On March 10th, the Wikimedia Foundation joined a lawsuit against the NSA over its upstream surveillance program. A hearing is scheduled for late September on the government's recently filed motion to dismiss the lawsuit.
Alongside several collaborators and after investing hundreds of hours, Karanacs has finally completed her quest to rewrite Wikipedia’s article on the Texas Revolution.Read more
Wikimedia Israel held its seventh Wiki Academy conference earlier this month, and was joined by Lila Tretikov and other guests from the Wikimedia Foundation.Read more
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The Wikimedia Foundation was recently recognized in the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) “Who’s Got Your Back?” report.
We are proud to say that we received perfect marks across all five categories.
Today is World Camera Day 2015! Have fun taking your own photos or check out Wikimedia Commons for categories of photos labeled by with the camera used.
At the same time learn more about the cameras used by visiting Wikipedia to find an article or start your own!Read more
How Wikipedia built governance capability; readability of plastic surgery articles
With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Leeza Rodriguez and Tilman BayerRead more
Tahir Mahmood recently became the first Urdu Wikipedian to surpass 100,000 edits. He says community-set goals help inspire him to be so dedicated.Read more
The Wikipedia Library added a new French-language branch earlier this month. Along with this new branch, the library has received three new donor partners to help contributors of Wikipedia articles use higher-caliber sources.Read more
Developers from around the world gathered last month in Lyon, France for the Wikimedia Hackathon 2015. Here are some of the highlights of this edition of the annual event, which invited coders to develop new features, software and tools to make editing and reading wiki projects more enjoyable and effective.Read more
English Wikipedia editor Gary Greenbaum discusses five fascinating articles that he and others have authored on the site—including a maritime disaster, a pioneer, and a horse trainer-turned-publisher. This is the first installment of ‘Wikipedia Picks’, a proposed weekly feature for the Wikimedia blog. Please share your feedback about this new content experiment.Read more