco meeting

2014-01-28 Thread Stephen LaPorte
At the request of the Chair of the WMF Board of Trustees, we published the minutes of the November 2013 Board Meeting in San Francisco, which you may find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-11-24 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Do you want to buy sreenshot of main Wikipedia page?

2013-09-19 Thread Stephen LaPorte
___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Minutes from the April 18-19, 2013 Board Meeting

2013-05-31 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Committee's Meeting on April 17, 2013 are available here: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Board_Governance_Committee/Minutes_04-17-2013 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve as an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation. This means I may

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Advocacy Advisory Group open for membership

2013-05-19 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Policy and Political Association Guideline: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_Community_Advocacy/Foundation_Policy_and_Political_Affiliations_Guideline Many thanks, Stephen -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve as an attorney

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board Agenda, April 2013

2013-04-16 Thread Stephen LaPorte
for the Wikimedia Foundation == Friday, April 19, 2013 == '''09:00''' - Editor Retention '''10:00''' - Transition Team Update '''12:00''' - Lunch '''13:30''' - Trustee Candidates '''14:30''' - Executive Session -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Board Agenda, April 2013

2013-04-15 Thread Stephen LaPorte
for the Wikimedia Foundation == Friday, April 19, 2013 == '''09:00''' - Editor Retention '''10:00''' - Transition Team Update '''12:00''' - Lunch '''13:30''' - Trustee Candidates '''14:30''' - Executive Session -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-13 Thread Stephen LaPorte
On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:00 PM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Where is the mythical award photo of which you speak? SJ Mythical award photo: https://twitter.com/thekulway/status/311636200979054592 -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Minutes from the February 1-2, 2013 Board Meeting

2013-03-07 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Committee and the Chapters Association * Advisory Board * Comments from Doron Weber * Letter to the Chapters Association * Executive session -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve as an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation. This means I may not give

[Wikimedia-l] Minutes of the December 1, 2012, WMF Board meeting

2013-01-08 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hello all, The minutes of the WMF Board meeting on December 1, 2012, have been ratified and published here: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2012-12-01 Best, Stephen -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel Wikimedia Foundation *For legal reasons, I may only serve as an attorney

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

2012-08-03 Thread Stephen LaPorte
, and it is the General Counsel and CFA's duty to ensure that the WMF complies with those laws. The community has procedures for determining consensus for action, and most of the time the community can implement that action without any additional resources from the WMF. -- Stephen LaPorte Legal Counsel