Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-26 Thread Gnangarra
Is anyone not already aware of the recent issue facing Facebook over compensation for moderators https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/12/facebook-moderators-ptsd-settlement/ To me there appears to be potential risk that the Board and the WMF must consider in relation to any role that involves any

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Etherpad upgrade and a new skin

2020-05-26 Thread Chinmayi Mishra
Thank you Alexandros.. This looks so good with new GUI. On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 3:58:55 PM UTC+5:30, Alexandros Kosiaris wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > I normally don't send out emails like this when we upgrade etherpad, > but 1.8.4 (which we just upgraded to), has brought in a UI change

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-26 Thread Philip Kopetzky
What Martin mentions should be covered in the recommendations for the 2030 strategy, the measures mentioned here being "fast-tracked" to provide a starting point for improving Community Health. Conflict resolution needs to happen on the lowest possible level so that we don't run into situations

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-26 Thread Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l
With regard to the issue Facebook is having, if that were to become an issue on Wikimedia projects something likely would have happened already. The majority of disturbing content is handled by volunteers, and that which T handles is often sent to them by volunteers. Also, given the relatively

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-26 Thread Yaroslav Blanter
We of course do not have as many problematic uploads as FB does (and to be honest having a personal experience I am not really impressed with the quality of their moderators), but we still get several hundreds of obvious copyright violations per day uploaded to Commons, and several hundreds junk

[Wikimedia-l] WikiGap Nigeria Online Contest: We are looking for Jury

2020-05-26 Thread Olushola Olaniyan
Dear friends, Greetings, We are excited to inform you that WikiGap Nigeria Online contest ends today 27 May 2020, 23:59 (WAT). Submissions were received in the following languages ( in no particular order) : 1.Yoruba 2.Hausa, 3. Igbo 4.English 5. Deutsch 6. French 7. Italiano 8. Tieng Viet 9.