Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Announcement] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Statement Opposing the EU Copyright Package

2018-06-29 Thread Eileen Hershenov
On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation, I want to thank our governing board for its strong and unanimous statement opposing the EU copyright package. I've written a blog about the Foundation's opposition to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Announcement] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Statement Opposing the EU Copyright Package

2018-06-29 Thread Eileen Hershenov
On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation, I want to thank our governing board for its strong and unanimous statement opposing the EU copyright package. I've written a blog about the Foundation's opposition to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Foundation's FY18-19 Annual Plan is on Meta-wiki

2018-06-29 Thread Pine W
I am looking forward to the year ahead too. However, for the record, I am disappointed with several aspects of the AP document as currently written, and it is not a document that I would have approved in its current form. I think that WMF should have its APs scrubbed by an uninvolved expert

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Foundation's FY18-19 Annual Plan is on Meta-wiki

2018-06-29 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi all, The Wikimedia Foundation is pleased to announce that our final FY18-19 Annual Plan[1] is now available on Meta. The Annual Plan was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 12th. This Annual Plan remains organized around three goals that focus on making critical improvements to our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Announcement] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Statement Opposing the EU Copyright Package

2018-06-29 Thread James Heilman
Thanks Maria The EN community continues to discuss the possibility of posting a banner targeted to those in Europe in an effort to raise awareness. Still a lot of work to do and further community support required for this to move forwards.

[Wikimedia-l] [Announcement] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Statement Opposing the EU Copyright Package

2018-06-29 Thread María Sefidari
The Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia, the world’s largest online repository of free knowledge, believe that the European Union’s proposed copyright directive is a threat to essential human freedoms. If passed, it would limit free expression, and cause serious