Re: [Wikimedia-l] How To Recover From Having Made A Mistake [a reminder]

2016-01-11 Thread Yury Bulka
; Cheers, >>>A. >> >> That was absolutely fabulous, thanks Asaf. > > +1, that's a great post, Asaf! All very sensible advice. Can I suggest that > you put a copy on Meta somewhere, so it doesn't get (too) lost over time / > for easy future reference? +1 Yury Bu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The documentary film of Wikimedia Argentina now available. Happy birthday Wikipedia!

2016-01-16 Thread Yury Bulka
Fantastic work, Anna! Do you have the subtitles (*.srt) file so we can start translating the subtitles? I'd like to translate in into Ukrainian and share here) Best, Yury Bulka from Wikimedia Ukraine Anna Torres <d...@wikimedia.org.ar> writes: > Dear all, > > Wikimedia Arg

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-16 Thread Yury Bulka
MZMcBride writes: > A few years ago, the Wikimedia Foundation switched over to the Google Apps > platform, which means that most e-mail sent on the wikimedia.org domain is > now hosted by Google. Are you sure? It doesn't look like wikimedia.org's MX point to google's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook as a discussion mediam

2016-02-23 Thread Yury Bulka
, if the only people you want to talk to are already on Facebook, it's one thing. But if you wants to create a discussion that anyone could join, Facebook is not an ideal choice. Best, Yury Bulka board member Wikimedia Ukraine Nikola Kalchev <nikola.kalc...@gmail.com> writes: > For my p

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The documentary film of Wikimedia Argentina now available. Happy birthday Wikipedia!

2016-01-22 Thread Yury Bulka
Oops. That is a problem and needs to be fixed, otherwise the video should be deleted from Commons and relicensed as cc by-sa-nc. In the current state the video is doubtfully a cc by-sa work. At 09:15 there is a list of four items licensed under the noncommercial license, which is obviously

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The documentary film of Wikimedia Argentina now available. Happy birthday Wikipedia!

2016-01-22 Thread Yury Bulka
Anna Torres <d...@wikimedia.org.ar> writes: > Hi!! > > We are looking at it and we are trying to fix it :) Thanks to all! Thank you, glad to hear:) Best, Yury. > > 2016-01-22 9:01 GMT-03:00 Yury Bulka <setthemf...@privacyrequired.com>: > >> Oops. Tha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia to remove Public Domain Anne Frank Diary

2016-02-16 Thread Yury Bulka
g to the same historical period may have insanely different copyright terms. -- Юрко Булка | Yury Bulka | gpg: 36DD 7515 B47D E2C9 9057 D440 D834 635C A947 0CA2 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The conversation is happening elsewhere :(

2016-02-17 Thread Yury Bulka
I can't access it too (I don't have an account on Facebook). Adam Wight writes: > Thanks for the note! Fwiw, I can't read that without a login. Feel free > to urge the owners to make the thread public, if base crook even supports > such a thing. > On Feb 16, 2016 4:47

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Yury Bulka
There are certain things that affect many volunteers directly. A slightly off-topic example: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T59608#1637250 The fact that: > "the WMF education team has no engineering resources" ...affects volunteers. Sincerely, Yury Bulka (Wikimedia Ukraine) C

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-19 Thread Yury Bulka
uot; of the crisis. Best, Yury > > On 19 Feb 2016 01:46, "Yury Bulka" <setthemf...@privacyrequired.com> wrote: > >> There are certain things that affect many volunteers >> directly. A slightly off-topic example: >> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Experimental onion service for all

2017-11-24 Thread Yury Bulka
Great to hear! I have one caveat with it though - if I understand it correctly, it is currently in a man-in-the-middle position between the visitor and WMF, as it provides its own self-signed https certificate and performs various URL rewriting on the traffic to change the URLs to the onion

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Social: non-profit social networking service ?

2018-04-10 Thread Yury Bulka
If we want to improve the situation, I think one of the simplest things to do would be to increase the presence of WMF and Wikipedia on the Federation and Fediverse networks-of-networks. For a start, we could just be cross-posting from the WMF blog officially. And I don't think we need a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interpretation of CC NC from SUISA

2019-05-20 Thread Yury Bulka
> From: Lane Rasberry > > In 2009 Creative Commons published "Defining Noncommercial", a 250-page > report presenting survey data on what people consider to be > "noncommercial". There is a copy of the report at > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_NonCommercial_license Thanks a lot,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interpretation of CC NC from SUISA

2019-05-20 Thread Yury Bulka
> From: Mister Thrapostibongles > > I'm not quite sure what you mean here. Firstly, this isn't the right venue > for a discussion of the general principle of non-commercial licensing, > especially as the Foundation has decided on the use of licences that permit > commercial reuse. In my opition

[Wikimedia-l] Interpretation of CC NC from SUISA

2019-05-18 Thread Yury Bulka
Hello everyone, Just stumbled upon an page where Swiss collecting society SUISA lists things which they consider commercial use within CC NC licenses, as applied to works they have copyright on (delegated from authors who are their members). It's quite interesting and I think it is a very good

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-12 Thread Yury Bulka
y feel disenfranchised on the projects >they >helped to create, and the WMF is increasingly separate from the >community >in terms of its goals and priorities. I think that re-imagining the >governance of this movement is going to be the first step towards >making >any sort of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-12 Thread Yury Bulka
Maybe it is better to discuss specific recommendations on their talk pages? https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Working_Groups/Diversity/Recommendations/9 We might find ourselves discussing here only one specific recommendation while the other working groups'

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-12 Thread Yury Bulka
Todd Allen writes: > There does not seem to be anywhere to comment on these, which there should > be. I saw at least one which is highly objectionable and which I would like > to object to. The Recommendations page contains a "How to Share Your Feedback" section.

[Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-07-21 Thread Yury Bulka
I'm sure many have heard about this: https://thehackernews.com/2019/07/kazakhstan-https-security-certificate.html Essentially, the government in Kazakhstan started forcing citizens into installing a root TLS certificate on their devices that would allow the government to intercept, decrypt and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-07-23 Thread Yury Bulka
a & Wikimedia, as >> > not >> > > >> only they would be easily able to see which articles people read, >> but >> > > >> also steal login credentials, depseudonymize people and even hijack >> > > >> admin accounts. >> &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-07-23 Thread Yury Bulka
batim copied to the Kazakh Wikipedia, so that I do not expect much. > > Cheers > Yaroslav > > On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 12:45 PM Thomas Townsend > wrote: > >> Yury >> >> What is the position of the Kazakhstan chapter on this? >> >> The Turnip >>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-07-26 Thread Yury Bulka
to this discussion (hope it's not a terribly inappropriate thing to do). I'd be great to hear from WMF about their view on this. Best, Yury. Yury Bulka writes: > I'm not in Kazakhstan and am not in directly touch with any of > wikimedians there, so I don't know their position. > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-08-26 Thread Yury Bulka
ury > > On Fri, 23 Aug 2019 at 10:29, Yury Bulka > wrote: > >> I'm getting a 404:( >> >> John Erling Blad writes: >> >> > Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system >> > >> > >> https://www.reuters.com/articl

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal forced HTTPS backdoor in Kazakhstan

2019-08-23 Thread Yury Bulka
I'm getting a 404:( John Erling Blad writes: > Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system > > https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kazakhstan-internet-surveillance/google-apple-mozilla-move-to-block-kazakh-surveillance-system-idUSKCN1VB17Q >