Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-02-20 Thread Greg Varnum
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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-02-07 Thread Yaroslav Blanter
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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-02-07 Thread mathieu stumpf guntz
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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-01-31 Thread Dumisani Ndubane
Thanks for the update This is a good stand to take, seeing that our vision and mission demands it of us. *Dumisani Ndubane* Monitoring & Evaluation Strategist Wikimedia Foundation ✆ | +27 74 587 8616 ✉ | dndub...@wikimedia.org https://donate.wikimedia.org/ *"Imagine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-01-30 Thread Nadine Le Lirzin
Thank you, Katherine. At once for such a precise update and for going ahead. Also many thanks to all who dedicate time and work to this case. Nadine Le Lirzin Wikimédia France On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 at 01:42, Philippe Beaudette wrote: > Great update, thank you. > > On Mon,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-01-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Great update, thank you. On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 4:14 PM, Katherine Maher wrote: > 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.[1] As you’ll > recall, in March 2015,

[Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-01-29 Thread 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.[1] As you’ll recall, in March 2015, the Wikimedia Foundation joined eight other plaintiffs in filing a suit in United States Federal District Court