[Wikimedia-l] Bounties…

2019-01-24 Thread John Erling Blad
Both in Wikipedia and other parts of the Wikimedia-universe there are a lot of jobs that should be done, but are not so popular. Because they are not done, people get tired and backs away from whatever they are doing. I could give several examples, but lets say spellchecking. It is not fun doing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Security Notification: Malware creating fake Wikipedia donation banner

2019-01-24 Thread Adam Wight
Horrifying! Is there anything we can do from our side, e.g. include some Javascript which can detect and disable the malware banner? [[mw:Adamw]] On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 10:11 AM Paulo Santos Perneta < paulospern...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I seem to recall some OTRS tickets recently sent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bounties…

2019-01-24 Thread Rehman Abubakr
Hello John, I thought about it too, in a slightly different angle, and maybe it is really not a bad idea. What I thought was more for people who are here for a while (maybe those who have been around for 2+ years, 5000 edits, whatever). More of a motivation for the older worn out

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bounties…

2019-01-24 Thread Benjamin Lees
It's interesting that you chose spellchecking as your example. On the English Wikipedia, I tend to see that as an activity that some people actually do find fun (or relaxing). Plus, spelling errors (or perceived spelling errors[1]) are something that unregistered users really like fixing. But

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Publication of WMF Affiliate agreements

2019-01-24 Thread Laurentius
Il giorno mer, 23/01/2019 alle 11.37 -0500, Lane Rasberry ha scritto: > [...] Likely entities to answer this could be the WMF board, because > they recently granted voting rights to user groups Actually there is no change in the board selection process so far: the change is on the agenda of a

[Wikimedia-l] Security Notification: Malware creating fake Wikipedia donation banner

2019-01-24 Thread John Bennett
Hello, In order to keep the community informed of threats against Wikimedia projects and users, the Wikimedia Security team has some information to share. Malware installed via pirated contented downloaded from sites such as the Pirate Bay can cause web browsers compromised by the malware to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Security Notification: Malware creating fake Wikipedia donation banner

2019-01-24 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Hi, I seem to recall some OTRS tickets recently sent warning about it. Should they be forward to any address in particular, in case they keep coming in? Paulo John Bennett escreveu no dia quinta, 24/01/2019 à(s) 14:02: > Hello, > > In order to keep the community informed of threats against