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Wikimedia Foundation Quarterly Report, October-December 2014

The Wikimedia Foundation’s quarterly report for October-December 2014, the first in this new format, gives an overview of what we said we would do, what we actually did, what we learned in the process, and what’s next.

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The Wikimedia Foundation joined Twitter and others to file this amicus brief against the Department of Justice regarding national security requests. Public domain.

Wikimedia Foundation supports Twitter’s fight for transparency

On Tuesday, the Wikimedia Foundation joined Twitter and others to file an amicus brief against the Department of Justice regarding national security requests. (…)

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Wikimedia sites can only show this picture of Weimar's Nietzsche Archive because German's 'Freedom of Panorama' law authorizes it. If the building was located in Belgium or France, this would be a copyright infringement.

The Twilight of Copyright, or, How to reform with a hammer

The new European Commission is working on a copyright reform proposal this year. Here’s a report on what this could mean for the Wikimedia movement. (…)

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, September 2014

Contents
1 Data and Trends
2 Financials
3 Highlights
3.1 Beta test of HHVM
3.2 Greek Wikipedia user wins key hearing in court case
3.3 Community consultation in Brazil
3.4 Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

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Wikimedia Highlights, December 2014

Here are some of the top stories published on this blog in December 2014. They cover a selection of activities of the Wikimedia Foundation,as well as important events from the Wikimedia movement — from making Wikipedia twice as fast with HHVM to the winners of the Wiki Loves Earth photo contest. (…)

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Wikimedia Highlights, November 2014

Highlights from the Wikimedia blog for November 2014, covering a selection of activities of the Wikimedia Foundation and other important events from the Wikimedia movement

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Wikimedia Highlights, September 2014

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

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When free speech conflicts with public health objectives: Yale ISP Conference

The Yale Information Society Project’s Conference on Public Health & the First Amendment brought together public health advocates, medical professionals and First Amendment scholars to discuss the implications of recent controversial First Amendment case law. (…)

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Wikipedia editor and high school student Ntsika Kellem on graduation day, near Cape Town, South Africa.See related video. Photo by Sydellewillowsmith, licensed under CC-BY-SA-3.0

The grand adventure of the Annual Report

The Wikimedia Foundation is proud to release its 7th annual report. This year’s theme: knowledge is a foundation.

People do amazing things with Wikipedia. Read the 2014 Wikimedia Foundation Annual Report to learn more (…)

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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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