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  1. Let European copyright catch up with reality

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    A harmonized panorama exception for Europe will make it easier for people to share images of the places where they live and collaborate with others. We urge the European Commission to introduce strong Freedom of Panorama to give all European citizens the opportunity to share images of the buildings and art in public places over the Internet.... Read more

  2. Foundation Board appoints Katherine Maher as Executive Director

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    In a unanimous vote, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees selected Katherine Maher to lead the organization dedicated to spreading the sum of all knowledge.... Read more

  3. Jimmy Wales names Emily Temple-Wood and Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight as Wikipedians of the Year

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    Being awarded for the sixth time, this is the first time two Wikipedians have received the honor together.... Read more

  4. Victory in France: Court rules in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation

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    The Paris Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation in a right of response suit, defending the Foundation’s status as a hosting provider. ... Read more

  5. Individual Engagement Grants program will fund eight community-led projects

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    Selected from a field of 28 applicants, the 8 focus on tools and online community organizing.... Read more

  6. Inspire Campaign: Building ideas collaboratively to address harassment on Wikimedia projects

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    To improve the way that harassment is prevented and managed on the Wikimedia sites, we’ve launched an idea-building event called the Inspire Campaign.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia to US: Don’t fix what isn’t broken in copyright law

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    At a discussion held by the US Copyright Office, the Wikimedia Foundation defended against attempts to further burden online platforms with preventing copyright infringement.... Read more

  8. Keep it free: public domain for California government works under threat

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    We are urging the California legislature to reject AB 2880, a 2016 bill that would allow the state to use copyright to restrict the public’s access to information.... Read more

  9. Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, gives to Wikipedia’s future

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    The founder of Craigslist and craigconnects is giving one million dollars to the Wikimedia Endowment.... Read more

  10. The future of copyright in Europe: protecting public interest and collaboration

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    As the European Commission considers updating copyright rules, we want to ensure they do not threaten free knowledge projects like Wikipedia.... Read more