Hello and thank you for the interesting question! While the Wikimedia
Foundation does see mass surveillance as a violation of international free
expression and privacy rights, we do not yet see many options for an
international claim. Additionally given the requirement of many international
I though the United Stated, being the most democratic country of the world,
does not recognize decisions of international courts (and, specifically, it
withdrew from the International Court of Justice after a decision was taken
it did not like, and it never ratified the convention about the
Thank you Katherine for the update.
For Greg, I would like to know if there are some international courts in
which this could also lead to a lawsuit. I'm thinking to the
International Court of Justice, or the Inter-American Court of Human
Rights, as I guess something like European Court of
Thanks for the update
This is a good stand to take, seeing that our vision and mission demands it
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Thank you, Katherine. At once for such a precise update and for going
Also many thanks to all who dedicate time and work to this case.
Nadine Le Lirzin
On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 at 01:42, Philippe Beaudette
> Great update, thank you.
> On Mon,
Great update, thank you.
On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 4:14 PM, Katherine Maher
> Hi all,
> I’d like to share an update and next steps in our lawsuit against the U.S.
> National Security Agency (NSA), Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA. As you’ll
> recall, in March 2015,
I’d like to share an update and next steps in our lawsuit against the U.S.
National Security Agency (NSA), Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA. As you’ll
recall, in March 2015, the Wikimedia Foundation joined eight other
plaintiffs in filing a suit in United States Federal District Court