privacy

  1. Wikimedia Foundation and the Internet Law & Policy Foundry co-host privacy event

    Legal Internet Law Policy Foundry privacy event

    A privacy panel earlier this month touched on consumer privacy, the EU-US privacy shield, and “big data,” among other topics.... Read more

  2. Launching the Wikimedia Public Policy site

    Spock Monroe" by Ludovic Bertron, freely licensed under CC-by-2.0.

    The Wikimedia Foundation is excited to introduce the new Wikimedia Public Policy site. Public policy is vital for a world where everyone can freely access, share, create, and remix knowledge.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Highlights, June 2015

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    Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in May 2015: A Wikipedian’s quest to improve an article; Secure access to Wikimedia sites with HTTPS; Print Wikipedia from Michael Mandiberg; A Wikipedian’s recommended Wikipedia articles; How English Wikipedia covered Caitlyn Jenner’s transition; And fighting link rot with Geoffery Bilder.... Read more

  4. Improving the security of our users on Wikimedia sites

    Image by Woodennature, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

    Wikimedia Foundation teamed up with iSEC Partners to assess the security of our sites and protect the privacy of our users.
    Their engineers developed attacks against the current version of MediaWiki to identify security flaws, in a new report sponsored by the Open Technology Fund.... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Foundation releases latest transparency report

    Photo by Booksworm, freely licensed under CC-BY-SA-3.0.

    In the second half of 2014, the Wikimedia Foundation received hundreds of requests from governments, individuals, and organizations to disclose nonpublic user data and remove content from the Wikimedia Projects. Only three requests were granted.... Read more

  6. Global Action Against Mass Surveillance on the Anniversary of the Snowden Revelations

  7. Opposing Mass Surveillance on the Internet

  8. Launching a Privacy Policy Built the Wiki Way

  9. What happens when someone asks us for your information?

  10. Handling our user data – an appeal and a response