Last month, a conference for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Wikimedia movement affiliates helped them share and acquire new knowledge in a variety of areas.... Read more

  1. Great Hera! Wonder Woman powers June’s two most popular Wikipedia articles

    After seven weeks in theaters, Wonder Woman has become the summer’s top domestic earner in the United States and throughout the month of June, articles about the film and its star were the most visited on the English Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. Appeals court rules in favor of Wikimedia in Brazil

    Brazilian Court of Appeals rules that singer Rosana Fiengo does not have the right to censor the Wikipedia article about her.... Read more

  3. Italy’s video game archive breathes life into gaming history and culture

    Fifteen people gathered at the Cineteca di Bologna’s video game archive to find reliable sources and expand Wikipedia’s free knowledge.... Read more

  4. Wikimedia Sweden loses case as court rules against free access to public art online

    The Swedish Patent and Market Court has issued a ruling against freedom of panorama in Sweden. We respectfully disagree with the Court, and urge those interested to support Wikimedia Sweden (Sverige) in their further efforts to strengthen freedom of panorama.... Read more

  5. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 375,000 windows on art history, and that’s just the beginning

    Richard Knipel, the Wikimedian in residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, looks back at the efforts made and future plans to further support collaboration between the museum and the Wikimedia movement. ... Read more

  6. Wikimedia Research Newsletter, April 2017

    The chilling effect of surveillance on Wikipedia readers, and other recent research... Read more

  7. Canadian Supreme Court rules against Google in favor of worldwide court orders

    The Canadian Supreme Court ruled that Google must remove search results worldwide, dismissing concerns that this may impede freedom of expression for people outside of Canada or inspire other countries to censor speech.... Read more

  8. Investing in our shared future, supported by AI: Announcing the Scoring Platform team

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s new Scoring Platform team, led by Aaron Halfaker, will be working on democratizing access to AI, developing new types of AI predictions, and pushing the state of the art with regards to ethical practice of AI development.... Read more

  9. Join Wikimedia volunteers and free knowledge leaders for Wikimania 2017 in Montréal

    Wikimania, the annual gathering of the Wikimedia movement, will be coming to Montréal this August, co-organized by Wikimedia Canada and the Wikimedia Foundation. The event will gather roughly 1,000 Wikimedia volunteers and free knowledge leaders to discuss participation in Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects, outreach across the globe, and the future of the Wikimedia movement, among other topics... Read more