[Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread David Richfield
Hi all, When I'm not editing Wikimedia projects, I work for Mondelez International, and our Social Media team has contacted me for advice on responsible engagement with Wikipedia. I know that different language projects have different rules on whether company representatives should: * Edit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread Hans A. Rosbach
In no-wp we have a policy that usernames shall be for individuals and thus typical company usernames are blocked and asked to request change of names. These users then have no restrictions on which pages to edit. As long as we don't demand identification of users, restrictions on edits would IMO

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread David Richfield
Thanks for the quick reply, Hans! If our representatives would (for example) translate an English company page into Norwegian, and then explain the edits on the talk page, and identify their conflict of interest on their user pages and also the article talk page, would you expect that that would

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Nederland report for September

2013-10-21 Thread Sandra Rientjes Wikimedia Nederland
The Wikimedia Nederland report for September is available: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_chapters/Reports/Wikimedia_Nederland/201309 It is also included as text in this message. COMMUNITY: supporting and mobilising volunteers and editors - Our two-weekly Wiki-Saturdays

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread Hans A. Rosbach
I'm not sure. Someone who posts deficient article that they obviously have a special relationship to, where the language in addition is deficient, may easily be meet by a deletion request. The difficulty with promoting a company in Wikipedia is the promotion part, not the identity of the author.

[Wikimedia-l] Thank you for this update.

2013-10-21 Thread Amy Vossbrinck
HI Patricio: Thank you very much for sending along this updated list of your new authorities. I have updated our internal list. Will you please send along the email addresses for these new officers. You will remember that this information is for internal use only. Ivana Molena Esteban Zarate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread Fred Bauder
I'm not sure. Someone who posts deficient article that they obviously have a special relationship to, where the language in addition is deficient, may easily be meet by a deletion request. The difficulty with promoting a company in Wikipedia is the promotion part, not the identity of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you for this update.

2013-10-21 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Amy Vossbrinck, 21/10/2013 20:16: HI Patricio: Thank you very much for sending along this updated list of your new authorities. I have updated our internal list. Internal list? What's that thing? I've heard about this mysterious list but I thought it was as real as the monster of Loch Ness:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread Hans A. Rosbach
Is skewing an article easier if you are good at it? Yes I think it is. Hans On 21 October 2013 21:13, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: I'm not sure. Someone who posts deficient article that they obviously have a special relationship to, where the language in addition is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread Johan Jönsson
2013/10/21 David Richfield davidrichfi...@gmail.com Hi all, For Swedish Wikipedia, as I understand our consensus and relevant texts (WP:IK, WP:Användarkonto, WP:Att skriva om näringsliv, företag och varumärken): When I'm not editing Wikimedia projects, I work for Mondelez International, and

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Statement from Wikimedia Foundation's Sue Gardner in response to paid advocacy editing and sockpuppetry

2013-10-21 Thread Matthew Roth
This statement is also available online: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Sue_Gardner_statement_paid_advocacy_editing Statement from Sue Gardner, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, in response to paid advocacy editing and sockpuppetry Editors on the English

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New access to non-public information policy, re-ID requirements and data retention

2013-10-21 Thread MZMcBride
Tomasz W. Kozlowski wrote: The discussion is taking place at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Access_to_nonpublic_info_policy and I invite every interested person (with a special invitation to people holding advanced user rights on any Wikimedia wiki) to take an active part in it. This

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread David Richfield
Thanks all! Surprising as it might seem for a company our size, we don't have any consultants polishing our Wikipedia pages. I'm not in communications at all: I'm in RD, but our Corporate Communications team really does want to act in good faith, which is why they started talking to me: they're