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<a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cappadocia_Balloon_Inflating_Wikimedia_Commons.JPG">"Cappadocia Balloon Inflating Wikimedia Commons"</a>, by <a href="Benh">Benh LIEU SONG</a>, <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>

Using Licenses in an easy (and legal) way

[…] “Open Content – A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons Licences” is a publication by the German Commission for UNESCO, the North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Centre and Wikimedia Deutschland. […]

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<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nearby_in_Android_(landscape_crop).png">"Nearby in Android (landscape crop)"</a> by <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:DBrant (WMF)">DBrant (WMF)</a>, under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC-BY-SA-4.0</a>

Wikimedia Highlights, October 2014

Contents
1 New “Nearby” function in Wikipedia apps shows articles around you
2 All Wikimedia logos now under a free license
3 Using offline Wikipedia to guide tourists in Antarctica
4 Structured Commons project launches in Berlin
5 Wikipedia monument unveiled in Poland
[…]

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<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_GLAM-Wiki_Revolution.webm">"The GLAM-Wiki Revolution"</a> by Joe Sutherland and User:Rock drum, under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC-BY-SA-4.0</a>

Wikimedia Highlights, August 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for August 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heading_-_Evaluation_portal.png">"Heading - Evaluation portal"</a> by <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:EGalvez_(WMF)">EGalvez (WMF)</a>, under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en">CC-BY-SA-4.0</a>

Wikimedia Foundation Report, August 2014

Contents
1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Lightweight version of VisualEditor becomes available for tablets
3.2 First transparency report on requests for user information and demands for alteration or deletion of content
3.3 Global metrics for grants
3.4 Foundation staff report on their work at Wikimania
4 Engineering
4.1 HHVM
4.2 Mobile Apps
[…]

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"Knowledge for Everyone" by VGrigas (WMF), under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wikimedia Highlights, July 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for July 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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Still from "WMF Monthly Metrics Meeting July 31, 2014" by Wikimedia Foundation, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wikimedia Foundation Report, July 2014

Contents
1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Petition for free access to Wikipedia on mobile phones
3.2 Legal victories in Italy and against paid editing sites
3.3 New Wikipedia app for iOS mobile devices
3.4 Grants impact analysis
4 Engineering
[…]

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"Wiki Indaba 2014" by Thuvack, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wikimedia Highlights, June 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for June 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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"Tablet desktop to mobile switchover" by Ironholds, under CC-Zero

Wikimedia Foundation Report, June 2014

Contents
1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Revamped Wikipedia app for Android, and new optimized view for tablet users
3.2 Media viewer released on all wikis
3.3 First impact assessment of FDC grants (APG)
3.4 Term of Use amended with transparency requirements for paid editing
4 Engineering
[…]

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Free as in Open Access and Wikipedia

This post by Yana Welinder (Legal Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation and Non-Residential Fellow at Stanford CIS) was first published on the blog of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), as part of Open Access Week – a week to acknowledge the wide-ranging benefits of enabling open access to information and…

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Damon Sicore by Stephanie Hall Sicore (sicore.com), under CC-BY-2.0

Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

We are happy to announce that Damon Sicore officially joins the Wikimedia Foundation today in the newly created role of Vice President of Engineering, reporting to the Executive Director. Damon’s work in the new VPE role will be crucial to further developing and maintaining the technology that supports the very…

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